Tag: Indonesia

COVID-19 booster shots for Indonesia after 50% vaccination mark

November 8, 2021

Indonesia plans to administer booster shots for COVID-19 to the public as soon as 50% of its population has been fully vaccinated, said health minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin. Given for free, Budi said the plan will prioritise the elderly and the poor who are insured by the government, while the rest of the population may […]

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Malaysia, Indonesia, overcoming medical supplies shortage in SEA

April 6, 2020

China is slowly lifting restrictions imposed after the deadly COVID-19 outbreak late last year, but the number of cases in other nations continues to skyrocket alarmingly – some ASEAN countries are even facing shortages of medical supplies and COVID-19 test kits despite inter-regional efforts to help contain infections. Malaysia is currently the nation with the […]

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Bid to revitalize community-based healthcare in Indonesia

March 2, 2012

JAKARTA – Efforts in Indonesia to save a volunteer-led community health initiative are working, but more is needed to boost the programme, shown to improve child and maternal health, say health officials. Pos Pelayanan Terpadu (integrated service post in Indonesian), known by its acronym Posyandu, is a monthly clinic for children and pregnant women, providing […]

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