Analysis of Indonesia's Political Economy Towards the Lack of Health Financing for Promotive and Preventive Efforts

Rosalia Nur Hakim

Abstract

In Indonesia health is one of the most important aspects of state development. This is evidenced by the government's policy that health budget allocation is almost 5% of the state budget and 10% of the district budget. However, health financing that has been implemented in Indonesia is widely used for personal health (curative and rehabilitation efforts) capacity building and support. Meanwhile for prevention and public health services such as health promotion are still lacking. This study aims to analyse the considerations or reasons why the government has not maximised health financing for the purpose of prevention of disease and public health services from the perspective of political economy. This research is conducted descriptively where data obtained from supporting data such as books and publication documents. The results of this study indicate that the interests of different parties, inter-ministerial priority differences, socio-cultural aspects and fiscal limitations has caused the government to not maximise health financing for the sake of health promotion and the prevention of diseas

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in Harvard Style

Hakim R. (2017). Analysis of Indonesia's Political Economy Towards the Lack of Health Financing for Promotive and Preventive Efforts.In Proceedings of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Health Economics Association - Volume 1: INAHEA, ISBN 978-989-758-335-3, pages 54-57. DOI: 10.5220/0007023600540057


in Bibtex Style

@conference{inahea17,
author={Rosalia Nur Hakim},
title={Analysis of Indonesia's Political Economy Towards the Lack of Health Financing for Promotive and Preventive Efforts},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Health Economics Association - Volume 1: INAHEA,},
year={2017},
pages={54-57},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007023600540057},
isbn={978-989-758-335-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Health Economics Association - Volume 1: INAHEA,
TI - Analysis of Indonesia's Political Economy Towards the Lack of Health Financing for Promotive and Preventive Efforts
SN - 978-989-758-335-3
AU - Hakim R.
PY - 2017
SP - 54
EP - 57
DO - 10.5220/0007023600540057