Thejakartatimes – Minister of Social Idrus Marham said the case of extraordinary outbreaks (outbreaks) of malnutrition and measles in Asmat District, Papua, has been completed. However, the Minister of Social Affairs is still working on treatment and development for a number of Asmat residents.
“So, first, the situation when the TNI Commander has been there and there is an explanation that the outbreak has been completed, live treatment and coaching,” said Idrus at Kemensos Building, Jalan Salemba Raya, Central Jakarta, Friday (2/2/2018).
Idrus said the integrated team has also conducted searches in a number of houses that are allegedly still inhabited by residents. Residents found to be exposed to malnutrition and measles immediately rushed to the nearest hospital.
“While those affected after searching the houses through the rivers two to three hours were taken immediately,” said Idrus
Idrus said, since Thursday (1/1/2018), at least 13,000 Asmat people are served. In addition, there were more than 170 residents hospitalized and 72 people died from outbreaks of malnutrition and measles in Asmat. (Thejakartatimes/EOS/Source: Detik)