The Readiness of Indonesia Primary Health Care in Facing Universal Health Coverage in 2019

July 19, 2017

The Readiness of Indonesia Primary Health Care in Facing Universal Health Coverage in 2019 As a huge country that has 9,599 public primary health centers and 38,408 private medical clinics for a population of more than 240 million, Indonesia faced difficulties in implementing universal health coverage in 2014. The government moved towards managing universal health coverage at primary level with coordination and collaboration of local government, medical education centers and other healthcare providers.

  • Accreditation of Primary Care Physician (PCP) Education Centers
  • Promoting the capability of PCP
  • Managing inter-professional health providers and community health centers
  • Pros and cons of this proposal

Watch the video for the presentation by Dr Dhanasari Trisna, from Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia and Member of National Board on Primary Care Physician, and the panel discussion consisting of her and Professor Doris Young, from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Emeritus Professor Zorayda Leopando from College of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila, and Associate Professor Lee Kheng Hock, from Duke-NUS Medical School.