Japan sees surge in foreign nursing care students

National Sep 18, 2018

Japan sees surge in foreign nursing care students

The number of foreign students enrolling in nursing care schools has nearly doubled this academic year amid a labor shortage in the heath care sector, according to the Japan Association of Training Institutions for Certified Care Workers. The rise in the number of foreign students ...

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Shortage of nursing care workers

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