Health Law International Online Seminar “Covid-19 Vaccine: Health Law, Justice & Human Right Perspective”

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Health Law International Seminar "Covid-19 Vaccine: Health Law, Justice & Human Right Perspectives"



September 1, 2021 – September 2, 2021

A. BACKGROUND

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is a horrendous health issue in the world. COVID-19 pandemic has an impact of life, it could be decreased health status. World Health Organization (WHO) has declared COVID-19 as a global health emergency. Therefore, WHO asks each countries to take urgent and aggressive actions to prevent and overcome the spread of COVID-19 virus.

As law based nation, Indonesia has established rules and regulations to prevent infectious disease. Indonesian Government has issued Presidential Regulation Number 99 of 2020 about concerning Vaccines Procurement and Implementation of Vaccinations in the Context of the Corona Virus Disease-19 (COVID-19) Pandemic affirming the acceleration of the procurement of its vaccine and its roll-out.

Every government is required to assure the welfare of all its citizens including the state of Health and Wellbeing with the ultimate goal of highest health status achievement. This is in accordance with the mandate stated in article 34 paragraph (3) of the 1945 Constitution. “The state is responsible for the provision of proper health service facilities and public service facilities. Health is a right for everyone. So everyone has the same right to be healthy without exception. Article 28 H paragraph (1) of the 1945 Constitution states: "Every person has the right to live in physical and spiritual prosperity, to have a place to live, and to have a good and healthy living environment and the right to obtain health services".

Based on this situation, possible ways to prevent the spreading of by developing and manufacturing vaccines. Vaccines provide protection not only for the people who are vaccinated, but also for the wider community by reducing the spread of disease. The SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads from person to person. The transmission between human-to-human can be broken known as "herd immunity" or "community protection", which is important for vaccination. Safe and effective vaccine was needed to control pandemic because it can be inhibit the spread and prevent recurrence of Covid-19 disease also reduce death rate.

Minister of Health Regulation stated Number 28 of 2020 concerning Implementation of Vaccine Procurement in the Context of Combating the 2019 Corona Virus Disease Pandemic (COVID-19 as amended by Regulation of the Minister of Health Number 79 of 2020 concerning Amendments to the Regulation of the Minister of Health Number 28 of 2020 concerning Implementation Procurement of Vaccines in the context of Pandemic Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Regulation of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Indonesia Number 84 of 2020 concerning Implementation of Vaccinations in the Context of Combating Pandemic Corona Virus Disease 2019 (Covid-19), Regulation of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Indonesia Number 10 Years 2021 Regarding the Implementation of Vaccination in the Context of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic.

B. OBJECTIVE

The aim of this International Online Seminar:

  1. To find out regulations and policies for COVID-19 vaccination and its effectiveness in each country.
  2. To find out the fulfillment of citizens’ rights related to COVID-19 vaccination in each country.
  3. To find out the national responsibility and financial system regarding to the COVID-19 vaccination.
C. TIME AND PLACE

Date       : Saturday, 5 June 2021

Time       : 09.00 - 15.00 WIB

Media    : Online via Zoom Meeting Platform

D. TYPES OF ACTIVITY

1. Health Law International Online Seminar

2. Call of Paper International Online Seminar:

  • Members of professional organizations,
  • Students (Undergraduate Law, Postgraduate Health Law, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health)

E. AUTHOR GUIDELINES : bit.ly/Author_Guidelines

F. REGISTER and SUBMIT : bit.ly/Register-Submit

G. PARTICIPANTS OF ACTIVITIES

Number of participants  : 500 participants

: 250 free of charges participant

: 250 paid participants

Participant Criteria        :

  1. Profession: specialist/dentist specialist, doctor / dentist, nurse, midwife, pharmacist etc.,
  2. Professional Organizations: IDI, PDGI, PPNI, IBI, IAI, IPAI, PAKSI, PAFI, etc.,
  3. Administrators and members of Indonesian Health Law Society (MHKI),
  4. Health Service Facilities: Hospitals, Clinics, Medical Centers, Independent Practitioners, Health Laboratories, Pharmacies,
  5. Health Service Facility Organizations: PERSI, ARSADA, ARSSI, ASKLIN, PKFI, PERKALINDO, etc.
  6. University: Students and Lecturers (Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Health, Faculty of Public Health, etc.),
  7. General Participants,
  8. Free of Charge Participants consisting of colleagues of each speakers, the Ministry of Health, the provincial and the districts health office where the students live, the Indonesian Health Law Society, and administrators of professional associations and health facilities associations.

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