On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) Universitas Indonesia (UI) received a study visit from students of the Bachelor of Hospital Administration Study Program, Bina Mandiri University, Gorontalo. Received at the FPH UI Doctoral Promotion Room, this visit was carried out with hybrid manner as the key informants, Head of the FPH UI Hospital Administration Masters Study Program, Dr. Ede Surya Darmawan, S.K.M., M.D.M., attended online. This visit was attended by 27 students and 2 assistants: the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Health Sciences, University of Bina Mandiri Gorontalo, Adnan Malaha, S.Pd., M.Sc., and Chair of the Bina Mandiri University Gorontalo Hospital Administration Undergraduate Study Program, Yolanda Ngabito, S.E., M.Sc.
This study visit aims to gain insight into the Hospital Administration Master Study Program at FPH UI as well as expert lectures with the theme “Administrative Challenges in the Digital Age”. In presenting the material, Dr. Ede Surya Darmawan as the guest speaker, said that this material covers hospital administration from a public health perspective that focuses on preventive activities. “Preventive activities in public health aim to improve the degree of public health and welfare. Talking about public health means talking about the health of nations,” explained Dr. Ede.
Furthermore, Dr. Ede stated that the main functions of public health for the nation are: 1) welcoming new people, 2) maintaining the existence of the nation, 3) increasing the nation’s productivity, 4) thanking the nation, 5) educating that health security must be a priority, and 6) making investment in the health sector is tangible to the family and individual levels.
While in the next session, Dr. Ede conveyed the profile of the Master of Hospital Administration Studies Study Program including profiles of teaching staff, education staff, study program accreditation, students, graduates and curriculum.
The Dean of FPH UI, Prof. dr. Mondastri Korib Sudaryo, M.S., D.Sc.; FPH UI Academic Manager, Dr. Laila Fitria, S.K.M., M.K.M., as well as Cooperation, Alumni Relations and Venture Manager, Indri Hapsari Susilowati, S.K.M., M.K.K.K., Ph.D., are present at the FPH UI Doctoral Room to welcome the visiting participants offline. (wrk)