Indonesia is conducting Outbreak Response Immunization (ORI) for Diphtheria in 2018, specifically for children from 1 year old and before 19 years old. Actually, to protect our family and to prevent wide transmission of the disease, everybody should get Diphtheria immunization. Here is more information on diphtheria and the importance of immunization.
As per 31 October 2017, a total of 35.307.148 children in Java have received Measles and Rubella (MR) vaccination, accounting to 100.98% of the total MR immunization target in August-September 2017.
Indonesia has already beaten smallpox, polio, maternal and neonatal tetanus. Now the country is focusing for Measles and Rubella elimination, which is also a Regional and Global priority.
In Indonesia Measles vaccine is routinely provided to all children, two doses at 9 month and 18 month. Now Rubella vaccine will be added (M -> MR) in National Immunization program.