Threat of KIPI, IDI asked Faskes and communities to do so

Public and private health facilities must prepare health services to deal with AEFI

medialnews, JAKARTA – The Indonesian government, through the Ministry of Health (Kemenkes), temporarily halted the distribution of the Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine lot (production lot) CTMAV547 a few days ago at following information showing serious post-vaccination consequences. up events (KIPI) Therefore, the Executive Council of the Indonesian Association of Physicians (PB IDI) has requested health facilities (faskes) to be on standby 24 hours a day to treat AEFI.

“The vaccination against Covid-19 has been carried out, which means that public and private health facilities must prepare health services to deal with AEFI for 24 hours. So not only public health facilities or some parts, but all must be able to provide KIPI health care, ”the spokesperson said. Speaking from the board of the Indonesian Association of Physicians (PB IDI), Iris Rengganis was contacted Republika, Tuesday (18/5).

Iris calls for healthcare facilities to no longer be confused when treating patients with AEFI and then referring patients to other hospitals. In fact, he continued, it is not uncommon for the transfer of these patients to require a long journey. Even though the age has been determined by God, Iris asks healthcare facilities to do their best. This means that health services must be provided in any health facility.

“Now, in the age of the pandemic, the conditions have to be adjusted to be open 24 hours a day. So if there is an AEFI, it can be treated early on,” he said.

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