BANDUNG-Director of Bio Farma Iskandar said at a meeting of the OIC in Jeddah, Indonesia will deliver the formation of a Centre of Excellence of vaccine production Islamic countries.
"With the vaccine independence between the Islamic state is able to improve and facilitate the vaccine industry to synergize both technology transfer and vaccine production joint collaboration," he said, Thursday (17/11).
For the establishment of a joint research center, it is impossible to rely on other research centers, especially of course we will focus on halal product research, so that should make our own, so it must be done together with Islamic state ", said Iskandar.
"We could see the SDGs from different view, spirit nawacita, this is our chance to do something, the industry had to do something, especially related to Presidential Instruction 6/2016 for the acceleration of the pharmaceutical industry and medical equipment, we rise toward independence, synergies with international organizations , ministries, required innovative measures for acceleration, we have an opportunity to 2030, required innovative measures for acceleration"
Competence owned by Indonesia in making the vaccine according to the WHO standard, become an added value, so that Bio Farma can share its experience to the OIC countries.
"Indonesia is considered to have competence in making quality vaccines compared with other OIC countries, so we are confident with the our capabilities," said Iskandar. Jo