On July 9th, 2012, Vice Health Minister of People’s Republic of China, Prof. Huang Jiefu arrived in Indonesia. His trip was well received by The Indonesian Minister of Health, Dr. Nafsiah Mboi, SpA, MPH.
After visiting The Health Minister, Prof. Huang accompanied by The Ambassador of China to Indonesia, Liu Jianchao, paid a visit to RS Cipto Mangunkusumo (RSCM) and ended his trip at RS Pondok Indah-Pondok Indah. Personally, Prof. Huang was interested to see the workflow systems of Indonesia’s state and private hospitals, and also two hospitals performing successful liver transplants here which were RSCM and RSPI – Puri Indah, under the management of RSPI Group. RSPI-Puri Indah has her own Gastrointestinal, Liver & Pancreas Center as center of excellence and Centre for Hepato-Pancreo-Billiary Disorders and Liver Transplants.
In their visits, Prof. Huang and Mr. Liu was warmly welcomed by Ir. Deddy Kusuma as The Chairman of Steering Committee of RS Pondok Indah Group, Dr. Yanwar as CEO of RS Pondok Indah Group and management. Dr. Yanwar presented general views of inpatient and outpatient facilities, diagnostic centers and centers of excellence in RS Pondok Indah Group.
In his speech, Prof. Huang stated that he supported the good cooperation between RSPI-Puri Indah and The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, China in the field of hepato-pancreo-biliary and liver transplant. “This partnership will ensure good relationship of both countries and we fully support the transfer of knowledge between this two countries,” added Prof. Huang.
As a health institution which always strived to develop better knowledge in medicine and medicine technology for better patient care, RS Pondok Indah Group certainly welcomed the support from both countries, those were from Indonesian Ministry of Health and People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Health. “We hoped that this colaboration with one of the best center for liver transplant in the world, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, could bring forward the development of the equal care including care of liver, pancreas and gallblader disorders in RS Pondok Indah Group, and also in Indonesia, “ said Dr. Yanwar.
In between the scheduled itenerary, Prof. Huang and Mr. Liu also had a chance to have a talk with Mr. Soebagijo, a patient diagnosed with cirrhosis and liver cancer which successful liver transplant at RSPI-Puri Indah last 2010. Mr. Soebagijo was in a very good health.
This event was followed by a hospital tour to the variety of clinics in RS Pondok Indah – Pondok Indah where Prof. Huang had some dialogue with the patients, and the event ended with a symbolic present from Ir. Deddy Kusuma to Prof. Huang.