08 Jan '12, 11pm

シンガポールでは2020年までに、老人介護・医療の人材が今の4倍必要になるとの事 ある意味世界中でこれからの急伸産業ではるよね。大変だけど。高齢社会先進国の日本にはもっと色々海外に提供出来る知見とかがあるんじゃないかなぁ #海外介護

シンガポールでは2020年までに、老人介護・医療の人材が今の4倍必要になるとの事 ある意味世界中でこれからの急伸産業ではるよね。大変だけど。高齢社会先進国の日本にはもっと色々海外に提供出来る知見とかがあるんじゃないかなぁ #海外介護

By 2020, Singapore will need almost four times the number of people to work in the elder care sector than it now has, revealed Dr Amy Khor, who has been tasked with getting those workers. -- PHOTO: STEPHANIE YEOW By Salma Khalik, Health Correspondent By 2020, Singapore will need almost four times the number of people to work in the elder care sector than it now has, revealed Dr Amy Khor, who has been tasked with getting those workers. That means recruiting 11,000 more workers in all categories - from doctors and nurses to therapists and health-care attendants - over the next eight years, she said. The figure that has been made public for the first time underscores the unenviable task Dr Khor has ahead of her. Today, this sector employs only about 4,000 people. With the rapidly ageing population, the need for many more caregivers will shoot up. But the problem is attracting...

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