The National Food and Drug Agency (BPOM) of the Republic of Indonesia awarded the business actor category to PT Dexa Medica, at Balai Kartini, on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The award was given by the Head of BPOM RI, Penny K. Lukito, and received by the Director of Dexa Laboratories of Biomolecular Sciences (DLBS), Raymond Tjandrawinata witnessed by the Minister of Administrative Reform and Bureaucratic Reform Asman Abnur.

The award received is an appreciation from BPOM because Dexa Medica has supported the development of extract raw materials and phytopharmaca products. Also attending the event was the President Director of Dexa Medica, Ferry Soetikno.

The Head of BPOM RI said that this award was given in the spirit of partnership to parties from ministries/agencies, agencies, local governments, communities, business actors, and the media who have been actively involved in monitoring drugs and food in Indonesia.

This award from BPOM is the second time after previously receiving the Domestic Drug Development Innovation award. PT Dexa Medica is very committed to the development of phytopharmaca standard medicines. Four of the eight phytopharmaca drugs in Indonesia have been produced by PT Dexa Medica, namely Inlacin, Stimuno, Levitens, and Resindex.

In the event with the theme “Building Innovation and Partnerships to Support Increasing the Effectiveness of Drug and Food Control”, Penny K. Lukito said that his party would optimize support from all components of the nation for drug and food control actions. “That’s why today the POM again strengthens partnerships with various agencies, as part of efforts to increase drug and food supervision,” he explained.

This partnership was confirmed in the signing of a memorandum of understanding with: (1) the Attorney General’s Office on Cooperation and Coordination in Supporting the Implementation of the Duties and Functions of the POM Agency, especially law enforcement for criminal acts in the Drug and Food sector; (2) the Ministry of Villages, PDT, and Transmigration to jointly empower village communities in the field of food security; (3) the Ministry of Home Affairs concerning Cooperation in the Utilization of Population Identification Numbers, Population Data, and Electronic ID Cards within the Scope of Duties of the POM Agency; and (4) the Indonesian Market Management Association (Asparindo), to cooperate in the field of supervision and development in the context of the circulation of traditional medicines, cosmetics, health supplements, and safe food in the People’s Market. Corporate Communications Dexa Medica