The National Institute of Health Research and Development (NIHRD) along with the Directorate of Disease Prevention and Control, and Ministry of Health (MoH) conducted Indonesia’s first nationwide TB Drug Resistance Survey (DRS) in 2018 across 40 districts in 12 provinces.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) collaborates with WHO to build national capacity for implementation of Global Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (GLASS)
Indonesia has been enrolled in Global Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (GLASS) on 28 January 2019 and thereafter the Ministry of Health has taken steps to build capacity of hospitals, national referral laboratory (NRL) and national coordinating center (NCC) in Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) surveillance.
TB Situation 2017. In Indonesia total cases notified all forms in 2016 were 360.565 cases. Treatment success rate among new smear-positive was 85 percent for the cohort of patients registered in 2015. Patients MDR/RR-TB who started on treatment was 1879 and patients XDR-TB started on treatment was 52.
Gear up to end TB, is the theme for the World TB Day, 24 March 2015. Everybody is invited to join the efforts in reaching, treating and curing those who suffer from TB. Education is one of the key elements to controlling TB.