Pity! Giving Complete Immunization to Children Has Declined During the Pandemic Masa

Ministry of Health (Ministry of Health) recently assessed that the coverage Immunization complete shows a considerable distance from the target during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The result of this can have an impact on increasing the number of cases disease contagious in children and pregnant women.

Giving complete basic immunization Indonesia has not yet obtained during the pandemic. Rows of regions with the largest number in Indonesia such as West Java, Aceh, North Sumatra, Riau, West Sumatra and DKI Jakarta.

Supposedly, the provision of complete basic immunizations such as: Hepatitis BBCG, Polio, Pertussis, Diphtheria, Measles, Tetanus and Rubella have been proven immunization can protect children from these diseases.

“Based on the Bulletin of Immunization data as of May 9, 2022, it shows a growing gap between the Complete Basic Immunization (IDL) target and IDL coverage in January-December 2021, which is 9.8 percent. This means that the number of coverages is less than the national immunization target,” said Plt. Director of Immunization Management of the Indonesian Ministry of Health, dr. Prima Yosephine, MKM quoted from the VIVA page (29/6/2022).

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