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An intrepid team of health workers from the Bekawan Health Centre take vaccines to a remote village

There are a number of difficulties in effectively vaccinating people who live in remote parts of Indonesia. Distributing booster shots is the next challenge. Source: 18 June 2021 Getty Images/iStockphoto/chayakorn lotongkum

In terms of numbers alone Indonesia has a huge challenge in getting people vaccinated. But getting vaccines to the remote parts of the nation presents new problems. How are health workers coping?

There is a gap in vaccination rates between urban Indonesians and those who live in remote areas.  The team at KBR 68 H joined a team of health workers who travelled by boat through drizzling rain and then walked through mud to give villagers their jabs.

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