Analysis of Crowdfunding Platform in Encouraging Equal Health Services (a case study of Kitabisa.com)

Akbar Imanulrachman, Andes Suciani, Fahmi Rahmat Kurniawan, Rahmi Prisalia, Sony Suprapto, Muhammad Rifki Shihab, Ave Adriana Pinem

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Abstract

Inequity of public health service in Indonesia is one of social problem that still need attention and comprehensive evaluation to provide complete solution. The citizen in the low-income family facing difficulty to have health treatment even if government has public health insurance for citizen. Unfortunately, the insurance could not cover all health issues and illness, so people must pay for their expensive treatment fee. Nowadays, crowdfunding is easily conducted through a platform. In Indonesia one of the first platform is Kitabisa.com. It helps to encourage easy and transparent fundraising, that in some cases has been helped people in need to get proper treatment and improve their health condition. Thus, this study aims to evaluate if the platform utilization in improving the equalization in health services. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), four elements must be fulfilled as the requirements that the right to health which are availability, accessibility, quality and equality. This study aims to analyze how the crowdfunding platform could provide those four elements. The data was collected by observation in the testimonies and comments on the campaign conducted in the platform. The result shows that the four principles are supported through the utilization of crowdfunding in the platform.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2019 International Conference on Information Management and Technology, ICIMTech 2019
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages623-628
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781728133331
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2019
Event4th International Conference on Information Management and Technology, ICIMTech 2019 - Jakarta/Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 19 Aug 201920 Aug 2019

Publication series

NameProceedings of 2019 International Conference on Information Management and Technology, ICIMTech 2019

Conference

Conference4th International Conference on Information Management and Technology, ICIMTech 2019
CountryIndonesia
CityJakarta/Bali
Period19/08/1920/08/19

Keywords

  • crowdfunding
  • health inequity
  • social enterprise

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