Depok, March 11, 2020, a Sharing Session activity “Professional Nursing Practice in Kuwait: Experience and Opportunities” took place by presenting a resource person, Mr. Rana Purnama Lahardi (Chairman of Indonesian National Nurses Association Branch Kuwait 2017-2022; Specialist Nurse in Dialysis Center, Farwaniya Hospital, Ministry Of Health Kuwait) and FoN UI Alumni Bpk. Mohammad Robby Fajar Cahya, MSN (Urology & Fertility Medicine Nurse Specialist in Sabah Al Ahmad Urology Center Ministry of Health Kuwait, Founder of SHIFARA GROUP and Member of Professional Expertise Division Diaspora Kuwait). The activity which took place at Gd. The FoN UI Education and Laboratory aims to add information to FoN UI alumni and students regarding what processes must be passed to be able to work abroad, especially Kuwait. Also attending the event were the Manager of Cooperation, Venture, and Alumni Relations, Mrs. Herni Susanti, Ph.D; Manager of Education and Student Affairs, Dr. Tuti Nuraini; Head of the Faculty Administration Center, Hening Pujasari, Ph.D.
The two speakers explained that to be able to work abroad, everyone had to prepare beforehand. In addition, they explained about the facilities that were obtained while being a nurse in Kuwait, one of which was getting a salary ranging from 700 – 900 KWD or the equivalent of 31 million – 45 million rupiah. In addition, workers also get other accommodation facilities ranging from housing, transportation, daily meals. Even nurses in Kuwait get more than 30 days of annual leave per year.