The Regional Democratic Council (RDC) of Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) is presently awaiting a project document for the way forward with regards to the setting up of the Linden arm of the American International School of Medicine (AISM), which is scheduled to become operational Linden soon.Regional Chairman Renis Morian said while the RDC was briefed on the concept during a discourse with members of the AISM, it awaits a project document which will then be forwarded to the relevant authorities to make way for medical and legal ramifications. The Regional Chairman said when the opportunity presented itself, a survey was conducted to ascertain the amount of doctors, nurses and people in other medical capacities across the Region who are tasked with travelling to Georgetown to seek training. He added that there are other investment opportunities which have also presented itself in the line of medical enhancement for the region.“So they looked at the bottom line that this thing could work in Region 10… There’s also indication that even in the area of medical facilities and training that somebody wants to do an investment,” he noted.During a visit to the Linden community last month, the AISM expressed great interest in having a branch of its operations established in the town. Once all is in place, the Medical school could become operational by September, Dr Colin Wilkinson who is attached to the programme, stated during that visit.The programme which will target some of the best qualified people is expected to commence with a three-part study programme followed by studies in Clinical and Basic Science. Programmes will run for five years, with intakes up to three times per year – January, May and September.