Pamtas Yonmek 403/WP Task Force Holds Mobile Health Service in Papua


As a form of concern for public health, especially for people living in border areas, the Indonesian Pamtas Task Force-PNG Mechanized Infantry Battalion 403/Wirasada Pratista held social service activities in the form of free health services to the community in the Tatakra Village, Web District, Keerom Regency, Papua.

This was conveyed by Dansatgas Pamtas RI-PNG Mechanized Infantry Battalion 403/Wirasada Pratista Lt. Col. Inf. Ade Pribadi Siregar, S.E., M.Sc., in a written release in Keerom Regency, Papua. Tuesday (16/11/2021).

Dansatgas said that in order to facilitate health service activities carried out by the Tatakra Post health personnel, they cooperated with local village officials and the Web District Health Center.

“This is a form of government concern through the TNI and local government health agencies, being present in the midst of the community in order to help the lives of people who need health services and treatment,” said Dansatgas.

Furthermore, he conveyed, in its implementation, health services were provided free of charge and carried out by going around the village from house to house. In addition to carrying out treatment, health socialization is also carried out to educate the public about the importance of maintaining personal and environmental hygiene in order to achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Meanwhile, one of the Tatakra Village residents named Nico (56) thanked the TNI Post Tatakra gentlemen who had helped the community by providing free medical treatment and health services, because previously the people of Tatakra Village were still cultivating traditional medicine for several diseases. In some cases, the healing process takes a long time.