• 1 Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia, Jl. Pegangsaan Timur 16, Jakarta, 10430 Indonesia
  • 2 Academy of Family Physicians of Malaysia and Family Medicine Department, MAHSA University College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 3 Myanmar Medical Association- General Practitioners' Society. Medical Statistics Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, International Islamic University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asia Pac Fam Med, 2014;13(1):16.
PMID: 25598700 DOI: 10.1186/s12930-014-0016-x


In Indonesia, Family Medicine as a discipline is being developed through short courses since 12 years ago. A conversion program to become Family Physicians has been introduced recently. Among the 70,000 primary care physicians there are variety of practitioners, from new interns who start general practice to senior general practitioners. This study aims to describe the current Indonesian Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) profile which includes services provided and facilities as well as comparing the profile according to participation in the conversion program and practice hours.

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