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'No subsidies' for doctors going private

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The government has floated a plan to revoke subsidies for doctors who take specialist courses at state medical schools and then go on to work at private hospitals after they graduate. 

HIGHER YEARNING: A freshman celebrates during the ‘CU 1st Date, First Page of Our Memory’ welcome party at Chulalongkorn University yesterday. The party followed the release of the names of the successful candidates in the central university admission exams. PHOTO: PATIPAT JANTHONG

The plan is a part of an attempt to prevent a drain of medical specialists into the private health sector following the government's medical hub project.

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