These are Startups and Investors in the Indonesian Healthtech Ecosystem
The largest local healthtech startup currently has a valuation of around $600 million; There are already 2 managed funds specifically for the healthtech sector and its derivatives
The health sector in Indonesia is still facing various challenges, ranging from disparities in the fulfillment of doctors, the unequal distribution of health facilities, to innovation in the medical sector which is still relatively slow --- thus creating gap which is quite obvious in many areas.
For example, regarding specialist doctors, according to the Director General of Health Personnel at the Ministry of Health, the ratio is still very small, the government is targeting to reach it target ratio 0,28: 1.000 So currently 30 thousand specialist doctors are still needed.
Apart from the efforts made upstream, technology-based approaches are now starting to be intensified to trigger the adoption of better health services for all levels of society, including through digital applications. In fact, to create a more conducive climate for innovation, the Ministry of Health has built a special unit (DTO/Digital Transformation Office) and roadmap of which is quite clear regarding health service innovation in Indonesia.
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