|Medical devices from the Menkes of the Republic of Indonesia
Minister of Health (Menkes) of the RI, dr. Endang Rahayu Sedyaningsih, MPH, Dr. PH, would visit the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM), Saturday (12/24). The minister is scheduled to give keynote speech at the National Symposium organized by the Center for Women and Children Empowerment (LP3A) UMM in the theater room of UMM Dome.
The symposium would bring the theme "Protection and Fulfillment Strategies of Family-based Children’s Rights as the Efforts of Children Growth Optimization". In addition to the Menkes, the event would present the Deputy Governor of East Java, Drs. H. Syaifullah Yusuf; a member of Commission IX of the House of Representatives, Hj. Endang Agustini Syarwan Hamid, SIP; consultant of Children Growth and Development from RSSA Malang, Dr. Mardhani Yosoprawoto, Sp. A (K); and the Chief LP3A, Dr. Trisakti Handayani. The event is supported by the Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI).
In addition, Chief of Public Relations UMM, Nasrullah, explained that although the visit would be relatively brief, it is planned that the visit would be accompanied by the giving of medical devices for Education Hospital UMM, the inauguration of the Joint Lecture Building for Fikes and FK UMM, and the inauguration of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). "Meanwhile, Mr. Deputy Governor is scheduled to represent the Governor to inaugurate the Class II of Impatient Building Installation at Education Hospital UMM," said Nasrullah.
Assistance on building from the Governor and medical devices from the Menkes are the part of the development of Educational Hospital UMM which has been completed early. The goal is the economy class service would be soon operated. Now, the building of class III assisted with 7 billion rupiahs from the Government of East Java Province has been completely built. Meanwhile, the assistance on the medical equipment for 3 billion rupiahs from the Menkes has also been prepared in the building. The medical equipments, among others, are 120 beds, an ECG, an anesthesia machine, and 4 incubators.
Meanwhile, Dean of the Medical Faculty (FK) UMM, dr. Irma Suswati, M. Kes, said the visit on the OSCE building inauguration would have a very strategic value. She argued that the unit is very useful to test students' skills as complete as a doctor. The OSCE rooms are set as a daily practice rooms for doctor. Moreover, the building consists of 14 rooms; 12 test rooms and 2 break rooms. The laboratory consists of various laboratory equipments and props to test different skills.
"The facilities and laboratory supports of the Medical Faculty are the part of efforts to harmonize theory and practice. Therefore, the graduates will be able to implement them in the family, industry and society," said Irma. (nat/t_alf)