Midwifery Department, Health Science Faculty (Fikes) Universitas Muhammadiyah Gorontalo (UMGO) signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Gorontalo Regional Health Office (Dinkes Kabgor), Monday (27/12). The collaboration was a follow-up agenda to assist the first 100 days of life and complimentary service for the Midwifery Bachelor and Midwifery profession programs. Syukri Dawali, A.MKL conducted the signing procession, as the Secretary of Dinkes Kabgor, Dwi Nur Octaviani Katili, S.ST, M.Keb as the Head of Midwifery Department, and WIdya Supit, SE, M.AP as the Dean of Health Science Faculty (Interim) and the Midwifery Department team.
“Alhamdulillah, on this occasion, we have an opportunity to start collaborating with local government. We are trusted to continue assisting the first 1000 days of life for the Midwifery Bachelor and Profession program. It was a prove that UMGO can collaborate with all elements,” said Dwi Nur Octaviani Katili.
Dwi continued, the profession would conduct the Continuity of Care (COC) stage concerned about the ongoing health care management from pregnancy and the birth control (KB) program for the family to decrease the mother and child death rate.
“Where the expectant mother assistance program, as written in MoU, will be our priority and we also provide the midwifery complimentary service that has been become the midwifery identity. We can implement these programs in the Public Health Center working area under the Gorontalo Regional Health Office,” she highlighted.
To conclude her remarks, she expected UMGO and Dinkes Kabgor to collaborate well in the first 1000 days of life and complimentary service program, as in the previous collaborative works. She also hoped they both would synergize for the following collaboration.