Indonesia was one of the hardest-hit countries in Southeast Asia from COVID-19 and remains a hotspot for infectious diseases
before they threaten human health and improves response when outbreaks occur
The USAID GHS Program complements and strengthens the Government of Indonesia’s efforts to minimize the risk and impact of emerging diseases and pandemics by pre-empting outbreaks and enhancing its ability to prevent, detect, and respond to disease threats (a key objective of the Global Health Security Agenda).
USAID’s partnership with Indonesia in this area is anchored in One Health, an approach that optimizes health outcomes by recognizing how human, animal, and environmental health intertwine and overlap.
USAID partners with the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Health Organization, the Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance project, the Indonesia One Health University Network, the International Federation of the Red Cross, and the Country Health Information Systems and Data Use (USAID CHISU) program
Regulation of the Coordinating Minister of Human Development and Cultural Affairs, which included a roadmap for a zoonoses and emerging infectious diseases information system, integrated surveillance, and a four-way linking guideline;