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INSIGHT: Providing quality medical supplies for universal healthcare

Jakarta | Mon, June 19, 2017 | 08:52 am
INSIGHT: Providing quality medical supplies for universal healthcare While price reductions for medicines have been significant, and are clearly to be welcomed, this system has sparked a set of concerns and challenges that need to be addressed. (Shutterstock/Vinogradov Illya)

PREMIUM Access to affordable and good quality medicine is critical for the successful implementation of universal healthcare (JKN) in Indonesia. It also poses a major challenge for the government, which is responsible for meeting the demand for medicines from the 180 million participants of the JKN. In addition, the JKN has to deal with a diverse set of health challenges, ranging from infectious diseas...

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