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PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) World Malaria Day 2022

Protect Yourself, Use Mosquito Repellents. Prevent Re-Infection, Complete Your Treatment.

23 - 03 - 2022 to 30 - 04 - 2022
Indonesia

PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) is a large copper and gold mining company with a workforce population more than 26,000. Located in the district of Mimika, Papua province in Indonesia, the company operates a holistic health services delivery program including malaria control. 

The Public Health & Malaria Control (PHMC) program is sponsored by PTFI and operates a robust, evidence based, integrated malaria control program covering residential and industrial sites within its concession. Malaria is endemic with Plasmodium vivax being the dominant strain.

Timeline

23/03 - Knowledge and behavior survey using a malaria questionnaire for distribution and completion during medical check-ups. Questionnaire seeks to determine level of knowledge on the disease, prevention measures and acceptability of repellents.

18/04 - Email blast / pop-up message will commence on this date and beamed to all desktops and laptops.

21/04 - Webinar on this day recommended due to a bigger audience than 25th April. This is the highlight of the commemorations. Speakers have been selected to present on the following topics: 1. The Importance of Completing Malaria Treatment: Dr Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo Sp. A, MSc, PhD (Paediatrician and Researcher, Timika Research Facility, Mimika District Hospital, Papua, Indonesia). 2. The Role of Topical Repellents in a Malaria Control & Elimination Program - Challenges & Opportunities: Prof Din Syafruddin, MD, PhD (Head of Parasitology Department, University of Hasanuddin, Makassar, Indonesia.

22/04 - Webinar Presentation to 80 Safety, Health & Environment Practitioners. Topic: The ABCD in Malaria Control- Emphasis on Bite Prevention: Ms Riska Okyana, SKM, MSc (Entomology General Foreman, Public Health & Malaria Control, International SOS) N/B It is hoped SHE Officers will cascade messages to their various workplaces.

23/04 - Webinar beamed to International SOS health staff onsite. Topic: Malaria distribution in Mimika district & Drug Resistance. Dr Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo Sp. A, MSc, PhD (Paediatrician and Researcher, Timika Research Facility, Mimika District Hospital, Papua, Indonesia).

25/04 - Distribution of Repellents & Brochures.

Location: Public Health & Malaria Control Department, PT Freeport Indonesia, International SOS, Jl. Kertajasa, Kuala Kencana, Papua 99920, Indonesia.

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