Merauke, PSP – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Papua, PT Tunas Sawa Erma, conducted another social activity addressed to the society around the company's operation area consistently and routinely in form of free Medical Services. This time, the CSR team Papua cooperated with the Task Force Raider 330 in carrying out the Medical Services and health counseling in Butiptiri, Jair district, Boven Digoel on February 19th, 2017.
The press release received by the editorial of Papua Selatan Pos has provided an idea on how the society in Butiptiri welcomed the CSR team of Papua and the Task Force Raider 330/ TD. The 15 members of the joint team received a warm welcome from the public. Many people, from children to adults, helped to take the logistics to the venue of the program which was quite far from the long boat dock.
On that occasion, the Managing Director and Management of PT Tunas Sawa Erma Mr. Yi Jong Myeong, also attended and greeted the people in Butiptiri, and joined a Sunday service at the church prior to the social service activities. Butiptiri is located quite far from the capital of Jair district and Boven Digoel. The team had to travel for approximately 2 hours by land and river to get to Butiptiri. Given the location of the village which is quite far from the district administrative center, it causes concern over the provision of services for the community, including Medical Services.
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in health centers is only provided once a month, but for those who need special care can be referred to the Clinic of PT Tunas Sawa Erma in Camp 19. “The lack of knowledge about clean and healthy living of the Butiptiri people lead to the emergence of some diseases, such as Malaria, Dengue fever, as well as vomiting and diarrhea,” said Yosep Kemi, an assistant teacher in Butiptiri.
One of the community leaders, Herman Ateka, was also grateful for the health services provided by the CSR team of Papua and conveyed the expectations of the people. “Our community is very thankful and grateful for this activity. We hope that the medical services from the CSR team of Papua can be carried out regularly, and hopefully the cooperation with Papua and all of the management of PT Tunas Sawa Erma can keep going well,” said Herman. Satuman, as the CSR Coordinator of Papua, said that the Charity in form of free medical services and health counseling is the program of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) team of Papua, which is a conclusive evidence of the company concern to the community around the area of Papua by improving the welfare of the people, as well as participating in building healthy Indonesia's next generation. There were 125 of the total 150 residents of Butiptiri who came to consult and get medical services. [REDAKSI-SFI]