Doubts voiced over Indonesia health scheme

Effectiveness of plan to give medical coverage to 240 million people over next five years questioned by critics.

    Indonesia is launching the world’s biggest health-care scheme. Starting from January 1 the government wants to cover an estimated 240 million people by medical insurance.

    The plan will roll out in the next five years, but critics say that those who need it most will not benefit from the scheme.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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