“The implementation of Catur Dharma ‘four values’ from STIKes Muh Tegal is to provide community service program in STIKes Mu Tegal Sharing and Community Health Concerns,” said Hendra Apriyadi, M.Pd, the Vice-Chairman I in the Community Service Program from Bachelor of Pharmacy. It collaborated with Muhammadiyah Branch Board of Kalibakung, Tegal. The socialization conducted in STIKes Mu Tegal campus was attended by the Muhammadiyah Branch Board of Kalibakung and tens of the Kalibakung community, Monday (25/04).
This community service aimed to boost health condition during Ramadan. Apt Ikrima Khaerun Nisa, M Pharm Sci, one of STIKes Muh Tegal lecturers explained the types of drugs that do not invalidate the fasting Ramadan, exemptions, and drug intake procedures during fasting. Meanwhile, the second material presented by Nur Rahmah Hidayati, M.Si highlighted healthy ways of fasting, comprising drinking more water, eating iftar with a healthy diet, taking suhoor, light exercise, and boosting immunity during fasting.
Zaenudin, the Muhammadiyah Branch Board of Kalibakung, supported and appreciated STIKes Muhammadiyah Tegal that very beneficial for all members of the community. “Through this program, we learn about drug intake during fasting Ramadan. I hope STIKes Muh Tegal develops and can synergize with our program in Muhammadiyah Branch Board of Kalibakung,” he said.