Meeting with the government of Hong Kong

Medical Doorway’s commitment to aspiring medical students continuously goes beyond admission and selection. Our broader role is to support transition to employment and work with decision makers to improve access to medical care. This involves bringing together stakeholders to deliver on strategic targets in key areas across the globe. This approach is now delivering results in Hong Kong, one of the world’s most dynamic cities. This is evidenced by our work with Charles University First Faculty of Medicine and Hong Kong based students.

Along with many developed economies, Hong Kong is dealing with a chronic shortage of doctors. In a response to this, the government of the Special Administrative Region is implementing strategies to reverse this trend. In recognition of the role Medical Doorway can play we were invited to meeting with the Heath Bureau. Co-ordinated by our colleagues at the Czech Republic Consulate, we attended with Professor Eitan Brizman from Charles University First Faculty of Medicine.

The meeting was chaired by Ms Elaine Mak (Deputy Secretary for Health). Miss Catherine Wai-Yee Wong, secretary to the Medical Council of Hong Kong was also in attendance. Following introductions, the aims and objectives of the health bureau were discussed enabling Charles University and Medical Doorway to discuss how both parties can help address these aims.

Making a commitment to Hong Kong

Managing Director of Medical Doorway, Mr Ben Ambrose, discussed the company’s commitment to Hong Kong. This has included working with schools across the territory, educating college counsellors and running parent/student seminars. So far, we have placed Hong Kong citizens and residents in medical schools and universities across the UK & Europe. Our aim is to enable them to return to serve their communities. Professor Brizman provided examples of how the university have collaborated in a similar fashion with other Asian nations and regional governments.

It was agreed that working together to enable students from Hong Kong to conduct placements back home is a priority. All parties agreed to move forward with urgency. Medical Doorway and Charles University First Faculty of Medicine are looking forward to helping alleviate the local shortage of doctors.

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