“Banjarmasin government ready to cooperate to improve the quality of service of Sultan Suriansyah Hospital by sending employees for workshop or internship, and following other training,” Mayor of Banjarmasin H Ibnu Sina stated as he visited the KHG whose centered in Nagoya Kyoritsu Hospital, Japan.
KHG carries out the most advanced medical care through the use of the most advanced medical equipment (such as radiation therapy equipment and PET-CT scanners, dialysis clinics, and welfare facilities), and medical staff of the highest caliber.
Ibnu Sina's visit, together with Deputy Speakers of Banjarmasin's DPRD HM Yamin dan Hj Ananda, held in February 11 to 15, 2020. They were welcomed by KHG's CEO dr Hirohisa Kawahara MD, and Prof Dr Tetsuya Yamada in Nagoya Kyoritsu Hospital.
Prof Dr Tetsuya Yamada said, the center of Japan's metropolitan area (prefecture Aichi) is now facing a high elderly population, which reaches 30 percent of the total population, thus it requires as many as 375.000 nurses in 2020. This opens up opportunities for everyone to work in the country.
“This is an opportunity for workforce or campus alumni in Banjarmasin to work or do an internship in Japan, and of course with the Japanese language,” he said after the explanation.
Not only Nagoya Kyoritsu Hospital, but they also visited some other hospitals, including Josai Hospital Nagoya. It is a unique hospital that has a special service for elderly (Elderly Health Care Hospital).
The hospital even serves its patients until the end of their lives. So, don't be surprised if there patients who have been inpatient for up to three years. Even they have nursing homes for the elderly, which designed with various activities with a variety of skills for the elderly.