Mutual vaccination recognition: EU endorses PeduliLindungiapp use

The European Union (EU) has endorsed the use of Indonesia‚Äôs PeduliLindungi mobile application for digital contact tracing in its territories starting Wednesday (May 11, 2022). The endorsement was laid down in the implementation decision on the equal acknowledgment for vaccination certificates issued by the Indonesian government, the Indonesian Embassy in Brussels said in a written […]

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Parents play vital role in preventing acute hepatitis: Surabaya Mayor

Mayor of Surabaya Eri Cahyadi believes that parents play a crucial role in preventing the transmission of acute hepatitis in their children. “I urge all parents in Surabaya to take care of their children’s well-being and also monitor the food they consume,” Cahyadi noted in Surabaya on Thursday. The mayor later emphasized that parents should […]

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Indonesia starting to transition to endemic stage of COVID: minister

Indonesia has begun to transition from the pandemic to the endemic phase, Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Muhadjir Effendy has said. “In essence, (we have to) look at the active cases, positivity rate, hospital occupancy rate, and mortality rate (to determine the transition to the endemic phase),” he said in a written statement […]

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Minister highlights progress achieved in acute hepatitis investigation

The investigation of suspected cases of mysterious hepatitis continued to show good development in terms of the information received, Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin stated. “We continue to monitor its progress, and there is a lot of additional information. In general, the progress is quite good,” Sadikin noted through a virtual press conference in Jakarta […]

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Govt reactivates 300 thousand posyandu for children immunization month

The Ministry of Health has reactivated around 300 thousand integrated health services posts (posyandu) in all regions to support the 2022 National Children Immunization Month program that will start in May. “It is hard for the government to provide health services to 80 thousand villages, 514 districts and cities in 34 provinces if we only […]

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Indonesia to integrate children’s vaccination data into PeduliLindungi

Indonesian Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin confirmed that children’s vaccination data will be integrated into the COVID-19 mobile contact tracing application PeduliLindungi to ease accessing immunisation data for various parties, including parents and the authorities. “Usually, immunisation data will be recorded in the mother and child’s health card, and sometimes (parents) will lose or forget […]

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