‘If It\'s Still Slow, We Will Intercept\'
This is what we all pay attention to. The Finance Ministry, the Home Ministry and the Health Ministry hold a meeting every week with governors and regents whose areas are categorized as red zones
The disbursement of the budget for the health sector at the regional government level is still low. Of the total health budget ceiling of Rp 172.84 trillion (US$11.95 billion) for 2021 (the position of the budget ceiling at the time of the interview), only Rp 39.55 trillion or 22.9 percent has been disbursed as of June 18, 2021. In fact, the optimal disbursement of the health sector budget is the key in handling the Covid-19 pandemic and national economic recovery.