UNAIR NEWS – The DokterSafe application developed by Faculty of Medicine (FK) Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) has received supports and positive responses from various circles of society. One of them is from the Indonesian Minister of Health, Budi Gunadi Sadikin.
In a launch event of DokterSafe Sunday, January 17, 2021, the Minister expressed his appreciation to Faculty of Medicine UNAIR. According to him, UNAIR has succeeded in integrating technology in health services.
“I would like to congratulate my colleagues from Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga for really incorporating information technology into the basis of health services,” he said in a remarks at the launch of DokterSafe.
Meanwhile, the event was also attended by the Rector of Universitas Airlangga, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Nasih, SE., MT., Ak., CMA. He expressed his gratitude for the launch of DokterSafe application as one of the innovations from Universitas Airlangga.
“This is part of our efforts, from the best academics of Universitas Airlangga to provide benefits to human life,” he said.
DokterSafe is an application that was created for the purpose of providing information, communication and education for protection and safety, especially for doctors and health workers amid Covid-19 Pandemic.
Prof. Nasih believes that in the front line, doctors and medical personnel must work safely and comfortably. So the handling of Covid-19 can be done more effectively and efficiently.
As part of Universitas Airlangga’s contribution to Indonesia, the Rector hopes DokterSafe will provide great benefits. “This will not be the last work presented by UNAIR. In the future, we will continue to encourage the sharing of useful works, “said Prof. Nasih.
For information, the launch ceremony of DokterSafe will be broadcast on a national private TV station. Not only the Minister of Health, supports and appreciation also came from celebrities like Raffi Ahmad, Dewi Perssik, Andre Taulany, to Melaney Ricardo.
Through the launch of DokterSafe, the Minister of Health hopes that technological advances can lead to advancement in the pharmaceutical and health industries. “I hope that in the future there will be more IT-based applications in the health sector. I think this is good for the efficiency of our health services, “he concluded. (*)
Author: Erika Eight Novanty
Editor : Binti Q. Masruroh