The journey of policies during the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia: a need of evidence-informed policy

  • Akmal Taher Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia; Member of Indonesian Academy of Sciences
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Published
2022-04-22
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Taher A. The journey of policies during the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia: a need of evidence-informed policy. Med J Indones [Internet]. 2022Apr.22 [cited 2022Sep.30];31(1):3-. Available from: http://mji.ui.ac.id/journal/index.php/mji/article/view/6199
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