Allocate IDR 88.5 trillion to support health transformation in 2023

JAKARTA (ANTARA) – Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin has set aside Rp88.5 trillion for health reform in 2023, up from next year’s overall health budget allocation of Rp169.8 trillion.

Nevertheless, the budget for health transformation fell from the initial Rp96.8 trillion as the vaccine budget was reduced by Rp10 trillion.

“We have learned from previous crises, so we have been prepared for the transformation of health. It’s the right time,” he said. Visited here on Wednesday.

The minister detailed that Rp 6.06 trillion has been allocated in the 2023 health reform budget for the transformation of primary services through public education, primary prevention, secondary prevention and improving capacity and capacities of primary services. .

In addition, Rp 18.15 trillion was allocated for transforming referral services by improving access and quality of secondary and tertiary services, and Rp 1.48 trillion for transforming the health protection system to develop resilience in the pharmaceutical and medical device sector. assigned. Improve emergency response.

“As the healthcare system transforms, we will make sure the healthcare industry is (thoroughly) prepared if the pandemic strikes again. From top level to bottom level. Human resources,” he said.

With the aim of prioritizing availability, adequacy, sustainability, equitable distribution and effective and efficient utilization, Mr. Sadikin has pledged as much as Rp 49 trillion to the budget to support the transformation of the healthcare financing system. said to have been apportioned.

The budget of Rp 4.18 trillion allocated for transforming the medical workforce will be utilized to increase student quotas, national and international scholarships and promote the participation of national and international healthcare workers.

In addition, Rp 540 billion will be allocated for medical technology transformation including technology development and utilization, digitalization and biotechnology.

Finally, Rp9.04 trillion will be allocated for normal activities including personnel costs, office operating costs and expenditures for non-transforming key functions.

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