BANDUNG - Rector of Padjadjaran University (Unpad) Trihanggono Ahmad said that collaboration with various sectors outside the health sector to face the challenge of improving the quality of health services is needed.
College is considered to be a means to initiate the collaboration, "he said when opening" The 6th Padjadjaran International Nursing Conference "at Hotel El-Royale, Bandung, Wednesday (23/5).
The event organized by the Faculty of Nursing Unpad is an effort to bring together various stakeholders to produce a more complex model of nursing practice.
In producing an advanced health care model, universities play a role as research organizers. The results of this research are expected to be not only published in scientific journals. A research should be utilized in the community.
Through a forum attended by a number of academics and health practitioners from various countries, the Rector encourages all parties to collaborate to discuss the various researches presented. Thus, the research is expected to be implemented in the community.
He revealed that college is no longer a center of knowledge and technology. Universities are transformed not only as centers of knowledge, but are able to build strong networks in implementing science.
"This international seminar is a medium to bring other colleagues who can show unlimited collaboration only in the aspects of college. To answer the current problems should be encouraged the involvement of various parties, "explained the Rector. (jo)