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Community Participation Crucial in Vaccination Rollout

As many as 17.9 percent of the respondents said they did not know how and where to register for vaccination while 15.9 percent of them said they had registered only to find out that the vaccination quota had been met.

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A number of residents received the Covid-19 vaccination organized by Kompas Gramedia with Kalbe Farma at Bale Rame Hall, Sabilulungan Cultural Building Complex, Soreang District, Bandung Regency, West Java, Tuesday (14/9/2021).

JAKARTA, KOMPAS — The diverse conditions of society require different approaches to getting people to participate in the Covid-19 vaccination program. It is crucial to improve cooperation between community leaders and health workers.

In a recent survey on Covid-19 vaccination by Change.org Indonesia, Katadata Insight Center and KawalCovid.id, 60.5 percent of respondents expected active involvement of neighborhood administrators, locally known as RT and RW heads, in disseminating information on the pandemic. Information is also expected from non-government public information channels.

Editor: Syahnan Rangkuti
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