Physiotherapy Bachelor Bridging Programme in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The Singapore International Foundation, in partnership with Technical School of Medical Care, University of Health Sciences and Singapore Health Services launched the Physiotherapy Bachelor Bridging Programme which will allow Cambodians, armed with a diploma in Physiotherapy, to upgrade their skills and knowledge to a Bachelor’s Degree.

The pioneer batch of students in the Physiotherapy Bachelor Bridging Programme (in light blue uniforms) takes one for the album with His Excellency Mr Michael Tan, Singapore’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia (top row, centre), Singapore International Volunteers and representatives from the Singapore International Foundation, Singapore Health Services and University of Health Sciences, Cambodia.
About 200 physiotherapy students from Technical School of Medical Care, University of Health Sciences, Cambodia (TSMC-UHS) attended the launch event of the Physiotherapy Bachelor Bridging Programme. TSMC-UHS’ physiotherapy diploma holders are encouraged to enrol in the Bachelor’s programme to further enhance their knowledge and skills in the field.
Singapore International Foundation (SIF)’s Division Director, Programmes Mr Reginald Wee (right) presenting a token of appreciation to Mr Song Sit, President of the Cambodian Physical Therapy Association and a module leader of the Physiotherapy Bachelor Bridging Programme. Mr Song Sit is a graduate of the SIF’s Advanced Certificate in Physiotherapy Practice programme and collaborates with the SIF’s Singapore International Volunteers since 2005.
Mr Reginald Wee (right), Singapore International Foundation’s Division Director, Programmes presenting a token of appreciation to His Excellency Professor Saphonn Vonthanak, Rector of University of Health Sciences, Cambodia during the launch ceremony of the Physiotherapy Bachelor Bridging Programme.
The Singapore International Volunteers (SIV)’s team leader Prof Celia Tan presenting a token of appreciation to His Excellency Prof Thir Kruy, Secretary of State from Ministry of Health, Cambodia at the launch ceremony of the Physiotherapy Bachelor Bridging Programme. Prof Tan is leading a team of eight specialist SIVs to work together with their Cambodian counterparts in building the curriculum and the training of trainers to ensure the programme’s sustainability.
The first student cohort of the Physiotherapy Bachelor Bridging Programme learning about the upcoming curriculum and assessment during orientation after the launch ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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