HEALTHCARE LANDSCAPE: Indonesia’s healthcare requires further investment in infrastructure, access to quality medicines, and increase in skilled manpower. The lack of infrastructure, at 6 hospital beds per 10,000 people, compared to emerging market standards of 17, has led to government initiatives to provide a public payor system with collaboration from the private sector

INVESTMENT CLIMATE: Plans were unveiled for looser restrictions on foreign investment in 2016 in nearly 50 sectors, including healthcare. Fiscal challenges to fund the universal healthcare scheme, with government covering only 39{3163b34706130b4e1cf64e8c1b910e982a843cab25723611cf66e26b48765851} of national healthcare spend, will require private sector to adapt to changing payor landscape

CHALLENGES: Shortage of funding, facilities and training opportunities for qualified doctors remain key challenges to healthcare provision. Accessibility to quality, affordable healthcare in rural areas also remain a challenge in a country with over 17,000 islands