Vaccination for Students: Efforts to Protect Nation's Successors from Pandemic

Through vaccination activities for students, ACT and Jakarta Provincial Government are trying to protect the nation's successors from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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ACT's Humanity Medical Services team conducts health observations on students before vaccination. (ACTNews)

ACTNews, JAKARTA – Islamic boarding schools have a role in shaping the next generation of Indonesia. The number of Islamic boarding schools in Indonesia has reached 27,722 units with 4,175,531 active students.

To create herd immunity, Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) and the Jakarta Provincial Government are trying to protect it through mobile vaccination booths in several Islamic boarding schools.

Friday (8/20/2021), a vaccination was held at Nurani Quran and Science Islamic Boarding School (PPQS) in Ciganjur Village, Jagakarsa District, South Jakarta. Dr. Della Rachmawati, a representative of ACT's Humanity Medical Services Team, said ACT's Humanity Medical Services Team provided vaccinations for students, teachers, and education staff.

“We have prepared the Sinovac vaccine, both for the first and second dose, in this vaccination,” said Dr. Della.

Dr. Della added that mobile vaccination at Islamic boarding schools aims to accelerate herd immunity for students, teachers, and education staff. “Insha Allah, this is our effort to protect the next generation from the Covid-19 pandemic,” she said.[]