Dental and Oral Hospital of UNAIR building (Photo by Alifian Sukma)
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UNAIR NEWS – Dental and Oral Hospital (RSGM) Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) well equipped with 24 hours Emergency room.

Emergency room of RSGM was officially opened by Vice rector of Partnership and Business Junaidi Khotib Ph,D on Wednesday (23/8). In the grand opening, also in coincided with launching of facilities such as central surgical services and inpatient installation.

Director of RSGM Prof. R. M Coen Pramono Danudiningrat,drg., SU., Sp.BM(K) said that The grand opening was an attempt to develop hospital infrastructure facilities. Previously, on December 1, 2016, RSGM UNAIR obtained a permanent operational license from the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia.

“We are on one step higher by conducting the 24 hours operational of RSGM UNAIR, it because the support of University and RSUD Dr. Soetomo,” Coen Said

Prof Coen said that RSGM UNAIR was the place for both dentist student and specialist for training of professional health. The policy established as the paradigm change that dentistry education with polyclinic-based turned into hospital.

“So I expect for students to discover more about human health is not only about mouth, but it all from head to toe,” said the professor of mouth surgery and maxillofacial,

Junaidi as the vice rector IV said that the existence of RSGM UNAIR was expected to be the teaching hospital that would be in demanded by the experts to conduct their research for maintaining health service.

“Besides regularly providing the oral and dental health treatment, it’s better if there should be flagship service. RSGM should be a place in where the experts can do better things in health care,” Junaidi said

This event was attended by Head of Medical Services Division of Drs. Soetomo Hospitl Tri Wahyu Martanto, Vice Dean I Prof. Dr. Ir. Dr. Anita Yuliasari, drg., M.Kes., And Director of Airlangga Health Science Institute Prof. Dr. Nasronuddin, dr., Sp.PD., K-PTI.

Well-equipped with Cutting Edge Facilities

Although it been obtained the license in 1st Dcember 2016, RSGM Universitas Airlangga actually has been opened to serve since 2002. It was experienced transformation from dental treatment Centre to polyclinic and the current as hospital. While it has the temporary license as hospital, the doctors of RSGM had ever done the oral surgery for patient from Bima, West Nusa Tenggara

RSGM has three beds of third class, two beds of first class, and also two beds for children.

Besides, it also equipped with High Care Unit, two large surgery rooms and three beds recovery room. There is also Nutrition Installation and Central Sterilization Service Department.

Prof. Coen said that by the good facilities RSGM UNAIR could support the service and also become the first destination of dental and oral health in eastern Indonesia.

“We hope that we will be able to accommodate patient of eastern Indonesia,” He said

Author: Defrina Sukma S

Editor: Nuri Hermawan

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