ThinkWell Awarded $14.9 million USAID Contract to Support Sustainable Health Financing in Indonesia
09 May 2019
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a $14.9 million contract to ThinkWell to implement “Sustainable Financing for a Healthy Indonesia,” a bold, innovative project in Indonesia focused on sustainable health financing and strategic health purchasing over five years. In keeping with ThinkWell’s mission, the goal is to ensure Indonesia’s health system is sustainable and accessible to all.
Our partnership includes Results for Development (R4D) a leader in strategic purchasing, and Indonesia’s premier institutions in health financing – the Center for Health Economics and Policy Studies (CHEPS), and Gadjah Mada University – Center for Health Policy and Management (UGM-CHPM).
The project will further USAID’s health systems strengthening agenda to support the Government of Indonesia (GOI) to sustain and increase efficiency in health financing to improve financial protection, equitable access to quality health services, and health outcomes in the priority areas of HIV, tuberculosis, and maternal and newborn health.
Through strengthening local capacity to generate evidence and engage in meaningful policy dialogue, we will support the GOI to build a robust policy process that effectively engages key stakeholders, routinely incorporates high-quality evidence, and delivers sound policies for sustainable universal health coverage.