Healthcare for 17,000 islands: How Indonesia achieved almost Universal Health Coverage in under 10 years

Professor Ali Ghufron Mukti is the President Director of the Indonesian Social Security Administering Body for Health. Introduced in 2014, Indonesia’s universal health coverage scheme (Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional) covers over 90% of the population (250 million people) across an archipelago of 17,000 islands. Professor Mukti is an internationally recognized researcher in Health policy and financing, epidemiology, and managed health care. In this talk with question and answer session, Prof Mukti will discuss the innovations and thinking behind this extraordinary health insurance scheme and how it has achieved its level of coverage in under a decade.