Health Partnership Forum Webinar: Health Recovers A Rising Economy
Directorate of Health Promotion & Community Empowerment of the Ministry of Health and CCPHI - Partnerships for Sustainable Communities held a Discussion Forum "The Role of Business, Philanthropy and Media in the United Community Movement to Implement Health, Healthy and Productive Living Protocols" on October 21, 2020 through a zoom meeting and broadcast streaming via the @ditpromkes FB account.
This event presents dr. Kirana Pritasari MQIH, Director General of Public Health, Ministry of Health as the keynote speaker, with four speakers, namely drg. Kartini Rustandi, M.Kes, Secretary of the Directorate General of Public Health, Ministry of Health; dr. Riskiyana S. Putra M.Kes, Director of Health Promotion & Community Empowerment, Ministry of Health; Vera Galuh, VP General Secretary Tirta Investama and Zainal Abidin, Group Head AGRO Dompet Dhuafa. This discussion was moderated by Tri Agung Kristanto, Deputy Editor in Chief of KOMPAS. The event which was opened by Sonny Sukada, Executive Director of CCPHI and Dwi Adi Maryandi, Health Promotion & Community Empowerment of the Ministry of Health, was attended by participants from the government, business world, NGOs, media and educational institutions.
Sonny Sukada explained "This forum is a meeting room to share knowledge, experience and evidence-based best practices in an effort to build a healthier and more productive society during the COVID-19 pandemic which is ultimately expected to contribute to Indonesia's economic recovery."
dr. Kirana Pritasari MQIH (Director General of Public Health of the Ministry of Health) expressed his appreciation to CCPHI for forming a partnership with the Directorate of Health Promotion and Community Empowerment so that this Health Partnership Forum Webinar can be held and become an arena for discussion, sharing of thoughts and evidence-based experiences from various experts who have competence in their field in mapping the problems and impacts that arise during the pandemic, to then formulate what actions can be taken to suppress the spread of COVID-19 in the community. Webinars are also expected to provide motivation, spark interest and commitment for the business world and potential partners who continue to carry out activities during the pandemic; to work together with their respective resources in implementing health protocols; especially in the discipline of wearing masks, maintaining a minimum distance of 1 meter, and frequently washing hands with soap.”
Drg. Kartini Rustandi M.Kes (Secretary of the Directorate General of Public Health of the Ministry of Health) stated that the application of new habit adaptation aims to increase awareness, willingness, and ability to implement health protocols for the prevention and control of Covid-19 but also to support business continuity both at work and in places and facilities. general. This is intended to achieve the goal so that people can live productively and safely from Covid-19.
Furthermore, Vera Galuh Sugiyanto as VP General Secretary of PT Tirta Investama said that the business world had implemented health protocols in the work environment both in the office and in the factory. The company has created guidelines for Return to Office Safely so that company productivity can continue, formed a Covid-19 response team, and provided supporting facilities such as providing virtual support groups; provide disinfectants and sterilization boxes, make barriers, make markers and markings to maintain distance.
Zainal Abidin, Group Head of AGRO Dompet Dhuafa explained how DD as a social company distributes donations that are mandated to help relieve the people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Dompet Dhuafa has distributed Zakat Fitrah and given rice alms; distribute Sacrificial Animals and distribute meat alms; distributing major vegetables/agricultural products, donating basic necessities, and providing assistance to farmers; all of which are carried out by implementing health protocols, including DD staff who are required to take regular rapid/swab tests.
Dr. Riskiyana Sukandhi Putra, M.Kes., Director of Health Promotion and Community Empowerment at the Ministry of Health said that the participation of all elements of society is the key to the success of a program. Collaborating with many parties must continue to be carried out because in addition to expanding the range of participation, it can also enrich knowledge and insights that are useful in making future strategies and policies. The government is always looking for the best formula to increase public awareness and participation to comply with health protocols.