MNU signs with Thai company to enhance medical studies

The Maldives National University (MNU) have signed a five-year agreement with Thailand's Samitivej Public Company aimed at enhancing the competencies of MNU students in the medical field.

The official signing of the agreement took place with Vice Chancellor of MNU Dr. Aishath Shehenaaz and Deputy CEO of Thailand's Samitivej Public Company Surangakana Techafaithoon.

MNU asserted that the agreement will benefit the development of expertise in research areas and facilitates students in seeking professional advice from the Thailand-based company. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to participate in overseas travel and attend various awareness programmes, said the university.

Furthermore, the agreement underscores a heightened focus on nursing and allied health sectors.

Samitivej Public Company, a private brand, operates numerous hospitals and health centers in Bangkok and Chon Buri province. Notably, it is part of Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS), one of the largest and prestigious private hospital networks in Bangkok.