Minister of Health Dr. dr. Nila Farid Moeloek, Sp.M (K), on November 27, 2017 inaugurated PT DIPA GLOBAL MEDTEK as The First Stent and Balloon Catheter Production Facility in Southeast Asia located in Majalengka - West Java.
In addition to the Minister of Health RI on the occasion also attended Deputy Regent of Majalengka DR. H. Karna Sobahi MM.Pd, Head of Department of West Java Province, Mr. dr. H. Dodo Suhendar, MM, Head of LKPP Mr. Emin Adhi Muhaemin, Majalengka Police Chief Mr. AKBP Mada Roostanto, SE., M.H, and also President Director and Commissioners of DIPA Healthcare and other invited guests.
On the occasion, Mrs. Nila said that the inauguration of PT Dipa Global Medtek is a new breakthrough in supporting the availability of Stent and Balloons Catheter products in Indonesia because so far the product is still 100% imported from Overseas. According to the situation, it becomes a pride that Indonesia is able to produce Stet and Balloon Catheters with high technology transfer from Germany. It is expected that PT Dipa Global Medtek will not only be able to fulfill National needs but also have to compete in Global level.
With the products of Stent and Balloon catheter in the country, it is expected that users of Stent and Balloon Catheter in every hospitals or other health service facilities, to start switching to using domestic health equipment. By using the local facilities, we have contributed positively to the Indonesian economy in advancing and developing the domestic medical equipment industry as well as strengthening the economic competitiveness both nationally and globally.
The President has instructed the 12 Ministries / Institutions set forth in Presidential Instruction No. 6 / 2016 on Acceleration of Development of Pharmaceutical Industry and Medical Device. It is expected that with this Presidential Instruction, the relevant Ministries and Institutions can work together so that the development of health equipment industry can be faster to support the nation's independence in the field of health equipment and able to improve the better health services.