PHNOM PENH: The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), together with the Soonchunhyang University Medical Centre, has invited five participants as management staff from the Preah Ang Duong Hospital to pursue studies in the Republic of Korea.
The training course will be conducted from 21-27 September 2022 under the “Project for Capacity Building of Ears Nose Throat (ENT) Centre in Preah Ang Duong Hospital," said a press release issued by KOICA, adding that the participants are scheduled to leave Cambodia for the Republic of Korea tomorrow, 21 September.
The aim of this training program is to improve the knowledge and management skills regarding capacity building for hospital operation and the master plan establishment.
In order to facilitate this training, KOICA Cambodia Office held a pre-departure orientation on Monday, 19 September. The pre-departure orientation is to help ease the entry of Cambodian participants into Korean culture and enable them to make the most of their life in the Republic of Korea.
During pre-departure orientation, KOICA provided needed information about Korea, about the course and the code of conduct on integrity and sexual harassment.
According to the press release, in 2022, KOICA already invited six doctors from Preah Ang Duong Hospital to attend the “Invitation Training Program - Doctor” course in the Republic of Korea. Three doctors attended the training from 11-31 May, and another three attended from 11 May to 9 June. KOICA also invited one more doctor and seven nurses from the Preah Ang Duong Hospital to join the “Invitational Training Program - Nurse” from 10-23 July.
The invitational manager training program for five management staff at Preah Ang Duong Hospital includes the hospital's Director and Advisor to the Ministry of Health, Associated Professor Lou Lykheang. This is the last training course under the “Project for Capacity Building of Ears Nose Throat (ENT) Centre in Preah Ang Duong Hospital."
The Deputy Country Director of KOICA Cambodia Office, Kim Kwang Wook, congratulated the Cambodian doctors and nurses. He also requested the participants to use this excellent opportunity to learn about Korea’s development during their stay and to share their experience in Cambodia for sustainable development. Then, Senior Program Specialist, Hort Sroeu, and Young Professional of KOICA Cambodia Office, Ha Jun Seung, briefly reported on the above-mentioned topics of pre-departure orientation.
All participants who participated in the orientation showed their gratitude to KOICA and Soonchunhyang University Medical Centre, and showed a high level of participation and commitment throughout the course to promote capacity building for a broad understanding of the nurse training program.