Partnership to enhance healthcare services

Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre (PJSC) and Southern TOHOKU Hospital Group (STHG) of Japan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Ministry of Finance and Economy in Jalan Menteri Besar yesterday.

Signing the MoU on behalf of PJSC was Executive Director Dr Haji Mazrul Adimin bin Haji Besar and for Southern TOHOKU Hospital Group (STHG) was Vice President Dr Sadayoshi Watanabe, in the presence of Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah in his capacity as the Chairman of the PJSC Board of Directors; and Senior Advisor at STHG and President of the International Health Care Foundation Professor Kanichi Seto.

According to PJSC, the MoU will support it in achieving health-related targets, advance value-based innovation and enhance the quality of healthcare services under its portfolio.

This move is in line with its vision to be a leading and innovative specialised medical centre especially in the field of cancer and its treatment.

PJSC is a specialised healthcare provider consisting of three specialised medical service centres namely, The Brunei Cancer Centre (TBCC), Brunei Neuroscience, Stroke and Rehabilitation Centre (BNSRC) and Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Centre (MFPRSC) which are equipped with state-of-the-art medical and rehabilitative care facilities.

The Japanese guests had the opportunity to visit and tour the centres.

STHG is a conglomerate of medical and social welfare service corporations in Japan. STHG pioneered the development of Proton Beam Therapy (PBT) Centre and the world’s first accelerator-based BNCT (Boron Neutron Capture Therapy) Research Centre to become a critical care centre for local and international patients.

Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah in his capacity as the Chairman of the PJSC Board of Directors, Executive Director of PJSC Dr Haji Mazrul Adimin bin Haji Besar, Vice President of Southern TOHOKU Hospital Group Dr Sadayoshi Watanabe, and Senior Advisor at STHG and President of the International Health Care Foundation Professor Kanichi Seto during the signing ceremony. PHOTO: PJSC