The students of Faculty of Medicine of Tarumanagara University held a social health services on the 18th to 20th of March 2016. The event took place at Kecamatan Cilograng, Kabupaten Lebak, Banten. On this occasion, 54 medical students visited 10 villages and gave free healthcare services to the villagers. The number of the villagers who attended the occasion was quite a lot, 1360 villagers to be exact. The students, who was supported by the alumni, got help from the local healthcare department. Because the villages was located far apart and grouped, the committee decided to hold the event at three different location, and then invite the surrounding villages to come and attend. The locations were Cikatomas Village Town Hall, Lebak Tipar Village SMP 6 School Building, and Pasir Bungur Village Town Hall. Before every health care services, the students also educated the villagers about the importance of clean and healthy behaviors and the dangers of dengue infection and how to deal with it. Vannessa Angela, Kenny Gozal, Yinvill, and Janice Fredlina worked as a team to be able to give the health education excellently and in Sundanese language, so that the villagers can understand the topics better. The villagers enthusiasm was so high, that they were already bustling at the site long before the committee came. The committee had troubles on lining the participants, but with the help from local figures, the event was done well enough. The health care services started at 9 AM till 4 PM local time. Most of the Cilograng district villagers, whom worked as farmers and peddlers, suffers from various diseases, and the three disease most commonly found was hypertension, dyspepsia, and headache. This fact, in turn, encourages the students to give better and personal education on the importance of controlling the villagers diseases. The Acting coordinator of this event, Stefanus Agung, would like to extend his gratitude to everyone who helped and supported this event. Many thanks to the local government administrator, local puskesmas, villagers, participants, and also FK Untar.
Health Care Services “Helping Hands”