The Impact of Malnutrition, Diarrhea, Measles, 25 Children Died in Pedalam Papua

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, January 22 2018 - 17:00 IWST

Satgas Kesehatan TNI Bantu KLB Asmat, Papua (Foto: Puspen TNI )
Satgas Kesehatan TNI Bantu KLB Asmat, Papua (Foto: Puspen TNI )

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jayapura - Health Office of Pegunungan Bintang Regency, Papua Province mentioned 25 children reportedly died in Kampung Pedam, Okbab District, due to severe dehydration due to diarrhea, measles and malnutrition.

Head of the Jerkias Tapyor Mountain Health Office when confirmed by media crew from Jayapura on Monday (22/1/2018) said from the report received by the health team sent to Pedam, 25 children reportedly died.

"Through Radio Single Sideband (SSB) from Mr Hubertus the health team leader sent to Pedam, a child who died in Pedam as many as 25 people occurred during October-December 2017," he said again.

Jeremias specifies the children who died as many as 12 children, then women as many as 10 children.

"An adult man who died two people, four women," he said.

He said the health team sent to Pedam had spread to a number of villages in Okbab District to conduct health services to local residents.

"The team sent has spread to the villages to check the certainty of death data," he said again.

In addition, he said also, the health team also treat people who are sick, especially infants / toddlers who are exposed to measles and malnutrition.

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