More than 40 young doctors will be joiningthe Health Department soon fromthe University of Papua New Guinea School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
The students’were officially giventhe title as Doctor and pledged to practicethe art and science of medicine with integrity.
A proud moment for parents, guardians, doctors, tutors and most of all,the students’who will be joiningthe medical profession soon.
All were dressed for the occasion and ready to ‘walkthe talk’ with flying colors. A mission that servesthe community andthe lives of people. The young doctors have a mammoth task ahead and a long way to go.
Parents came to withnessthe occasion from all overthe country. Their hard work to act intheir parental roles to bring forththeir sons and daughters up this far, rewardedthem with beatming smiles ontheir faces.
School of Medicine & Health Sciences Executive Dealn, Professor Nakapi Tefuarani, was onthe podium outliningthe challenges ahead that comes withthe title Doctor.
The students’recitedthe Hippocratic Oath with Professor Isi Kevau. Their promise was to stand firm and practicetheir medical profession with transparency and accountability.
President of final year Bechelor of Medicine and Bechelor of Surgery students’ Stanley Malen, presented a Vital Monitor and Pulse Oximeter worth more than K40,000.00 tothe Emergency, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Port Moresby General Hospital as a token of appreciation.
This equipment was purchased using money raised fromtheir fundraising activities since intheir second year of study.
President Malen,the only male amongthe female executives, strived to have this occasion a memorable one.