UNAIR NEWS – To commemorate the National Health Day (HKN), a set of undergraduate students of Public Health PSDKU Banyuwangi or B-PHA (Banyuwangi Public Health Association ) held a National Health Day seminar on Saturday, November 18.
The seminar was themed “Building the Golden Generation of Indonesia with Perspective of Mental Health Through Promotive and Preventive Approach,”. The committee invited speakers, Waluyo, S.KP., MM., Head of Disease Prevention and Control Division of Banyuwangi District Health Office, and Adreina Marcelina, S.Psi., a psychologist in Banyuwangi.
According to Apik Mila Sari, Head of HKN seminar, the purpose of this activity is to promote the importance of maintaining mental health for the younger generation. A healthy soul will support the gold generation of Indonesia.
“It is not enough to be smart and have achievements, but we should also balanced it with a healthy soul and good moral, as the slogan Excellence With Morality is applied at Airlangga University,” he said.
This activity was held in Minak Jinggo Hall, Banyuwangi Regency Office, and received excellent support from Banyuwangi Regent, Azwar Anas, S.Si., M.Si. Amidst his busy schedule, the Regent gave a speech and greeted the participants of the seminar, even through video call .
To support of this activity, the officials Banyuwangi regency, academic community PSDKU UNAIR Banyuwangi, undergrad students of Public Health PSDKU UNAIR, were involved. There were also representatives of other programs, student representatives from other universities in Banyawangi and other guests. (*)
Author: Siti Mufaidah.
Editor: Bambang Bes