Ministry of Social Affairs Responds to Viral Cases, a Toddler with Atresia Ani

Ministry of Social Affairs Responds to Viral Cases, a Toddler with Atresia Ani

SIDOARJO (18 January 2022) – Social Rehabilitation Center “Prof. Dr. Soeharso” Surakarta followed up on the direction of the Minister of Social Affairs to respond to the case of a toddler named M. Haidar Dhanu Abrisam (2 years old) who suffers from Atresia Ani and his parents have never received any assistance.


The case response team of Soeharso Center Surakarta coordinated with the Social Office of Sidoarjo Regency to obtain the necessary information. Accompanied by TKSK, Social Rehabilitation Assistant, social workers, and the case response team continued to coordinate with the Ketegan Village Apparatus, Tanggulangin District, Sidoarjo.


M. Haidar Dhanu has a healthy physical condition, a fit, and healthy body, but suffers from Atresia Ani, which is a condition where the end of the large intestine to the anus is not fully formed. Ever received the first surgical service in the form of making a temporary anal canal at the waist from RSUD dr. Soetomo Surabaya with BPJS facilities.


However, until now there has been no follow-up operation due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, according to information, M. Haidar Dhanu's parents, who belong to a pre-prosperous family, have not received any assistance from the government.


Other assessment results show the condition of M. Haidar Dhanu, including a child who is active, agile, and easy to get along with anyone even though he meets new people. Normal growth and development.


The socio-economic conditions of his parents who live in the village of Ketegan, Tanggulangin, Sidoarjo, occupy the permanent house of the family. Haidar Dhanu's father and mother work in a cigarette factory. When his parents worked, Haidar Dhanu was entrusted to his neighbor.


The economic condition of Haidar Dhanu's parents, his father's income is                         Rp. 70,000/day. While his mother earns Rp. 60,000/day. Haidar Dhanu's parents have never received assistance because they have only lived at the current address for the past 3 years so they have not been included in the Integrated Social Welfare Data (DTKS).


Urgent needs that are met are basic, in the form of a colostomy bag (to collect feces) and further surgery to create an anal canal.


On January 17, 2022, the Deputy Regent of Sidoarjo Regency and Head of Tanggulangin District visited Haidar Dhanu and promised to speed up the second operation for Haidar Dhanu.


The ATENSI support provided included colostomy bags (to collect feces) and diapers. Nutritional assistance in the form of milk, chicken eggs, biscuits, honey, and vitamins.


The expected follow-up is that the village government will try to get Haidar Dhanu's parents into DTKS, so they can get help from the government.

Haidar Dhanu's parents hope that their son can get an anus operation soon. The Deputy Regent has promised that the Regency Government will help with the operational costs and will provide assistance during pre and post-operations.

Writer :
Humas Balai Besar Soeharso Solo
Editor :
Annisa YH
Translator :
Karlina Irsalyana

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