Celebrating the 16th Milad, FKM Held a Seminar on Health

Faculty of Public Health (FKM) of Ahmad Dahlan University (UAD) held a seminar on health entitled “Mewujudkan Masyarakat Sehat dengan Healthy City dan Healthy Tourism” or "Creating Healthy Society with Healthy City and Healthy Tourism" on Monday (5/7/2018). The event that took place in the west hall of UAD campus 4 on Jln. Ringroad Selatan, Tamanan, Bantul, Yogyakarta, was one of the 16th FKM Milad event series.

Ahmad Ahid Mudayana, S.K.M., M.P.H., representing the committee, conveyed that the seminar was inseparable from the vision of FKM UAD to realize healthy society in urban and tourist area. The health seminar was attended by 250 participants consisting of students, health practitioners, and alumni.

"FKM UAD is in an urban and tourism area. So, we want to make contribution by making the public aware about the importance of healthy environment and to realize a healthy city. The creation of a healthy city can be a pilot and model for other cities to follow," said Ahmad Ahid.

On the other hand, the Dean of FKM, Lina Handayani, S.K.M., M.Kes., Ph.D., stated that the theme raised for the seminar was a clear proof of FKM's concern in realizing healthy people, cities and tourism. In this 16th Milad, she conveyed her wish for FKM to be more advanced and helpful for the people.

The seminar was attended by four presenters. In the first panel, Jati Untari, S.K.M., M.Kes. presented the material on the role of public health experts in realizing healthy society. Meanwhile, drg. M. Taufik Abdul Kadir, M. Kes. from the field of health services of Public Health Office DIY provided material on the integration of academia and health departments in realizing health city.

In the second panel, Ir. Aris Riyanta, M.Si. as the Head of Tourism Office of DIY presented material on the integration of academia and tourism office in realizing health city. The last speaker, drh. Asep Rustiawan, M.S., provided material on the role of public health in realizing Healthy City and Healthy Tourism.

At the end of the event, there was prizes, trophies and certificates awarding for the winners of the debate, tahfiz, and posters competitions to commemorate the 16th UAD FKM Milad. (ard)