Experience of a Medical Student: Volunteering in The Emergency Department during Massive Flood in Kelantan, Malaysia

  • Zhi Xiong Chong Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.
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Author Biography

Zhi Xiong Chong, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.

Zhi Xiong Chong is currently a final-year medical student of a five-year medical programme at the School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia. He isthe winner of the scientific poster competition at the East Asian Medical Student Conference (EAMSC) in Japan in 2013

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Published
2015-07-13
How to Cite
Xiong Chong, Z. (2015). Experience of a Medical Student: Volunteering in The Emergency Department during Massive Flood in Kelantan, Malaysia. International Journal of Medical Students, 3(3), 163-164. Retrieved from http://ijms.info/index.php/IJMS/article/view/140
Section
Experience