Indonesia supplies 10 million doses of polio vaccine for Afghanistan


The Indonesian Company for Worldwide Improvement (Indonesian AID) has donated 10 million bOPV (bivalent oral polio vaccine) doses produced domestically to Afghanistan.

Indonesia provides 10 million doses of polio vaccine for Afghanistan
Indonesia supplies 10 million doses of polio vaccine for Afghanistan, Illustrative picture (Photograph: en.wenews.pk)

Jakarta – The Indonesian Company for Worldwide Improvement (Indonesian AID) has donated 10 million bOPV (bivalent oral polio vaccine) doses produced domestically to Afghanistan.

Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati stated on March 8 that the supply of the polio vaccine produced by the state-owned pharmaceutical holding PT Bio Farma, is a part of the nation’s dedication to Afghan folks.

Based on the official, the vaccine help is a type of concrete help for Afghanistan’s vaccination programme, which can cowl 3.3 million youngsters aged beneath three.

Afghanistan and Pakistan are the final two international locations on the earth the place polio continues to be endemic, she stated, including that as a nation proactively engaged in peacekeeping and humanitarian diplomacy, Indonesia is dedicated to supporting Afgha folks by way of vaccine help to handle this subject.

The sponsorship can be anticipated to function a device to advertise high-quality vaccines and prescribed drugs produced by Indonesia to the worldwide market, particularly to satisfy the demand of the UN’s companies in implementing well being high quality enchancment programmes or responding to epidemics in essential international locations or areas.

Established in October 2019, Indonesian AID has supplied 356.58 billion ỈDR (equal to 22.91 million USD) to 58 international locations and territories worldwide, together with Palestine, Myanmar, Timor Leste, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji.

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By VNA



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