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Indonesia's health insurance comes at a cost

Country's first universal medical-coverage plan adds to strain on hospitals as they struggle to accommodate patients.

    Indonesians are signing up for the country's first ever universal health-care programme. The scheme is already available to more than 120 million people and will include more than 230 million in the next five years. But the huge numbers are putting unprecedented pressure on hospitals.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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