penguasa perubatan

English translation: medical superintendent; medical administrator

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Malay term or phrase:penguasa perubatan
English translation:medical superintendent; medical administrator
Entered by: yam2u

15:54 Jan 22, 2009
Malay to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical - Medical (general)
Malay term or phrase: penguasa perubatan
Can anyone help me with the meaning of penguasa perubatan (of/at a hospital) please?

context: the penguasa perubatan of a certain hospital signed a birth certificate
Caroline Supriyanto-Breur
Netherlands
Local time: 16:07
medical superintendent; medical administrator
Explanation:
- those are medical titles one usually finds in hospitals.

- as for signing birth certificates, certainly. even those in much lower positions than medical superintendent have authority to sign birth certs.

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yam2u
United States
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thank you so much for your quick answer!
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4 +2medical superintendent; medical administrator
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medical superintendent; medical administrator


Explanation:
- those are medical titles one usually finds in hospitals.

- as for signing birth certificates, certainly. even those in much lower positions than medical superintendent have authority to sign birth certs.



yam2u
United States
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Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
thank you so much for your quick answer!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Naim Jalil
8 hrs

agree  Rastom Rahman: In Malaysian hospitals, those are also known as M.O's i.e medical officers
10 hrs
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