“Mens Sana In Corpore Sano” – In a healthy body there’s a healthy mind.
On Sunday (22/10), Universitas Airlangga hosted the annual event celebrating Dies Natalis UNAIR 2017 – the founding day of the university. The two teams representing the Institute of Tropical Diseases (ITD) competed in the sport competition known as Senam Bugar Airlangga, securing themselves the 3rd and 4th place. Prita Prametya Kirana, the research staff of leprosy laboratory in ITD who is also the coach of the ITD contingents, said that “despite the ongoing research and events happening in the office, we have to maintain our health through sport and avoid sedentary lifestyle”. She added that, “what is also important is that every competitions teach us a good sportsmanship in addition to boost our confidence and expand our networks within the university. This is a good attribute to have as a researcher.”
The 3rd place was won by Heni Puspitasari, drh. (Member of Toxoplasma Study Group), Wahyu Setyarini, S.Si (Member of the Bacterial Diarrhea Study Group), Radita Yuniar A., S.Si (Member of
the Bacterial Diarrhea Study Group), Agnes Dwi SP, S.Si (Member of the Tuberculosis group), and Zakaria Pamoengkas, S.Si (Member of the IJTID journal division)
The 4th place was won by One Asmarani, S.Si, M.Farm (Member of Proteomics Study Group), Virginia A. Ferandra, A.Md (Member of Tropical Disease Diagnostic Center), Yani Rachmawati, SKM. (Member of Tropical Disease Diagnostic Center), Nungki Putri Wibowo (Member of Tropical Disease Diagnostic Center), and Teguh Hari Sucipto, S.Si (Member of Dengue Study Group).