Maintaining the Health of UNY Retirees through Free Medical Check-ups


"This health check-up activity is in line with the theme of the 12th anniversary of the Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta Retirees Association, namely Elderly must be healthy, prosperous, and happy. Through this activity, we hope to establish harmonious relationships and improve members' health," said the Chairperson of the Retired Family Association (IKAPEN) UNI, Dr. Sardiman, A.M., M.Pd.

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, IKAPEN UNY held routine health checks yearly. However, IKAPEN UNY has to postpone this activity for two years due to the covid-19 pandemic. Finally, after the Covid trend significant decline, IKAPEN UNY held this activity again on Sunday, June 12, 2022. Seventy-one members of IKAPEN UNY participated in the health check-up.

Health examination activities consist of three health services. First, participants can take simple parameters tests, blood sugar level checks, health check services with simple parameters, and blood sugar level checks. Second, the fitness test service measured abdominal circumference, hip circumference, strength, agility, and walking for 6 minutes. For this service, the participants received assistance from the UNY Health Sports Center (HSC) Team consisting of Dr. dr. Prijo Sudibjo, M.Kes., Sp.S. and Dr. Cerika Rismayanthi, M.Or., assisted by 13 UNY Sport Sciences students. Third, direct doctor consultation for members of IKAPEN UNY who have health issues and a history of certain diseases by Dr. dr. R.L. Ambardini, M.Kes., dr. Novita Intan Arofah, M.P., Ph.D., and dr. Nindya Putri Prasasya. (hart, Tj. Lak)

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