Public Lecture & Discussion on Startup Opportunities as Solutions and Education on Dental & Oral Health in a Pandemic Period by Utilizing Technology

Politala – Held a public lecture & discussion on startup opportunities as a solution as well as dental & oral health education during the pandemic using technology, Wednesday (13/10). This online activity via zoom & YouTube streaming was organized by the Tanah Laut State Polytechnic (Politala) with SMK Negeri 2 Singkawang as the Politala partnership.

GIGI.ID, MRD Academy, Ghalih Foundation, Bank Syariah Indonesia (BSI) KCP Pelaihari,, Little Star, and Kaos Bumi Musicalization became supporters of the activity.

Invited as the main speaker in this public lecture, Dr. drg. Armelia Sari Widyarman, M.Kes as Founder and CEO of GIGI.ID. The other invited speakers and panelists consisted of Muhamad Saleh (Chief Community GIGI.ID), M. Abthal Arrisyi (Business Development, Melia Lustojoputro (Founder/CEO of Bintang Kecil), Putri Angie (Founder of Tangan Angie), Ardi Putra Baramuli (GIGI.ID Partnership), drg. Safira Khairina (GIGI.ID Partnership), drg. Pramadita Allia (GIGI.ID Partnership), and moderated by Muhammad Ghalih, S.I.Kom, M.Sc., CTM as Politala lecturer and CEO of the Ghalih Foundation.

“Tanah Laut State Polytechnic, in accordance with the stated Vision and Mission is to create graduates who excel in various fields including Technoprenuer,” said the Director of Politala, Dr. Mufrida Zein, S.Ag., M.Pd in ​​his speech when officially opening the activity.

Head of BSI KCP Pelaihari, Zainal Abidin in this regard also gave a speech. Then the Principal of SMK Negeri 2 Singkawang, H. Aprizal, M.Pd also participated in the activity.

The total participants who attended online via zoom were around 400 participants, mainly consisting of Politala students.

The Director of Politala expressed hope by holding a public lecture that invited speakers from GIGI.ID, “As the first telemedicine application that focuses on dental and oral health in Indonesia, we are looking forward to this collaboration, especially for our students. Both patients and dentists are greatly helped, because during a pandemic like this there are many limitations in dental and oral examinations,” he concluded. Hms_Politala