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

Principal Investigator:  

Ahmad Fuady

Objective:

  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

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

 

Publications:

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. https://idpjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40249-017-0382-3

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. http://www.actamedindones.org/index.php/ijim/article/view/347

Contact Info:

a.fuady@erasmusmc.nl

Countries Involved:

Indonesia