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Warsaw: The Health Kalon of the Central Tibetan Administration attended an international symposium of alumni of Polish medical universities in Warsaw on May 26. The symposium was attended by former students of medical universities in Poland, including the host, Warsaw Medical University.

Warsaw: The Health Kalon of the Central Tibetan Administration attended an international symposium of alumni of Polish medical universities in Warsaw on May 26. The symposium was attended by former students of medical universities in Poland, including the host, Warsaw Medical University.

In his address, Kalon Dr Tsering Wangchuk gave an overview of the health-care system of Tibetans in exile, and the health department's top priorities to improve the system.

The Chancellor of the University, Professor Dr Marek Krawczyk, presented Dr Tsering Wangchuk with an honorary medal. The medal was incepted in memory of famous Polish doctor Tytus Chalubinski for his outstanding merit in fostering knowledge and popularisation of Polish medical university in the world.

On May 27, Dr Tsering Wangchuk was interviewed by TVN 24, a popular Polish TV channels. He responded to questions on the Chinese government's repressive policies in Tibet, and the workings of the Central Tibetan Administration following the devolution of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's political authority to Dr Lobsang Sangay, the democratically elected leader of the Tibetan people.

Later in the afternoon, he met with the Polish Tibetan community in in Warsaw. He spoke about the policies being initiated by the present Kashag (cabinet) following the far-reaching reform carried out by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in devolving his formal authority to the elected Tibetan leadership. He also briefed the Tibetan community about the Tibet Corps initiative and the different health care programmes initiated by the health department.

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