Monday, December 2, 2013

Pon, Fred Hing 盤國恩 (1938-1940)

updated December 8, 2013.


DDS (Toronto); LDS Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.

HONG KONG 1938. Holder of Certificate of Exemption under the Dentistry Ordinance, 1914 [1] to practice dentistry 1938-40 [2]. Private practitioner nlt.1938-40, address 1: 1/F, #757 Nathan Road 1938-39.

[1] Certificates of Exemption were issued to dental practitioners who lacked the academic qualifications recognized by the Dental Board (essentially the General Medical Council in UK) to qualify to register. Generally speaking, only qualifications awarded by institutions located on the Britain Isles or in British Overseas Territories were recognized.
[2]. The Dental Register 1941 is not available; it is unknown whether or not it actually exists.

Selected bibliography: The Hong Kong Government Gazette, May 10, 1940, #537


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