500 Indonesian Professional Nurses Ready to be Fly to Several Countries

Suara.com – The high demand for health workers in various countries in the world today is a new opportunity for Indonesia’s young generation who are interested and able to compete to seize this opportunity.

The good news is that Indonesia itself has quality nurses who have the competence to be able to compete abroad. One of them, like 30 nurses who were flown to a number of countries.

The placement of 30 nurses who will work is divided into 11 people at National Ambulance, United Arab Emirates, 8 people working at Aamer Health Care Center, United Arab Emirates, and 11 people to Alorf Hospital, Kuwait. The nurse herself is from the Binawan Group.

The Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the United Arab Emirates Husin Bagis stated that all the nurses who were delegated were part of the target to send 1,000 Indonesian health workers in 2021-2022.

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Nurse illustration. (Shutterstock)

“To achieve this target, it is important for the government to collaborate with the private sector, such as Binawan. The departure of these nurses shows that Indonesian migrant workers, especially nurses, have adequate quality to compete with nurses from other countries,” he explained in The departure event was held at the Binawan University Campus Hall recently, based on a press release that Suara.com received.

This year, said Deputy Chairman of Binawan Group, Ir. Said Saleh Alwaini, said that his party will dispatch 500 Indonesian professional nurses in batches until December 2021 to meet requests from the UAE National Ambulance and various hospitals in the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

He explained that this was part of a long-term program until 2025 to place 22,000 Indonesian health workers in the Middle East, Japan, Singapore, Germany, Canada, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

“The success of this program is expected to be a source of foreign exchange for the country of Rp. 5.7 trillion per year to help regional development and improve the welfare of health workers and their families, as well as contribute to capacity building for the quality of health services in Indonesia,” he concluded.

To be accepted to work abroad, continued Said, Indonesian nurses who are interested must take preparations in the form of foreign language courses, matriculation of nursing competencies, training in various special specializations according to the standardization required by health service institutions abroad.

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Besides these various trainings, nurses are required to take the International Prometric test, related to this Binawan also organizes preparations for the test.


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