JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Head of Technology Assessment and Application Board ( BPPT) Hammam Riza said, a quick test tool or rapid test superior domestic production in quality and price compared to imported products. One unit of equipment rapid test domestic price IDR 75,000.
This was said by Riza at the launch of the tool rapid test country, RI-GHA, on the Youtube channel of the Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Culture (Kemenko PMK), Thursday (07/09/2020).
“Price per test kit IDR 75,000. So half of HET (Fixed Retail Price). With quality that is not inferior. In fact, it may be superior to the quality of imported products, “said Riza.
Riza added, tools rapid test made in the country has been through a series of accuracy tests so it is feasible to use.
In fact, despite having a high level of sensitivity and specifications, the product continues to be tested to be more perfect.
In addition, continued Riza, RI-GHA was developed according to the corona virus strain that spreads in Indonesia. Thus it has a higher level of compatibility than imported products.
For this reason, he requested that all hospitals and health services use equipment rapid test domestic production which is cheaper and of the same quality as imported products.
“Of course there is no more mentality hazard to use products made in Indonesia. “Competitive prices, good quality and easily obtained domestically,” continued Riza.
“There needs to be a mental revolution for us to be proud of our own domestic products. We love our own domestic products and we can use them fully with confidence in domestic products,” Muhadjir said.