PURWAKARTA - The Provincial Government (Pemdaprov) of West Java ensures that the medical fleet on the homecoming route is adequate, both facilities and Human Resources (HR) in the field. This was realized because the attention of the West Java Provincial Government was also focused on medical readiness during the 2019 homecoming season.
Based on data from the West Java Provincial Health Office, there were 315 health posts, 654 health centers, 345 hospitals, 705 ambulances, 50 motorbike ambulances, 4,7559 nurses, 1,123 doctors, and 2,554 support staff, who had been prepared for the return and return this year.
With the number of fleets and facilities classified as qualified, the Governor of West Java Ridwan Kamil ensured that the quality of the homecoming season health treatment had increased from the previous year.
"To ensure that the health problems can be controlled properly," he said while reviewing the Integrated Post of Cikopo with the Indonesian Minister of Transportation, the Indonesian Minister of Health, the Commander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces, and the National Police Chief on Friday (05/31/2019).
Head of the West Java Provincial Health Office, Berli Hamdani Gelung Sakti, urges travelers to eat nutritious food and get enough rest during the trip. Ideally, every four hours rest.
"Resting after four hours of driving. Then eat nutritious foods at dawn and break fast. Then, equip with personal medicine. Personal medicine supplies. If there are health problems, please contact the nearest health post, "he said.
According to Berli, the location of health posts along the homecoming route has been carefully calculated. "Places that are crowded, places that have a potential for accumulation, there must be a health post. It's been calculated, "he said.
In addition, the West Java Pemdaprov medical fleet will stand until June 13 or three days after the Eid holiday is over. The decision was taken to ensure that the flow of return went smoothly and the safety and health of travelers was guaranteed.
"It is possible that the backflow is not simultaneous. So, the health team remained stand by to make sure the travelers returned calmly. But, that is mainly on the toll road, "Berli said.