Dewan Pertimbangan Presiden


Developments in Drugs and Food Control

The Presidential Advisory Council (Wantimpres) held an online meeting with the Head of Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM), Penny K. Lukito, to discuss developments in drugs and food control, especially about status of upcoming vaccines, drugs, and other treatments for Covid-19. Held on September 8, 2020, Penny K. Lukito said that BPOM has taken real steps in supporting the acceleration of handling Covid-19 including building a biohazard laboratory, testing specimens and lending PCR equipment. She also emphasized the importance of strengthening the independence and regulatory capacity of BPOM to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of food and drug control sustainability system. (AM)