Jakarta: President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has ordered the Covid-19 Handling and National Economic Recovery Committee to provide the detailed information about the Roadmap for the National Plan for the Implementation of Covid-19 Immunization.
"For the roadmap, I want it to be explained in detail this week," President Jokowi said here on Monday.
In a bid to mitigate the covid-19 pandemic, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has recently signed Presidential Regulation Number 99 of 2020 on Vaccine Procurement and Vaccination.
Under the regulation, vaccine procurement and vaccination will be carried out from 2020 to 2022 and may be extended by the Covid-19 Handling and National Economic Recovery Committee upon the recommendation from the Health Minister.
Furthermore, procurement of vaccines is carried out through assignments to state-owned enterprises and direct appointment of providing business entities and may also be conducted in collaboration with international agencies and bodies.
As for covid-19 vaccination, it is carried out by the Health Ministry
Taking into account the Covid-19 Handling and National Economic Recovery Committee’s considerations, the Health Ministry determines the criteria and priorities for vaccine recipients, priority areas for vaccine recipients, schedules and stages of vaccine administration, and vaccination service standards.