National Health Day celebrates its 58th anniversary on November 12, 2022. This year’s National Health Day carries the theme ‘Bangkit Indonesiaku Sehat Negeriku’ with the aim of increasing awareness of the Indonesian people about health.
The series of activities began on Wednesday (2/11) with the agenda of throwing flowers at the heroes’ graves to remember the help of former health ministers, former Secretary Generals and former Director Generals at the Ministry of Health in developing Indonesia’s health.
A health development exhibition was held at ICE BSD Tangerang on Saturday (5/11). This exhibition aims to introduce the domestic health industry as well as health products and programs. On Friday (11/11), the awards were given to health workers’ role models. This award was given for dedication, achievement, work, innovation, and the active role of health workers in encouraging the success of health development.
A National Health Day ceremony is held at the Ministry of Health’s ceremonial grounds on November 12, 2022. Then, a public health fair will be held on a car free day on November 13, 2022.
From those activities, the Ministry of Health wants to make Indonesian people live healthily, changing from curative to preventive promotion. Hopefully, these attempts will be successful and make Indonesian become a healthier community.