Welfare Korea Academy for Lao People’s Democratic Republic Sees Success

KOHI concluded an International Training Program with positive feedback of all participants

News provided by KOHI
Jun 29, 2018 17:40 KST

CHEONGJU--(Korea Newswire) June 29, 2018 -- Korea Human Resource Development Institute for Health and Welfare(KOHI) successfully concluded ‘Welfare Korea Academy for Lao People’s Democratic Republic’ with Ministry of Health and Welfare(MOHW). 10 trainees of government officials from Lao People’s Democratic Republic(PDR) participated in the program from 17th, June to 30th, June in 2018.

The course was designed to review the successful Korean welfare policy and structure, analyze strengths and weaknesses of welfare sector of Lao PDR, and draw practical and evidence-based action plans suitable for the country. Aimed at high qualified welfare structure of developing countries, WKA(Welfare Korea Academy) course has got started last year and this season marked the second year for KOHI.

In the course, quality lecturers from the colleges of welfare and welfare schools helped the trainees learn and understand the programs throughout the course. The trainees also visited the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Jochiwon-eup Office, Daejeon Metropolitan Self Sufficiency Center, National Pension Service, Health Insurance Corporation, Welfare Center for the Handicapped in Cheong-ju city and Social Security information service.

“It is third time for me to visit Korea. I hope what we’ve learned for the last 14days would be applied into the welfare policy for Lao PDR” said Mr. Khamping SENGTANNALAT, Director General, Policy for Devotee, Disability and Elderly Department, Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, Lao PDR. “With the great hospitality from KOHI, I could experience more, and learn more” he added.

The WKA course saw a full attendance and positive feedback as the course helped those who wish to further develop their knowledge of planning principles and problem-solving solutions in the welfare field. Successful conclusion of Welfare Korea Academy for Lao PDR is expected to contribute to the achievement of Lao PDR’s participants and collaboration between Korea and Lao PDR for welfare sector.

Following the success of the course for Lao PDR, KOHI will be holding Welfare Korea Academy for Mongolian during this year.

KOHI has been running various programs, including global health and welfare development program and training course to build capabilities of participants in the field.

* KOHI(Korea Human Resource Development Institute for Health & Welfare) is an affiliated agency of the Ministry of Health and Welfare that provides education and training for domestic and international public officials and personnel in the health and welfare sectors.

Website: https://www.kohi.or.kr


Korea Human Resource Development Institute for Health and Welfare(KOHI)
Division of Health & Life Education Department
Global Cooperation Center

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