Processing times for BPOM to register various categories of drugs have also been accelerated. This applies to categories such as major variants like reformulations, re-registrations, along with drugs for serious and life threatening illnesses and orphan drugs.
Meanwhile Indonesia's Parliament is debating a far more comprehensive
Draft Bill on Drugs and Foods Supervision which is intended to improve the quality, safety and efficacy of drugs and foods across the country. It proposes to do this by bringing the current patchwork of rules under one law. More rigourous distribution rules are driven by the recent fake vaccines scandal (see here).