UNAIR NEWS – Universitas Airlangga Teaching Hospital (RSP UNAIR) continues to make various breakthroughs and innovations. Even though the hospital is not yet ten years old, RSP UNAIR has provided various services with many achievements, from within and outside the country.
To improve health services to the community, this time, RSP UNAIR inaugurated three new services: Airlangga Aesthetic Center, Traditional and Complementary Service Clinic, and Integrated Digital Design Center for Medical UNAIR Hospital – ITS, on Monday, July 8. It was held at Dharmawangsa Hall Lt. 8 RSP UNAIR and attended by the Director General of Health Services from the Indonesian Ministry of Health, dr. Bambang Wibowo, Sp.OG (K)., UNAIR Rector Prof. Nasih, Director of RSP UNAIR Prof. Nasron, leadership of UNAIR and RSP UNAIR.
Regarding the new health services, the Director General of Health Services from the Indonesian Ministry of Health, dr. Bambang, in front of the media, said that he greatly appreciated the efforts of RSP UNAIR to formalize the service. According to him, health services integrating conventional and traditional service is an innovation that first established by a teaching hospital in Indonesia.
“We certainly appreciate the service that is first owned by a teaching hospital in Indonesia. Of course, the things done by RSP UNAIR can be an example for other teaching hospitals in Indonesia, “he said.
Furthermore, this service model integrating conventional and traditional services provides many benefits for the wider community because the community will have many choices for treatment. It is even more special, he said, as this was done by a teaching hospital.
“We know that there are a lot of traditional medicine services in Indonesia. With the presence of this integration of services and the support from researches conducted by academics and doctors here, of course we will improve service quality, “he said.
Meanwhile, on the same occasion, UNAIR Rector Prof. Nasih said that the service integration was very important so that all could support each other and the services will run well. Related to traditional medicine, Prof. Nasih emphasized that had done a good calculation, especially related to its human resources.
“We are also encouraged to establish a Bachelor of Traditional Medicine program. However, before the program established, we want to ensure that the graduates will have excellent employment skills, “said Prof. Nasih.
Author: Nuri Hermawan