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Health Ministry cleans up wet markets, considered breeding ground for disease

  • Elly Burhaini Faizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, July 30 2012 | 05:30 am

In close cooperation with the Trade Ministry, the Health Ministry is making efforts to improve sanitation in traditional wet markets under the “Pasar Sehat” (healthy wet market) initiative.

Under the program, eight new wet markets have been opened, which cost the Health Ministry Rp 994 million (US$ 105,364).

Wilfried H. Purba, the Health Ministry’s director for environmental he...

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