IO, Jakarta – 21 students from the Faculty of Health Science (Fikes) UIN Jakarta were dispatched to several regions to assist with Covid-19 handling. They were enrolled in the from Nursing Science Study Program and Nursing Profession Program.
This was announced by the Dean of Fikes UIN Jakarta, Zilhadia, as quote by UIN News Online, Thursday (04/09/2020). “This assistance is a form of participation of Fikes UIN Jakarta, as we are concerned about the Covid-19 pandemic,” she said.
According to Zilhadia, there are four areas targeted by volunteers: Blitar City (East Java), Cirebon City (West Java), Bekasi District (West Java) and South Tangerang City (Banten).
She also added that this program was carried out in collaboration with various parties. Among them are the Blitar city Nahdlatul Ulama (PB NU) Task Force, Cirebon City Paseleman Health Center, the Center for Indonesia’s Strategic Development Initiatives (CISDI) for Bekasi, and the Indonesian National Nurses Association (DPP PPNI) for South Tangerang City.
“They will be in charge until May 3 and this will be extended, if needed,” she added. (*/est)