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Understanding Indonesia's Regional Healthcare Markets

Published 06 January 2014

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Understanding Indonesia's Regional Healthcare Markets

BMI View: The rollout of Indonesia's national health insurance programme for one of the world's largest populations will provide significant revenue-generating opportunities for pharmaceutical companies. We address the challenges faced by the healthcare sector in each region, and how economic, demographic and other factors shape the provision of healthcare across the country. We also point out the strengths and weakness in each region's healthcare system, and highlight the opportunities and risks for businesses and investors.

Indonesia's large population, wealth of natural resources, strong economic growth prospects and local governments' determination to improve healthcare service are the key factors to drive the country's healthcare expenditure growth. However, Indonesia has an extremely young population, with 44% of the nation younger than 25. In general, ageing populations are expected to consume more healthcare resources than young populations. In addition, part-time workers make up nearly 70% of the total employed Indonesians, while official unemployment was 5.9% in Q113. This means that there is a substantial pool of people that are unemployed or underemployed, and hence less of a contribution to the national healthcare resources.

The rollout of Indonesia's national health insurance programme will have a significant impact on the country's healthcare landscape. Universal social health insurance coverage will enable all citizens to access and enjoy basic medical services, and at the same time raise healthcare costs. As much of the restructuring currently remains on paper, the country may struggle to handle the surge of patients seeking free medical treatments.

Indeed, when the pilot health insurance scheme was introduced by the Indonesian government in Jakarta in November 2012, experts feared the programme would overwhelm the city's public hospitals. BMI notes that in Java and Sumatra, Indonesia's most populous regions, healthcare resources, such as...

Espicom’s Understanding Indonesia's Regional Healthcare Markets Report allows you to explore Indonesia’s regional markets by giving you a practical evaluation of opportunity and risk at the under-appreciated sub-national level.

Rich in statistics, charts and maps, this is the one report you need to fully appreciate the Indonesia’s diverse regional health environments in the context of neighbouring provinces/states/territories and the national picture.

Written in association with Business Monitor International, this unique report uses data sourced in-house, providing analysis and forecasts from our experts covering key areas such as:

  • Healthcare Expenditure
  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Healthcare Personnel
  • Demographics
  • Economic Activity

Published by Espicom - experts in the pharmaceutical, medical devices and healthcare field for over 30 years, Espicom’s Understanding Indonesia's Regional Healthcare Markets Report brings together a range of often difficult to source information in one single, convenient and comprehensive publication.

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