13 Medical bursaries to be awarded

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health Chris Fearne has announced the allocation of €2.2 million for medical studies in the United Kingdom.

This initiative is being funded from EU funds and the Maltese government.

Public health consultant Dr Kenneth Grech explained how these funds will allow 13 medical students to avail themselves of 3 placements for a Masters degree in Genetic Counselling, 4 placements for a Bachelor’s degree in Optometry and 6 placements for a Bachelor’s degree in Ortoptics within three universities in the United Kingdom.

Further details to follow.