The Faculty of Nursing (FKep) Universitas Hasanuddin (Unhas) discharged two Inbound students (Melanie Steentjes and Lysbeth Hofstra) from Hanze University of Applied Science, Groningen, The Nederlands. The Evaluation and Farewell Ceremony took place virtually through the zoom application at 15.00 WITA on Monday (26/07).
Melanie Steentjes and Lysbeth Hofstra have successfully carried out a study or research project for eight weeks at the Rappokalling Health Center, Makassar City, starting from May 5 to June 23, 2021.
The Fkep Unhas lecturers who were involved as research team members and supervisors; (1) Silvia Malasari, S.Kep., Ns., MN., (2) Kusrini Kadar, S.Kp., MN., Ph.d., ( 3) Nurhaya Nurdin, S.Kep., Ns., MN., MPH and (4) Andi Fajrin Permana, S.Kep., Ns., M.Sc.
One of the supervisors, Silvia Malasari, reported that Hanze University Inbound students conducted research at the Rappokalling Health Center Makassar with health promotion about Covid-19 which is being implemented at the Rappokalling Health Center.
“The population in the study was health students and health workers. During the research, the two students received guidance and assistance from the Unhas Medical Faculty lecturers who were also involved in the study,” explained Silvia.
Head of Makassar Rapokalling Health Center, dr. Gusti Gunawan congratulated Hanze University students who have completed research studies. He hopes that their knowledge and experience in the field can be helpful for the community, especially in their home country.
On the same occasion, the Dean of the Faculty of Nursing, Dr. Ariyanti Saleh, S.Kp., M.Kes expressed his gratitude to the Hanze University students who have become part of the Faculty of Nursing. He hopes that the collaboration between Fkep Unhas and Hanze University can improve education quality and produce competitive human resources.
“We will continue to play an active role in supporting international programs and in establishing excellent students who can play a role in accordance with their competencies and expertise,” explained Dr. Ariyanti
Melanie Steentjes and Lysbeth Hofstra, students of Inbound Hanze University, also expressed their gratitude for the guidance given to complete the research. They hope that later they can directly visit Hasanuddin University.
Kumara Tungga Dewa, S.S.
Editor: Ishaq Rahman, AMIPR