Pharmacy Expert Lecture Article February 6 2021

In the first session which started at 09.00 WIB, Mrs. apt. Ani Kristiyani, M.Clin.Pharm. In his presentation, he explained the benefits of traditional medicines as medicine for Covid-19. Traditional medicines from the Standardized Herbal Medicine and Phytopharmaceutical groups that have NIE BPOM can be used as companions for OTG and light category Covid-19 treatment. Meanwhile, when using traditional medicine, you can use applicable guidelines such as the Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Covid-19,
Guidelines for the Use of Herbs in Indonesia and the Handbook of Traditional Medicine for the Body’s Endurance.

In the second session which started at 10.30 WIB by Mrs. apt. Novena Adi Yuhara, M.Pharm.Sci conveyed more about nutritional needs during the Covid-19 pandemic. Several methods can be used to prevent the spread of Covid-19, such as eating a healthy and balanced diet, washing your hands and food before processing it, increasing your body’s endurance by exercising, increasing your intake of vegetables and fruit sources of vitamins and minerals, and getting enough sleep. The components of the types of vitamins needed to protect the body from Covid-19 infection are vitamins A, E, C and Zinc, all of which can be obtained from vegetables and fruit.

With this expert lecture, it is hoped that it can increase students’ understanding of the use of traditional medicine and proper nutrition during the Covid-19 pandemic. In this way, it will become a source of information for the community in dealing with this virus outbreak. Apart from that, it can also motivate students in particular at STIKES Notokusumo Yogyakarta to continue exploring the properties of natural ingredients for treatment. This is in accordance with the vision of the Bachelor of Pharmacy study program which is superior in the development of natural ingredients.

This Expert Lecture Material can be downloaded at the following link

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