Township developer Lippo Cikarang held a dengue prevention counseling session, fogging and gave away lemongrass seeds to residents of Pasirsari village in Bekasi, West Java on Feb. 23. (Photo courtesy of Lippo Cikarang)
Lippo Cikarang Helps Communities Reduce Dengue Risk
APRIL 02, 2019
Jakarta. Township developer Lippo Cikarang held a dengue prevention counseling session, fogging and gave away lemongrass seeds to residents of Pasirsari village in Bekasi, West Java on Feb. 23.
The risk of getting dengue fever increases with the arrival of the rainy season. According to data from the Ministry of Health, at least 112 out of 11,293 patients with dengue fever did not survive.
The Bekasi Public Health Office recorded 16 cases of dengue fever in January. One person from Pasirsari has died to the fever.
“We’ve been seeing an increase in the number of dengue cases, therefore, as a show of concern for the communities around us, we felt the need to ensure their safety by providing dengue prevention counseling, fogging and giving away lemongrass seeds,” Lippo Cikarang’s head of CSR, Ju Kian Salim said.
In a press release, the company said it wants to help in any way it can to prevent dengue fever.
Ju added that he and Lippo Cikarang hopes that this program can set an example for other communities in Bekasi and help the governnment in preventing and reducing dengue cases.
LippoCikarang is a subsidiary of Lippo Karawaci, the largest property developers in Indonesia based on its assets and revenue. The company is listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, supported by a large land bank and has a solid recurring income.
Jakarta Globe is affiliated with the Lippo Group.