Pianist, sport champ, med student ... and author

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Pianist, sport champ, med student ... and author

The jack of all trades can now add a published book to his long list of skills and achievements

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Ashiq Pramchand, a 23-year-old medical student, is a pianist, a student of northern and southern Kung-Fu styles, a TV presenter, the manager of a tech company, the founder of a student club and a table tennis champion.

The accomplished Durban man believes his real adventure began in medical school, so it was only natural for him to write a book about it.

Pramchand’s newly published book, titled The Great Medical Student Odyssey – Tales and Adventures in Medical School, details his journey at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine and illustrates the incredible adventure and harsh realities of medical students in SA...

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