PT Great Giant Pineapple (GGP), the world’s largest pineapple exporting company based in Central Lampung, handed over donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling Covid-19 in Central Lampung Regency. The assistance was handed over directly by PT GGP’s Senior Manager Corporate Affairs, Hendri Tanujaya to the Regent of Central Lampung Loekman Djoyosoemarto at the Secretariat of the Central Lampung, Thursday, May 14, 2020.
In this case, the management of PT Great Giant Pineapple provided personal protective equipment assistance to the Central Lampung district government, totaling 32,900 PPE units. The PPE aid imported from China consists of various types, namely 200 PPE Spundbond, 200 Microfiber PPE, 5,000 3 Ply Masks, 250 Med Stril Pro Suite, 250 Med Stril Pro Shoes, 1,000 Med Goggles, 25,000 Dis Cvl Masks, and 1,000 KN95 Mask.
Hendri Tanujaya hopes that the PPE assistance provided through the Central Lampung Regency Government can be used by hospital medics and health units in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic in Central Lampung Regency. “The purpose of providing this PPE assistance is as a form of concern for the GGP company during the Covid-19 pandemic, PPE is currently needed by the medical team who is in charge of being in the forefront of directly dealing with patients. Hopefully, this assistance can help meet the medical equipment needs, “said Hendri Tanujaya.
Previously, at the Lampung Governor’s Office on Monday, 11 May 2020, the management of PT GGP had submitted PPE assistance to the Lampung Provincial government as many as 131,000 PPE units including 500 pcs PPE Spundbond, 500 pcs PPE Microfiber, 8,000 pcs Med Stril Pro Suite, Med Stril Pro Shoe 8,000 pcs, Med Goggle 4,000 pcs, Dis Cvl Mask 100,000 pcs, and KN95 Mask 10,000 pcs.
Since the Covid-19 outbreak was announced as a national pandemic outbreak and its spread has reached Central Lampung, health management in each region cannot be done independently but must be carried out jointly across sectors and requires support from several parties, both government and private.
On this basis, PT GGP as one of the companies operating in the Central Lampung Regency area also participates in providing support and assistance for health and safety support for medical workers who are in charge of fighting against the Covid-19 outbreak.
The Regent of Central Lampung expressed his gratitude and high appreciation for the concern of the management of PT GGP who has participated in helping PPE for medical personnel, “This assistance will be very useful for medical personnel handling Covid-19 in particular and the people in Central Lampung” said Loekman Djoyosoemarto.