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|Title:||The Marei Ika Daigaku (Syonan Medical College) during the Japanese occupation of Singapore (1942-1945)|
|Authors:||Cheah, J.S. |
|Citation:||Cheah, J.S., Tay, G. (1997). The Marei Ika Daigaku (Syonan Medical College) during the Japanese occupation of Singapore (1942-1945). South African Medical Journal 87 (12) : 540-544. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||During the Japanese Occupation of Singapore (1942-1945), Singapore was renamed Syonan (or Syonanto). The Japanese Military Administration established The Medical College on 27 April 2603 (1943) and it was known as The Marei Ika Daigaku or Syonan Medical College. It was sited at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Hakua Byoin). The Ika Daigaku relocated to the General Hospital, Malacca in February 2604 (1944) where it functioned till the end of the Japanese Occupation in September 1945. About 200 students from Singapore, Malaya, Sumatra and Java attended the Syonan Medical College; the students were taught mainly Japanese language and culture.|
|Source Title:||South African Medical Journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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