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Minister Dao Ngoc Dung receives Member of Japan’s House of Representatives


On August 14th, 2018, at the Ministry Head office, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung had a cordial meeting with Mr. Tanihata Takashi – Member of Japan’s House of Representatives and leader of Sosei Group. The meeting discussed about the work of exchanging nursing internship and information on Sosei Group in 3 fields: Medical care, nursing care – elderly care and managing accommodation for elderly…

At the meeting, Mr. Tanihata Takashi expressed the good emotion as well as impressed by the development of Vietnam for the past years. He said the cooperation relationship between Vietnam and Japan also had the strong development including manpower resource field.

Introducing about Sosei Group, Mrs. Matsui Keie – President of Sosei Group said that, the Group wanted to receive Vietnamese nursing internees to work. The Group always makes the most comfortable condition for the candidates. She also hoped that MOLISA would create the good condition to implement the cooperation between the two sides.

The Representative of the Group also highly appreciated the skills of Vietnamese nursing candidates; and hoped that the two sides strengthen the cooperation in the dispatching activities, receives Vietnamese internees to work in the nursing home of the Group.

Sharing at the meeting, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung said that according to Vietnam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, since 2012, 6 courses for nursing and assistant applicants with 1,200 candidates have been selected and trained in Japanese. So far, Vietnam has sent a total of 892 candidates to work at Japanese reception facilities, the last exit was 219 candidates on 30/5/2018.

Minister Dao Ngoc Dung emphasized that Vietnamese nursing candidates have confirmed their outstanding capability. So far, 48 per 69 applicants pass the national certificate of Japan, accounting for nearly 70%; 89/95 nursing candidates pass national certificates, reaching the rate of 94%. Minister Dao Ngoc Dung affirmed that this was a new field relating to human health care, which should be carefully implemented with specific criteria. However, the two sides need to remove obstacles towards the successful cooperation. With the proposal of Sosei Group, the Minister supported the policy and assigned the Center of Overseas Labour to coordinate with the Group to implement this work.