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Governor of West Kalimantan Receives the 2020 Innovative Regional Head  Award for Health Category from Sindo Newspaper

PONTIANAK - Governor of West Kalimantan, H.Sutarmidji, SH, M.Hum, receives the 2020 Innovative Regional Head Award from SINDO News for Health Innovation category. The Chief Editor of Sindo Newspaper and Sindonews.com, Djaka Susila gave the appreciation to H. Sutarmidji virtually through Zoom Meeting application and lively broadcasted in Sindonews.com website.

H. Sutarmidji expressed the gratitude for the appreciation given to West Kalimantan in terms of Covid-19 Handling. He explained, from the beginning, he saw that the infected people will have a sense of fear.

“Therefore the handling is not only in medical side but also in psychological and immunity,” H. Sutarmidji said at the Data Analytic Room of West Kalimantan Governor Office, Wednesday (8/26/2020).

For the psychological support, as the Governor of West Kalimantan, H. Sutarmidji calls every Covid-19 patients by phone. He expects that He can encourage covid-19 patients to increase their immunity.

“From psychological side, I always call the patient concerned how the condition is. Every day, we sometimes call the Covid-19 patients. It does not mean that we give them psychologist views, but it is enough that the Regional Head concerns about them by calling them in person. It will make their immunity better,” he explained.

The Number One Person in West Kalimantan also reminds them the diet, covid-19 patients must consume honey, boiled eggs, avocado, and papaya. “That is the innovation we have implemented to cure the covid-19 patients, and Alhamdulillah (Praise to Allah) most of them are People Without Symptoms not Patient Under Monitoring.

The 2020 Innovative Regional Head Award of Sindo Newspaper held in a vary way due to covid-19 outbreak. The Theme of Innovative Regional Head this year is "Rise from Pandemic", The Chief Editor of Sindo Newspaper and Sindonews.com, Djaka Susila uttered.

Minister of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reforms, Tjahjo Kumolo also attended the event. He uttered that The 2020 Innovative Regional Head Award of Sindo Newspaper assessed by independent team transparently related to Bureaucratic Reforms at Province and Regency/Municipality.(*/W/DS)