Sakra World Hospital signs agreement with Hokkaido University for Clinical Exchange Program
Bengaluru, 19th December 2016: Sakra World Hospital signs agreement with Hokkaido University, Sappora,Japan in the city today. The department of Neurosciences at Sakra is striving towards initiating medical training and education, to improve the quality of surgeries here. This is a changing trend where surgeons from developed nations like Japan are coming to India - a developing nation to experience and enhance their skills, this shows the level of expertise our Indian doctors have in their field. The agreement is an initiation of the collaborative effort between the Institute of Neurosciences, Sakra World Hospital, Bengaluru along with Hokkaido University, Japan one of Japan’s oldest and most renowned institution.
“It is indeed a pleasure for me to announce the international academic exchange signed between Hokkaido University, Sappora and Sakra World Hospital. We at Hokkaido University, have been for a while now wanting to create a change for a better world and I am happy to announce that Sakra World Hospital is the first international collaboration. As part of the collaboration we plan to exchange medical and academic ideas and programs to improve the quality of life for the people of both the countries.” said Dr. Kiyohiro Houkin, the Director of Department of Neurosurgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sappora, Japan.
“It is a privilege for Sakra World Hospital today for having signed the international academic exchange program agreement.
The initiative aims to medical training and education, to improve the quality of surgeries through regular operative courses, academic and faculty programs, exchange of challenging case studies and surgical techniques. The fact that Sakra World Hospital is the first international collaboration by Hokkaido University shows a statement of the medical excellence practiced at Sakra.” said, Mr. Toshimasa Yashima, Managing Director, Sakra World Hospital, Bengaluru.