COVID-19 in Indonesia: Challenges and Multidisciplinary Perspectives for a Safe and Productive New Normal

Anindya Pradipta Susanto, Ardi Findyartini, Akmal Taher, Damar P Susilaradeya, Iwan Ariawan, Teguh Dartanto, Bagus Takwin, Imam Budidarmawan Prasodjo, Prasandhya Astagiri Yusuf, Pratiwi Pudjilestari Sudarmono, Ari Fahrial Syam, Budi Wiweko


The COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruption in all aspects of life, and countries around the world have been combating this pandemic using multiple approaches. Success in one country does not guarantee a transferable approach to other countries with different contexts. This review describes the challenges of COVID-19 management in Indonesia as a populous, socially and culturally diverse, and archipelagic country. It aims to provide multidisciplinary perspectives for a safe, evidence-based, and productive new normal as well as a comprehensive and integrated actionable policy for COVID-19 control.


COVID-19; Indonesia; multidisciplinary; new normal


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