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Press Release No. 053/KFCP-DIR/PR/X/21

Jakarta, October 5, 2021, PT Kalbe Farma Tbk (Kalbe) today once again launched the Healthy Challenge for Journalists program which was marked by an online health discussion with the theme "Fit, Fun & Healthy Challenge" with resource persons Irwan Sujarwo, S.Psi, CT and sharing with nutritionists that will be guided by Fika Rahma, S.Gz. This program is aimed at journalists from print media and online media from various national media in Jakarta. The period of time for the implementation of the health challenge program is 90 days, starting from October 5, 2021 to January 2, 2022. The series of program activities include: Assessment and Setting Goals, Individual Health Check and Nutritional Assessment, Open Mindset and Behavior Changing, Personalized Meal Plan and Individual Commitment, Nutritionist Assistance and Fun Activity, Monitoring Evaluation and Individual Final Score Assessment.


"Kalbe continues to campaign for healthy living for the Indonesian people through the theme #BersamaSehatkan Bangsa, one of which is through the Healthy Challenge for Journalists program which is included in the Healthy Living pillar by encouraging behavioral changes towards a healthy lifestyle," said Hari Nugroho, Head of External Communications PT Kalbe Farma Tbk . "Through this program we hope to establish healthy lifestyles among journalists such as consumption of healthy food, regular exercise, positive thinking and good stress management so that they can continue to carry out their activities well," Hari added.


“Be aware of the condition of the body before eating so that it is mindful by means of awareness, acceptance and action. Some tips to be mindful when eating are by inhaling within 10 seconds prior to eating           , observing your food, using curiosity, maximizing visual, auditory, kinesthetic, olfactory, gustatory, pausing while eating, feeling the details of your food, and paying attention to how you feel after you are finished eating (after taste)," said Irwan Sujarwo, S.Psi,CT.


"Health is fun so let's live a healthy life, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as with 5M (Wearing masks, Washing hands, Keeping distance, Avoiding crowds, Reducing mobilization), 3T (Testing, Tracing, Treatment), exercising regularly, and have a healthy lifestyle by consuming fruit, protein, reducing sugar consumption, getting enough rest, not smoking and avoiding stress,” said Fika Rahmawati, S.Gz – KALCare Nutritionist.


In the initial stage, a health check is performed to determine the condition of the body, this is necessary to determine what treatment will be carried out during the next 90 days. Furthermore, participants will be accompanied by nutritionists to monitor their diet, manage their daily calorie needs, exercise activities that can be carried out and consult through the Health Challenge WhatsApp group.


The criteria and weight of the assessment that will be carried out are ach% change in body weight from the target, decrease in visceral fat, decrease in waist circumference, decrease in body fat percentage, share healthy eating menus (whatsapp group, nutritionist assistance), and share healthy lifestyle activities on social media. Instagram with the tag @kalcare @kalbegroup, hashtag #bersamasehatkanbangsa and #wellnessprogram. The Healthy Challenge prizes for journalists are the Elvasense Portable Nasal Washer Kit and a number of Kalbe product packages.


The Health Checkup will be carried out at KALCare, health outlets offered by Kalbe Group that are located in shopping centers, that provides comprehensive health solutions.  Participants of the Healthy Challenge can conduct consultations and health checks, attend regular exercise classes, and take part in health education that is regularly held at KalCare regarding the diseases that surround us.


Currently, KALCare is located in 7 shopping center locations, namely KALCare Pondok Indah Mall 2 Floor 2, KALCare Lotte Shopping Avenue 3rd Floor, KALCare Bintaro Jaya Xchange 1st Fl, KALCare Lippo Mal Puri LG Fl, KALCare Grand Metropolitan Bekasi Ground Fl., KALCare Pesona Square Depok 1st Fl, and KALCare Aeon Mall JGC - Aeon Department Store 2nd Fl. 


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 division. Kalbe currently has approximately 40 subsidiaries and 14 production facilities with international standards and employs approximately 17,000 employees dispersed across more than 76 branches throughout Indonesia. Since 1991, Kalbe is listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX: KLBF).

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