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Nurses, paramedics from Manipur leave for Japan

Three students from SPRA (Shija Paramedical Research Academy) and one nurse from College of Nursing, Medical Directorate, Imphal were selected for internship programme in Japan under the Technical Intern Training Program..

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 1 Jun 2022, 3:06 am

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(Photo: IFP)

Shija Hospitals and Research Institute (SHRI) flagged off the first batch of Manipuri nurses and paramedics to pursue internships in Japan under the Technical Intern Training Program (TITP) on Tuesday.

The ceremony was held at Auditorium, SHRI and attended by Director of Health Services, Dr K Rajo Singh; sales head of ARMS Incorporation/H &A India Pvt. Ltd., Nagatoshi Shibata; Health Care Trainer of ARMS Incorporation/H &A India Pvt. Ltd., Arisa Shiranits and Chairman cum Managing Director, Dr. Palin Khundongham.

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Addressing the function, Dr K Rajo said that medical science is developing so fast in every part of the globe. The kind of technology and method used in health sciences differ from one country to another. As nurses and paramedics are also some of the key persons in health services, they are also very much essential to learn all these new technologies and tools, he said.

The new internship programme taken up by SHRI in collaboration with Japan government would surely help to expand horizon of budding nurses and paramedics, he added while stating that initiative of internship programme was done with so much of effort where a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Government of India and the Government of Japan.

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There is high expectation these selected internees from Manipur would surely learn many new things with sincere dedication and give a good image of Manipur and India in Japan, he expressed.

Dr K Palin also said that due to COVID-19 pandemic, this intern programme was postponed for one year. However, during that time, these selected internees had undergone training in Japanese language, Japanese Lifestyle, business etiquette provided by ARMS Incorporation.

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He further said that there is great demand for health care workers specially nurses and paramedics in Japan. Another round of internship will be flagged off next months. This step would not only provide opportunity in developing news and skill but will also tighten the age-old relation of Japan with Manipur and India as well.

Under the programme, three students from SPRA (Shija Paramedical Research Academy) and one nurse from College of Nursing, Medical Directorate, Imphal were selected for this internship programme.

TITP is a Japanese initiative that encourages the acceptance of international human resources who gain skills and expertise by working as technical interns in Japan.

TITP aims to contribute to the human resource development of developing nations such as India, Vietnam, China, Thailand, Malaysia, and others by accepting interns and transferring skills through On-the-job Training (OJT) in Japan.

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First published:1 Jun 2022, 3:06 am

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