The political battle over health policy in Indonesia | Melbourne Asia Review

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What’s at stake and who are the stakeholders in steering health policy in Indonesia? While the right to health for all Indonesians has been embraced by progressive, populist and technocratic political forces in recent years, oligarchic elites with ties to business and the military are now reemerging to thwart further improvements in healthcare for ordinary people. Political economist Prof Andrew Rosser and public policy specialist Dr Luky Djani join presenter Peter Clarke to examine the politics of healthcare in Indonesia.

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Main image: (L-R) Dr Luky Djani and Prof Andrew Rosser. Listing image: Jakarta General Hospital. Credit: Sanofi Pasteur/Flickr.