Social protection for tuberculosis-affected household after the implementation of universal health coverage in Indonesia


  1. To measure costs incurred by tuberculosis-affected households due to accessing tuberculosis related services in Indonesia;
  2. To measure the incidence of catastrophic costs due to tuberculosis in Indonesia;
  3. To assess the needs for social protection for tuberculosis-affected households after the implementation of universal health coverage in Indonesia;
  4. To predict the effect of additional social protection on reducing the incidence of tuberculosis and catastrophic costs due to TB in Indonesia.

Principal Investigator 

Ahmad Fuady

Countries Involved


Involved Researchers & Departments/Institutes

  • Ahmad Fuady, Prof. Dr. Jan Hendrik Richardus & Dr. Tanja Houweling - Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC
  • Muchtaruddin Mansyur - Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia
  • Erlina Burhan - Department of Respiratory and Pulmonology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia and Persahabatan Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia


Fuady A, Houweling TAJ, Mansyur M, Richardus JH. Catastrophic total costs in tuberculosis-affected households and their determinants since Indonesia's implementation of universal health coverage. Infect Dis Poverty 2018; 7(1): 3.

Fuady A, Houweling TA, Mansyur M, Richardus JH. Adaptation of the Tool to Estimate Patient Costs Questionnaire into Indonesian Context for Tuberculosis-affected Households. Acta Med Indones 2018; 50(1): 3-10.

Contact Info

Email address

Ahmad Fuady, Dr., MD, PhD (Public Health)

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