Medications and emergency equipment are donated to public health centers across Java, in support of 3T (testing, tracing & treatment) programs
Jakarta, July 26, 2021 – From the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic that has hit Indonesia and extending to date, Mitra Keluarga has taken bold steps to support Government efforts to treat COVID-19 sufferers. As our contribution to the nation through the MIKA Care program, Mitra Keluarga has donated thousands of medications and urgently-needed medical equipment: thermometers, rapid test antigen kits, personal protective equipment and hand sanitizers, worth a total of IDR 3.6 billion, to 80 public health centers and FirstLevel Health Facilities spread over areas where Mitra Keluarga operates (Greater Jakarta, Surabaya and Tegal) to support 3T (Testing, Tracing and Treatment) programs.
The distribution of medications and appropriate equipment started in July 2021 and will continue as long as necessary. The donation process is fully implemented by all Mitra Keluarga hospitals in various regions, to support health workers in the Public Health Centers, especially in terms of preventing, detecting and responding to COVID-19, in prevention and control efforts.
“The role of the Public Health Centers as first-line health service facilities needs to be supported and strengthened. Mitra Keluarga provides support at the locations where we operate to manage and utilize resources effectively and efficiently, to impede transmission of infection, at individual, family and community levels, as all are part of our family,” declared dr. Nurvantina Pandina, MM, Mitra Keluarga's Corporate Brand Communication Management Head.
"The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Indonesia have seen a significant spike in the last few months. For health workers at the forefront of the battle, this current situation is very challenging. We are very grateful for the support of Mitra Keluarga and we hope it can expedite our performance to serve the community better. Together, we continue to hope and strive for this virus to subside soon," said (one of the recipients of the MIKA Care program)
“Since its establishment in 1989, Mitra Keluarga has been committed to serving health needs of the Indonesian people. Mitra Keluarga is also consistently aware of its responsibilities to the environment and the surrounding community: we steadily contribute and work together to support Government programs, continuing to campaign for implementation of health protocols to impede the spread of Covid-19. We also sincerely commend all health workers who have made sacrifices at the forefront,” declared Ir. Rustiyan Oen, MBA, CEO of Mitra Keluarga.
Mitra Keluarga's social and community development activities, manifested through the MIKA Care program, will continue to focus on two areas of concern: public health and education. In the field of public health, Mitra Keluarga regularly organizes various CSR activities, such as blood donation drives, free examinations, cataract surgery, cleft lip correction, mass circumcisions and others as required by the surrounding community. Mitra Keluarga also bestows educational scholarships on deserving candidates intending to become professional health workers and recruits scholarship recipients who have graduated to build their careers with Mitra Keluarga.
As our commitment to assist the Government in handling the COVID-19 pandemic, since 2020 Mitra Keluarga has participated in treating more than 28,000 patients infected with COVID-19, throughout the Mitra Keluarga hospital network, spread across Greater Jakarta, Tegal, and Surabaya. In collaboration with local Health Offices, Mitra Keluarga also participates in the implementation of the Government's COVID-19 vaccination program, which has been carried out since last March 2021 until the present, initially aimed at the elderly, state civil servants and public servants throughout the Mitra Keluarga network. In addition, Mitra Keluarga also participates in upgrading the quality of Indonesia's health, by continuing to add more hospitals. In 2021, Mitra Keluarga commenced construction on hospitals in the Deltamas and Pamulang areas, facilities expected to become operational in 2022.
Mitra Keluarga will continue to prioritize the implementation of Good Corporate Governance (GCG), to build the trust of customers, shareholders, and stakeholders and ensure healthy business performance through the provision of a complete range of health services for the Indonesian population.
About Mitra Keluarga
The Company built its first hospital back in 1989, and currently owns and operates 26 hospitals, sixteen of which are located in the Greater Jakarta area; there are five in West Java, four in Surabaya (East Java), and one in Tegal (Central Java). The majority of hospitals are equipped with emergency rooms, outpatient clinics, inpatient wards, operating rooms, intensive care units and a pharmacy, as well as laboratory and radiology facilities. They also offer specialized services, such as obstetrics, pediatrics, internal medicine, angioplasty, orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery, among others.
From its humble beginnings, the Company has transformed itself into one of Indonesia’s biggest private hospital operators, with an intake of 2.6 million patients in 2020; in terms of hospital bed capacity, there are 3,105 operational beds as of December 31, 2020. The Company employed approximately 7,382 medical and non-medical staff, with some 1,345 specialists practicing in all of its hospitals by end-2020.
The Company successfully listed its shares in the Indonesia Stock Exchange on March 24, 2015. With 19.78% free-float, the Company has a market capitalization of IDR 38.9 trillion as of December 31, 2020. (IDX:MIKA).
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