E3S Web Conf.
Volume 202, 2020The 5th International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2020)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Published online||10 November 2020|
COVID-19: challenges and opportunities in Indonesia health sector
1 Former President Director of PT. Phapros Tbk., Indonesia
2 Community on Pharmaceutical Industry Practices chapter Central Java, Indonesia
* Corresponding author : email@example.com
Covid-19 pandemic has gripped over than 210 countries in the world, not to mention Indonesia, and will reshape the current society in every aspect. Historically, the current pandemic is not the first one which happen in the world. Spanish flu’s outbreak in 1918 had killed more than 50 millions worldwide. However, there would be a different response on environment, lifestyle, society, and technology between the past and the current pandemic. The urgent requires for coping pandemic challenges the humanity in terms of effort regarding to vaccine, medicine, health supplement, medical device development and innovation. Those efforts are purposed not only for the medication, but also the for the prevention, specifically for the initial diagnostic. Blessed with a massive biodiversity, Indonesian society wisely utilize their local wisdom by consuming the herbal potion, to increase their immunity system as their first line response. Besides the prevention of Covid-19 protocol, Indonesia actively elaborates with another country to discover the vaccine and other beneficial aspects. The establishment of Covid-19 pandemic mitigation and national economic recovery, by the means of presidential regulation (Perpres) No. 82/2020, signals the synergy effort of economic recovery and health programme. In addition, to promote the scientific manner of society, government issues the presidential instruction (Inpres) No. 06/2020. Those regulations are believed will boost the new normal adaptation process.
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