The Ministry of Health rewards 220 health workers

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Health awarded 220 health workers during the Anugerah Nakes Teladan 2022 held at the Sultan Hotel here on Friday.

The awards were given in appreciation of the important role played by health workers, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin said.

“They not only sacrifice their time and energy, but also their lives,” he remarked at the event.

“It is the best time for us to pray for our colleagues, the health workers, who have given their bodies and their spirits for the health of our nation and our country,” he added.

Chief Health Officer Arianti Anaya said Anugerah Nakes Teladan has become an annual event organized by the ministry.

After being suspended due to the pandemic, the event was held online again this year as part of the commemoration of the 58th National Health Day.

Recipients of the award included health workers from public health centers (Puskesmas), including doctors, dentists, nurses, midwives, public health officers, medical laboratory technology experts (ALTM), environmental remediation officers, pharmacy officers and nutritional agents.

“The awards were also given to health workers from regional hospitals belonging to the government. They were also given to health workers from vertical hospitals belonging to the ministry,” she informed.

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Thirteen types of healthcare professionals from regional public hospitals received the awards, namely doctors, medical specialists, dental specialists, dentists, nurses, midwives and pharmacists.

They also included public health officers, nutrition officers, environmental health officers, physical skills specialists, medical technicians and biomedical engineering workers.

Meanwhile, 14 types of health professionals from vertical hospitals belonging to the ministry received the awards: doctors, specialist doctors, specialist dentists, dentists, clinical educators, nurses and midwives.

They also included pharmacists, public health officers, nutrition officers, environmental health officers, physical skills specialists, medical technicians and biomedical engineering workers.

Awards were also given to health workers who have dedicated themselves to serving people living in underdeveloped, border and island (DTPK) areas.

In addition, prizes were also awarded to 29 model integrated health posts (posyandu) high-performing student workers and teachers, Anaya added.

The process of selecting model health workers was undertaken gradually, starting from regional governments, local provincial health offices, up to the central level, she explained.

“It is expected that this event can be one of the good motivations for the model health workers currently chosen and posyandu healthcare workers and become an inspiration to other healthcare workers and posyandu workers,” she noted.

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