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Old 16-12-2019, 01:17 PM
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I just reviewed the SMC guidelines to obtain full registration.

The Govt makes it quite difficult for foreign-trained specialists to practice in SG. No wonder so few specialists from more developed countries like Australia/US/Canada, and so many from less developed countries.
Not true. To qualify for specialist in singapore, you need to hold to relevant qualifications from singapore, uk, australia, america or canada, or europe.

Post graduate training from non western country is not recognised. As such there are ZERO specialist doctors from less developed countries who are specialist in singapore.

There are many foreign doctors from less developed countries who are practising in specialist in their home countries but is willing to do non specialist work in singapore is because of money.

Sg pays better

The reason few caucasian specialist from foreign countries is because western country pays better.

So at end of day is $$$.

If we accept specialist qualifications from the world the local docs will complain. But international practice usually is insular and protective

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