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Kalbe Shares For A Healthier Indonesia

Kalbe Shares For A Healthier Indonesia

Press Release No. 002/KFCP-DIR/PR/II/15

Wonogiri, 7 February 2015 – PT Kalbe Farma Tbk (Kalbe) today holds a social event in the form of free healthcare services, clean and healthy lifestyle pattern education (PHBS) and exercised for the people of Pracimantoro District, Wonogiri, Central Java. The Social activity that was opened by H. Danar Rahmanto as the regent of Wonogiri will be held for two days in 7-8 February 2015 and takes place at Sasana Wiyata Mandala Building with the target of 1,500 patients.

"This activity  is  one form of  the company's   social responsibilities to state that  Kalbe cares  for the  health of the  Indonesian people,” said  Herda J.T. Pradsmadji, Head of Corporate Communications of PT Kalbe Farma Tbk. "Furthermore, this activity is a form of our support for the Government program to provide  access to and the quality of healthcare services that will  get more solid . Together we support the government in increasing people’s awareness of the benefits of the available healthcare facilities, in order to improve the levels of health of the community to achieve a healthier Indonesian people.”

According to data from Wonogiri's Bureau of Statistics, in  2013  Pracimantoro District with a number of population of 67.470 people  at present has  2 community health centers, 9 community clinics , 6 general practitioners , 21 midwives and 168 neighborhood health centers that are spread throughout  the villages/suburbs.  Ten of the topmost illnesses often faced by the people of Pracimantoro are chikungunya, acute respiratory infection (ISPA), uric acid, cholesterol, diarrhea, skin diseases, soreness, hypertension, muscular pains (myalgia) and diabetes.

The social activities event involve 23 teams of physicians, 26 pharmacists, and 112 volunteers from a number of Kalbe Group subsidiaries of Jogjakarta areas to serve approximately 1,500 members of the community," said Neti M. Cahyaningrum, Manager Corporate Social Responsibility of PT Kalbe Farma Tbk. “We definitely collaborate with the local government, both from the community health centers and from the district government,” she added.
Through the Kal
be Shares event, Kalbe has been consistently performing its Social responsibilities to the community through its four pillars: Kalbe Shares Health, which is the basis of all social responsibilities that is performed; Kalbe Shares Education, by focusing on innovation for a Healthier Indonesia; Kalbe Shares Environment which committed to keep a good and healthy environment for a better life on earth; and Kalbe Shares Facilities which placed the care on the infrastructures that support the increase of access and quality of health, education, and environment with the general principle of mutual development for healthier Indonesia.  

Kalbe at a glance
PT Kalbe Farma Tbk (“Kalbe”) was established in 1966 and is one of the biggest public pharmaceutical companies in Southeast Asia. Kalbe has four main divisions that handle reliable and varied brand portfolio; prescription medicines (Cefspan, Brainact, Broadced, etc.); over-the-counter medications (Woods, Promag, Mixagrip, Komix, Fatigon, etc.);  nutrition division (ChilKid, Prenagen, Diabetasol, etc.); and distribution division.  Kalbe has more than 24 subsidiaries, 9 production facilities with international standard, and employs more than 17,000 employees and 6,000 sales force and marketing agents, dispersed across more than 65 branches throughout Indonesia. From 1991, Kalbe is listed at Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX:KLBF)

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