Gates, Tahir Foundations, Others To Form Indonesia Health Fund

News outlets report on the planned establishment of the Indonesia Health Fund, aimed at helping to expand health care access in the country.

Jakarta Globe: Bill Gates to Visit Jakarta for New Health Fund
“Microsoft founder Bill Gates will visit Jakarta on April 5 to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Indonesian government to launch the Indonesia Health Fund, a five-year charitable pool to which philanthropists can contribute in order to expand health care access to some of the country’s poorest people…” (Manafe, 4/3).

Jakarta Post: Bill Gates to donate to Indonesian health care
“…[Coordinating People’s Welfare Minister Agung Laksono] revealed that Gates was scheduled to visit Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 5, to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the program with Dato Sri Tahir, founder of the Tahir Foundation, and eight other conglomerates. During his stay in Jakarta, Gates will also visit public health centers (Pukesmas) and meet business people, government officials and media leaders…” (4/3).