Press Release No. 061/KFCP-DIR/PR/XI/21
Jakarta, 12 November 2021 – PT Kalbe Farma Tbk (Kalbe) held simultaneous healthy vitamin injections throughout Indonesia in the context of the PROVEN CARE campaign for people prone to infection such as employees of shopping malls, health communities, housing complexes, and people who are actively socializing in communities at risk of being exposed to COVID -19; by collaborating with Kalbe's partner clinics. PROVEN CARE is a sharing program by PROVEN that invites Indonesian people to contribute together in aiding healthcare workers, officers of public works, and high-risk people to fight COVID-19. The health shots event will take place from 12-13 November 2021 throughout Indonesia, taking place in clinics, shopping centers, offices, and housing complexes. This health shots program targets approximately 2000 people to be given health shots. It is expected that the program can aid people who are infection-prone and allow them to remain active and provide the best services, campaigns that promotive and preventative actions can be conducted not only through the consumption of daily multivitamin tablets but also through injection; as well as the necessity to maintain health protocol through the PPKM periods. This program also coincides with the 57th National Health Day which falls on November 12 with the theme "My Healthy Country, Indonesia Grows".
"Kalbe is committed to improving health for a better life by continuously producing and marketing quality health products, among which are vitamins that can fulfill the daily needs of the family in maintaining the body's immunity," said Hari Nugroho, Head External Communication PT Kalbe Farma Tbk. "Coinciding with the 57th National Health Day, Kalbe conducted a healthy shot program for people prone to infection to avoid exposure to COVID-19 in order to maintain health and increase immunity by consuming healthy nutrition, exercising regularly, and meeting the needs of good vitamins for the body. such as vitamins C, B, E and Zinc so that they can move and provide services as usual after the PPKM relaxation by the government," Hari continued.
"One of the efforts to maintain the body's immunity to remain productive and healthy is by consuming multivitamins, both by ingesting and also by taking it through shots. The benefits of taking injectable multivitamins are the more effective absorption of the vitamin and relatively faster effects, not harming the stomach (for stomach ulcer patients) and the price is relatively affordable," said apt. Eric Antonius, M.M. Direct to Consumer (DTC) Brand Manager of Kalbe Farma. "The Health Shot Service is present to provide options for customers who wish acquire multivitamin through simpler methods. The Health Shot Service is present with 3 product variants, i.e. Vitamin C shot (Prove C), Vitamin B (Kalmeco), and 12 vitamins/multivitamin shot (Cernevit)," concluded Eric.
PROVEN is an acronym for PROmotive and preVENtive. These two terms are a major part of health efforts in accordance with the mandate of the Health Law no. 36 of 2009. In addition, PROVEN also means “has been verified”, the same tune as Kalbe that has more than 55 years old as a provider of safe, qualified, and efficacious health products and services. As a health company in Indonesia, Kalbe takes an active role in health development in Indonesia with the motto "Stay Healthy, Stay Productive".
The PROVEN CARE campaign also collaborates with several clinics and institutions, including: Lantana Clinic, Rumah Sehat Praktik Dr. Zusvina, Sayang Diagnosis Clinic, Utama Medika Clinic, May Medika Clinic, RSUD H. Padjonga Dg. Ngalle Takalar, Freeletics Makassar, Medan Deli Indonesia Clinic, RSIA Stella Maris, RSU Eshmun, Utama Nehemia Clinic, Dhillion Clinic Tanjung Morawa, Syifa Medical Center Clinic, NT CLINIC Kelapa Gading, Atria Waris Clinic Merauke, Ap. New Husada (Clinic), Elim Clinic, Biofit Clinic, Prodokterku.id, Utama Dharma Suci Clinic, Rena Medika Clinic, Ap. Kharis Medika Clinic, ICON 8 Clinic, Danastri Clinic, Satmoko Clinic, Erin's Clinic, Sehati Pati Clinic, Mutiara Medicare Clinic, Kondang Medika Clinic, Citra Sehat, RS Emanuel Clinic, Mitra Permata Husada, Ap. Adipasir, Apotek Siaga 21 Clinic, Watumas Clinic, Annisa Kaligayan, MCM Health Care Center Clinic, Meira, RS Lestari Raharja, Klirenik Manisrenggo Clinic, Mitra Prima Care Araya Clinic, Pratama Tandya Clinic, Brimedika, Ap.Cucu Sukarno Clinic, Ibnu Rusyd Clinic, Devita, Ap. Ghatotkacha dan Klinik Wishan Medika.
Kalbe at a glance
PT Kalbe Farma Tbk ("Kalbe") was established in 1966 and is one of the largest listed pharmaceutical companies in Southeast Asia. Kalbe has four main divisions that handle reliable and varied brand portfolio: prescription medicines (Cefspan, Brainact, Broadced, etc.); health product division that handles over-the-counter medication (Promag, Mixagrip, Komix, Woods, Fatigon, etc.); multivitamins (Fatigon, H2, XonCe, Hevit-C, JossC1000, etc.); as well as supplement and ready-to-consume drinks (Hydro Coco, Extra Joss); nutrition division (ChilKid, Prenagen, Diabetasol, Zee, etc,); and distribution & logistics division. Kalbe currently has approximately 40 subsidiaries and 15 production facilities with international standard and employs approximately 16,000 employees dispersed across more than 76 branches throughout Indonesia. Since 1991, Kalbe is listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX: KLBF).