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U.S.-Indonesia “GEMA BHAKTI” Crisis Response Exercise Concludes in Jakarta

JAKARTA – Joint Exercise GEMA BHAKTI 21 (GB21), a Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) staff exercise between U.S. Indo Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) and Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI, Indonesian Armed Forces), concluded on September 28, 2021 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The eight-day exercise was designed to improved joint, operational-level staff planning and processes during crisis response.  ...
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Ambassador Kim Visits USAID Supported COVID-19 Vaccination Site Offering Pfizer Vaccine to the Public

JAKARTA – On September 26, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia, Sung Y. Kim, joined Dr. Siti Nadia Tarmizi from the Ministry of Health, Dr. Dwi Octavia from the DKI Jakarta Provincial Health Office, and Colonel Piter Dwi Ardianto from the TNI to visit a vaccination site at Cilandak Town Square in Jakarta that ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Kim on a Visit to a USAID-Supported COVID-19 Vaccine Site in Jakarta

Selamat pagi semuanya. Dr. Nadia Tarmizi, Spokesperson, MoH Ibu Widyastuti, Head, Jakarta Provincial Health Office Colonel. Piter Dwi Ardianto, TNI USAID Mission Director, Ryan Washburn, I would like to thank my colleagues in the Indonesian government for their commitment, leadership, and partnership as we fight the coronavirus pandemic together. A few days ago we announced ...
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U.S. Global Vaccine Donation Commitment Tops 1.1 Billion Doses; 871,650 More Pfizer Doses Arrived in Jakarta on Thursday

At the Virtual Global COVID-19 Summit on Sept. 22, President Biden announced that the U.S. is donating an additional half a billion Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to low and lower-middle income countries around the globe, with shipments starting in January 2022.  This monumental commitment brings the total number of vaccines donated by the U.S. to over ...
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United States Launches a $35 Million Program to Improve Health Outcomes for Mothers and Newborns in Indonesia

JAKARTA – Across Indonesia, two mothers and eight newborns die every hour. Many of these tragic deaths are preventable, reflecting significant gaps in the health care system. To improve health outcomes for mothers and newborns, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching a five-year, $35 million program to reduce preventable maternal and ...
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