UNAIR NEWS – Denta Karya Cooperative, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Universitas Airlangga (FKG UNAIR) provides aid in the form of disinfection chamber for UNAIR Dental Hospital (RSGM). This aid was given considering RSGM UNAIR is still receiving patients in the midst of Coronavirus or Covid-19 pandemic.
The aid was given on Thursday, April 2, 2020. It was handed over directly by the chairman of the Denta Karya Cooperative Prof. Dr. Diah Savitri Ernawati, Drg., M.Si., Sp.PM (K) and treasurer to the Director of RSGM Prof. RM Coen Pramono D., Drg., SU., Sp.BM (K)., FICS. In the handover, Prof. Coen was accompanied by the Director of Finance and Infrastructure.
Prof. Diah said that the aid of the disinfection chamber was aimed to reduce Covid-19 infections at RSGM UNAIR. In its use, the disinfection chamber is placed in front of the entrance of RSGM Emergency Unit UNAIR.
“This disinfection chamber aims to assist and support RSGM as one of the most frequent sites associated with the spread of Coronavirus infection. Remember, RSGM will still accept emergency patients who need treatment, “said Prof. Diah.
Besides still receiving emergency patients, Prof. Diah said, there are still many professional program student activities and specialist students who work at RSGM. So she hoped that the disinfection chamber can inhibit the spread of Covid-19 even though some activities are still taking place at RSGM.
The disinfection chamber was specially ordered by the chairman of the Denta Karya Cooperative to its partner in Gresik. The Denta Karya Cooperative will also provide a disinfection chamber for FKG UNAIR.
How, the disinfection chamber for FKG is still in the working stage. Just like in RSGM, the disinfection chamber to be given to FKG UNAIR is to be used by FKG members to minimize the spread of Covid-19. (*)
Author: Dwi Rahmawati
Editor: Binti Q. Masruroh