All puskesmas in Jakarta open free cervical cancer service. It is hoped residents can take advantage of this facility by checking up health regularly.
" If it is detected quickly, the cancer can be cured"
Jakarta Health Dept. Head, Koesmedi P said, periodic health check-up is able to minimize cancer.
"If it is detected quickly, the cancer can be cured," he stated, Tuesday (2/13).
The dept. also provides HPV vaccination for school students. "It's just for fifth and sixth graders," he stated.
His sub-dept. will further intensify preventive and promotive handling. "So, prevention can be done earlier," he said.