DPR Passes Health Bill, PPNI Will Conduct Judicial Review to MK


BONSERNEWS.com – Chairman of the Indonesian National Nurses Association (PPNI) Harif Fadhillah said he would conduct a judicial review alias challenge the Law on Health which had just been passed to the Constitutional Court (MK).

Harif said the judicial review step was more realistic than carrying out a national strike against the Health Law.

“So it hasn’t (the national strike), especially since it has been legalized, the most realistic is that we will conduct a judicial review earlier,” said Harif, Wednesday, July 12, 2023.

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On the other hand, Harif said that the national strike action could not be carried out only within PPNI because it had to be carried out together with the other four health professional organizations.

The four professional organizations are the Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI), Indonesian Dentists Association (PDGI), Indonesian Midwives Association (IBI), and Indonesian Pharmacist Association (IAI).

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“Until today, we are still coordinating with 4 other professions. Indeed, if from the PPNI the results of the work of the national meeting can be carried out on a national strike with collective conditions,” he said.

The DPR officially passed the Bill on Health into Law (UU) today, last Tuesday. The ratification was taken at the 29th DPR Plenary Meeting for trial period V for the 2022-2023 session.

The majority of factions in the DPR agreed to ratify the Health Bill. The factions that agreed were PDIP, Golkar, Gerindra, PKB, PPP, and PAN.

The NasDem faction received notes regarding mandatory spending. Only the Democratic Party and PKS factions rejected the ratification of the Health Bill. ()

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