INDRAMAYU-Indonesia is facing a health problem currently that should get serious attention that is triple burden, which is still high in infectious diseases, increasing non-communicable diseases and reappear diseases that should be resolved.
It is confirmed by Indramayu Regent Hj. Anna Sophanah when read Message from the Minister of Health, Nila Farid Moeloek in 52nd National Health Day 2016 Indramayu regency level takes place in the Indramayu Square, Monday (11/14/2016).
According to the Global Burden of Disease 2010 and the Health Sector Review 2014, further Anna, deaths caused by non-communicable diseases, namely Stroke ranked first. Thus, this trend is likely to continue with the change of behavior in society. Obviously, it is becoming a threat to the productivity of our nation.
"Many productive age should contribute to the development or it will be threatened if the degree of health interrupted by non-communicable diseases and unhealthy behavior, "he said.
To face this, it is necessary promotive and preventive approach which is very effective to address various health challenges. Because basically, prevention of communicable diseases and non-communicable highly dependent on individual behavior. Which is supported by the quality of the environment, the availability of facilities and infrastructure, improving health services, creating quality healthcare resources and regulatory support.
On that occasion, Indramayu Regent Hj. Anna Sophanah gives awards to 34 health volunteers who have served for more than 25 years. As well as witnessing the ODF (Open Defecation Free) Village Declaration or no defecation for six villages those are Karangsong Village Subdistrict Indramayu, Sukaurip Village subdistrict Balongan, Majasari Village subdistrict Sliyeg, Kalimati Village subdistrict Jatibarang, Manguntara Village dan Sukawera Village subdistrict Kertasmaya.
At the end of the activities signed support commitment of regional regulations formulation on Area Without Smoke (KTR) in Indramayu by Regent Indramayu together with the Regional Leadership Coordination Forum, and the head of SKPD in Indramayu regency.