Berita Internasional

Dubai sets plans in motion for big growth in medical tourism

DUBAI // A medical tourism club for healthcare facilities has been set up to find ways to sustain medical tourism as the emirate bids to increase numbers to 500, order 000 each year by 2020. Last year saw 135,000 medical tourists, up from 120,000 in 2013, according to Dubai Health Authority, and that number is expected to exceed 150,000 by the end of this year, estimates the consultant Colliers International.

NHS hires up to 3,000 foreign-trained doctors in a year to plug staff shortage

Up to 3,000 doctors have been hired from overseas by the NHS in the past year, as the service battles to tackle staff shortages that medical professionals say are serious and growing. They came from at least 27 countries, including India, Poland, Australia and Greece – but also even Iraq, Syria and Sudan – according to 32 of the 160 hospital trusts in England who responded to requests from the

Change in PMDC ruling troubles foreign doctors

Islamabad – Hundreds of medical students who opted for top Chinese medical universities for better future prospects would not have thought that petty politicking of regulatory body of medical education in Pakistan would land them on streets on return. An amendment in the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) Ordinance 1962 has left hundreds of students, ampoule who went to foreign universities, and in the lurch forcing them to undergo

Putting Chinese doctors to the US medical test

It’s a public holiday but surgeon Li Yang is surrounded by students at a university lecture theatre in Beijing as they cram for the tests that would allow them to practise medicine in the United States. Cutting back on his clinic hours at a hospital, Li founded Baige Medical a few years ago to create one of a growing number of companies on the mainland that prepare medical students and

NHS must rely on foreign doctors

A Sunday Express investigation has found that millions of pounds are being spent each year on bumper wages for overseas staff who jet in to provide temporary cover.Some of those drafted in have been paid more than £1,000 per day to fill positions left empty due to long-term vacancies, holidays and sickness leave. We launched our probe after it emerged crisis-hit NHS Grampian forked out more than £5,000 for a

Hadapi MEA 2015, Sektor Kesehatan Masih Lemah

Guna menghadapi Asean Economic Community 2015 seluruh Sumber Daya Manusia (SDM) harus dipersiapkan dengan baik. Terlebih, patient tenaga kerja di Jabar mampu bersaing dengan tenaga kerja luar negeri. Akan tetapi, dari sisi sektor kesehatan SDM di Jabar masih kalah bersaing dengan luar negeri. Ditambah lagi belum sinergisnya berbagai pihak dalam pembentukan lembaga sertifikasi profesi (LSP). Dinas Tenaga Kerja dan Transmigrasi (Disnakertrans) Provinsi Jawa Barat terus mendorong kabupaten/kota untuk membangun badan

Atasi Ebola, Kuba Kirimkan 165 Dokter ke Afrika Barat

Wakil Menkes Sierra Leone, sovaldi Madina Rahman, Senin (6/10/2014), mengatakan, pihaknya saat ini telah mendapat bantuan dari AS, Inggris, Kuba dan Tiongkok. Menurut Rahman, terdapat 4.000 tentara AS ditugaskan di Afrika Barat untuk membantu penanganan epidemi ebola yang terparah dalam sejarah manusia modern. Para tentara AS itu dilaporkan berasal dari berbagai disiplin ilmu, seperti kedokteran dan ahli bangunan. Sementara Kuba mengirimkan 165 anggota medis, termasuk dokter dan suster. Semua tenaga

The United States needs doctors, and immigration reform can help: Giovanni Piedimonte (opinion)

As I watch the debate over immigration reform in Washington, D.C., it is apparent our leaders need to be reminded of the implications the issue has for the future of medicine. As the chairman and physician-in-chief of the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, I can tell you that one-third of my colleagues here are immigrants. They help provide a diversity of ideas and top-tier global talent to the American medical system. I, myself,

Menteri Perdagangan: MEA untungkan profesi dokter

KONTAN – JAKARTA. Masyarakat Ekonomi Asean (MEA) sudah ada di depan mata. Namun banyak pengusaha belum siap dengan pasar bebas Asean ini.  Menteri Perdagangan, thumb Muhammad Lutfi menuturkan sebanyak 85% orang mengerti tentang Asean, prostate tapi yang paham dengan MEA hanya sekitar 5%. â??Ini memang problem,â? kata Lutfi kepada Kontan, dikantornya, Kemendag, Jakarta, akhir pekan lalu. Namun, menurutnya pengusaha tak perlu khawatir karena pada Januari 2015 mendatang tak akan

Shortage of U.S. Public Health Workers Projected to Worsen: About 250,000 New Workers Needed

Nations Health  -  Alarms signaling an impending public health work force shortage are growing more urgent. New findings show that the U.S. shortage will grow increasingly worse over the next four years, but that few Americans are aware that a crisis exists. At a public health work force briefing on Capitol Hill in late February, the Association of Schools of Public Health released a first-of-its-kind assessment of the looming public