September 2021 - In order to support the government’s program to tackle the spread of the Covid-19 Pandemic, which continues to increase, JNE has so far implemented 18,800 vaccines from the initial target of 7500 vaccines intended for employees in Jabodetabek, employees in several other cities and the public. The JNE Vaccine Center was officially closed on (28/8) by M. Feriadi Soeprapto as President Director of JNE and Uus Kuswanto, S.Sos, M. AP, as West Jakarta Mayor at the GOR Grogol Auditorium, West Jakarta, Jl. Dr. Nurdin IV Grogol Petamburan, Jakarta. The free vaccination, which has been taking place from July 8 to August 28, 2021, was held in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia, the DKI Jakarta Provincial Health Office, Muhammadiyah Hospital, the Indonesian Hypertension Doctors Association (INAsh), CEO Forum and Asperindo.
The vaccination program at the JNE Vaccine Center in Jakarta initially targeted only 7,500 vaccines for employees, families, and the community, but the public’s interest was so high that the number of these vaccines exceeded the target, with a total of 9,741 people having been vaccinated to date in Jabodetabek. In addition, JNE conducts vaccines in collaboration with related parties at several JNE branch offices, including in Bogor, Depok, Bandung, Cirebon, Kupang, Jambi, Padang, Jayapura, Solo and Jogjakarta.
Since the pandemic began in March 2020 until now, JNE has allocated more than Rp. 13 billion to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and others. By running a CSR program to help jointly overcome the government and the private sector. Some of these collaborations include: distributing 10,000 masks to 25 referral hospitals for corona patients in various cities in Indonesia, sending over 25 million PPE equipment to all hospitals. As well as distributing hundreds of tons of other Covid assistance to more than 1,200 health facilities and 1135 institutions and individuals throughout Indonesia.
M. Feriadi Soeprapto, President Director of JNE, said, “That various steps are being taken to overcome Covid-19 in addition to complying with health protocols, namely the Covid-19 vaccination, which aims to end this outbreak soon, so that conditions become stable and normal as before. We are optimistic that by working together, collaborating, and collaborating with the government and various other parties, it can overcome this corona virus pandemic,” he explained.
Samsul Djamaludin, as JNE’s VP of Quality Assurance & Facility Management, added, “We held this vaccination activity to ensure that all JNE employees, especially the frontline officers such as couriers, sales counter officers, customer service, and other departments that have a lot to do with customers, can be protected from the Covid-19 virus. This will certainly increase the convenience of customers in using JNE services. Also, this vaccination program will be carried out in stages in all JNE branches.”
Uus Kuswanto, S.Sos, M. AP, as the Mayor of West Jakarta, said, “This vaccination activity was carried out because of good cooperation, aiming to support the acceleration of government programs in achieving communal immunity or herd immunity. In addition, the level of public awareness of the importance of vaccination is very high so that with implementing this vaccine, the entire community can have a healthy body so that they can carry out normal activities and the economy can recover and grow again, “he said.
On the same occasion, Trisya Suherman as Chair of the Global CEO Indonesia Foundation said, “That the collaboration of various parties, especially JNE in this vaccination activity, has the aim of helping the entire community to be healthier and avoid the spread of the Covid-19 virus which is still affecting the community. The community and continue to adhere to health protocols in living their daily lives,” he said.
In order to assist the handling of Covid-19 and affected local MSMEs, JNE made donations to, among others, the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government, West Java Provincial Government, Surabaya City Government, and Central Java Provincial Government. Assist in the construction of the Jombang Hasyim Asy’ari Hospital. In addition, in June 2021, the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government will provide assistance to the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government 225 units of beds for isolation facilities and Covid-19 patients at the Nagrak Flats (Rusun), Marunda, Cilincing, North Jakarta. JNE also does free delivery of thousands of oxygen cylinders to Covid Emergency Hospitals throughout Indonesia.
Feriadi added, with this strategic collaboration, JNE will continue to realize the spirit of “Connecting Happiness,” which is to deliver happiness to remote areas of the country by sharing, loving and caring for others. “The program of activities and collaborations that we have started can continue to support various positive activities. This proper step is to help ease the burden on the government and to advance the national economy during the Covid-19 pandemic, which is not over yet,” he concluded.