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Bali could be location for genome data…

Bali could be location for genome data…

JAKARTA (ANTARA) – Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin said Bali could be the place to develop a genomic data research center to boost health innovation, as part of efforts to create healthier future generations. rice field.

At the Tri Hita Kirana (THK) Forum Road event to the G20 in Bali on Saturday (August 27), Sadikin said, “Bali has the quality and I have the ability,” he said.

Sadikin said the COVID-19 pandemic has raised awareness of the need for a robust and comprehensive healthcare architecture to face emergencies and the need to strengthen preparedness to build a resilient society. said to have risen.

“The process towards this goal can start by managing the hundreds of millions of genomic data collected during the pandemic.

According to him, the pandemic has given Indonesia an opportunity to control hundreds of millions of genomic data that will be used as a basis for research. is to do

“The development of this international (health) building center is in line with Kerti Bali’s economic roadmap conveyed by President Joko Widodo. We emphasized the importance of diversification,” he said.

To implement the Kerthi Bali Economic Roadmap, the Ministry of Health has made several efforts to process genomic data.

“To this end, we are opening opportunities for foreign companies to set up research centers and other investments in the Indonesian health sector. We need to,” the minister said.

Andrew Law, director of financial engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, stressed that health is a global problem and needs support from all stakeholders to handle it.

Andrew bio fund US$30 billion is needed to scale the impact and reduce financial risk.

“That can be achieved with a hybrid financing scheme that uses public money as a catalyst to attract large-scale investment from private sources,” he said.

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