InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – To help the medical treatment to prevent the spread of corona virus (Covid-19), Indonesian Palm Oil Association (IPOA) participated by providing the medical equipment or tools. The tools were given to three referral hospitals to cure the patients, they are, RSAL Mintohardjo, RSUP Fatmawati, and RSUP Persahabatan.
“This is our concern from the stakeholders because of the spread of Covid,” Executive Director of IPOA, Mukti Sardjono said, as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Tuesday (24/3/2020).
He also mentioned that the medical tools are the participation from the coordinators and the members of IPOA in the program called, GAPKI Peduli. “The equipment tools for the medical officers are crucial to help their work dealing with more patients in the hospitals,” he said.
Days before, GAPKI Peduli also participated to help the victims of the earth quake in Lombok, Palu, and improved the religious school (madrasah) in district of Lombok Timur and West Kalimantan. “Besides from the secretariat of IPOA, our friends in the branches also gathered some money from the coordinators and the members to help about the Covid – 19 virus spread,” he said.
The medical tools are hazmat suit, boots, face shield, and googles.
“There are hundreds of pieces we gave to RSAL Mintohardjo, RSUP Fatmawati, and RSUP Persahabatan. Hopefully the medical personels who deals with the Covid get the advantages (from the tools),” he said.
He continued that IPOA in the GAPKI Peduli still takes other members and the workers to participate to lighten up the burdens of the people and the government to face the Covid – 19. “We would participate next until Covid-19 really disappears from Indonesia,” he said. (T2)