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	CDC Works in Indonesia

CDC has collaborated with Indonesia for more than fifty years. Assistance from CDC has helped the Indonesian Ministry of Health address a wide range of high-priority public health needs, including infectious diseases, noncommunicable diseases, injuries, and surveillance.

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CDC office (physical presence)
3 U.S. Assignees
4 Locally Employed

Indonesia at a Glance

Population: 255,741,973
Per capita income: $10,250
Life expectancy at birth women/men: 73/69 yrs
Infant mortality rate: 31/1000 live births
Source: Population Reference Bureau 2014-Indonesia

Top 10 Causes of Death

Source: WHO Country Health Profiles 2012: Indonesia
  1. Stroke 21%
  2. Ischemic Heart Disease 9%
  3. Diabetes 7%
  4. Lower Respiratory Infections 5%
  5. TB 4%
  6. Cirrhosis 3%
  7. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 3%
  8. Road Injury 3%
  9. Hypertensive Heart Disease 3%
  10. Kidney Diseases 3%

What CDC Is Doing

  • Expanded Early Warning and Response System for 17 priority diseases including influenza-like illness, pneumonia, and diarrhea for the nationally notifiable disease surveillance system
  • Reported malaria deaths in South Halmahera district decreased from 226 to 11, and malaria incidence decreased by 50% from 2004-2009
  • A study that established lung function standards for Indonesian adults and children produced data used by the Minister of Health to develop a policy to limit tobacco use in public buildings
  • Page last reviewed: May 12, 2016
  • Page last updated: May 12, 2016
  • Content source: Global Health
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