More than 40 young doctors will be joining the Health Department soon from the University of Papua New Guinea, School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
The students were officially given the title as Doctor and pledged to practice the art and science of medicine with integrity.
A proud moment for parents, guardians, doctors, tutors and most of all, the students who will be joining the medical profession soon.
All were dressed for the occasion and ready to ‘walk the talk’ with flying colors. A mission that serves the community and the lives of people. The young doctors have a mammoth task ahead and a long way to go.
Parents came to witness the occasion from all over the country. Their hard work to act in their parental roles to bring forth their sons and daughters up this far, rewarded them with beaming smiles on their faces.
School of Medicine & Health Sciences Executive Dean, Professor Nakapi Tefuarani, was on the podium outlining the challenges ahead that comes with the title Doctor.
The students recited the Hippocratic Oath with Professor Isi Kevau. Their promise was to stand firm and practice their medical profession with transparency and accountability.
President of final year Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery students, Stanley Malen, presented a Vital Monitor and Pulse Oximeter worth more than K40,000.00 to the Emergency, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Port Moresby General Hospital as a token of appreciation.
This equipment was purchased using money raised from their fundraising activities since in their second year of study.
President Malen, the only male among the female executives, strived to have this occasion a memorable one. EMTV