SHAH ALAM, 4th September 2023 – Delegations from Medical Protection Society (MPS) made a memorable visit to Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) to commemorate and exchange a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance collaborations as part of a mutual friendship and cooperation between these two institutions. This ceremony, held in Canseleri Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin, UiTM Shah Alam was initiated by the Department of Medical Ethics and Law, Faculty of Medicine, UiTM.
UiTM was represented by the Vice Chancellor, YBhg. Professor Datuk Dr. Hajah Roziah Mohd Janor. The event was witnessed by Associate Professor Dr. Fazah Akhtar Hanapiah, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, UiTM. The MPS team was led by Dr Robert Hendry, the Medical Director of MPS.
This exchange is aiming to promote mutual understanding as well as enhancing areas on education and particularly research cooperation in the field of medical ethics and law.
“The MoU has been signed based on mutual friendship and cooperation of both our institutions, and aims to promote mutual understanding, academic, cultural and scientific thought, personal exchange and research cooperation in the field of medical ethics and law.”
Professor Datuk Dr. Hajah Roziah Mohd Janor
(Quoted in her speech during the exchange of ceremony)
Apart from the academic collaborations, the MoU has been signed to initiate an emphasis on the subject of Medical Ethics and Law as UiTM is the first and only medical faculty in the country to have an established curriculum at undergraduate and postgraduate level conducted by the Department of Medical Ethics and Law. It is understood that our future doctors will be imbued with proper knowledge of medical ethics and will possess professionalism attitudes once they have embarked in the world of clinical practice.
The strategic partnership hopefully would bring a success in developing a stronger relationships and friendships between UiTM and MPS, driving the future of Medical Ethics and Jurisprudence in Malaysia.