On Friday, February 21st, 2020, the Summit Institute of Development (SID) team were represented by Inraini Syah, Irza Husmelinda, and Annisa Dwi Utami had a meeting with several stakeholders to discuss the Adaptive Network for Care at Scale (ANC) Program which is currently being initiated by SID. Attended by Pungkas Bahjuri Ali as Director of Public Health and Nutrition of BAPPENAS, Wisnu Trianggono as Director of Family Health, Ministry of Health, dr. Rina Agustina from Medical School of University of Indonesia, Minarto Noto Soedirdjo as Global Financing Facility (GFF) representative in Indonesia, Anuraj Shankar from Oxford University, and Paul Pronyk from UNICEF. This meeting took place at the Meeting room of the BAPPENAS office in Jakarta.

In discussing ANCS, this program received full support from BAPPENAS, the Indonesian Ministry of Health, GFF, FKUI, and UNICEF. The purpose of the ANCS program is to facilitate the midwives and health workers to do the documentation through integrating and digitalize pregnant women’s data in 20 districts in Indonesia, this program is in line with National Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMN) which were released by BAPPENAS in January 2020.

With the full support from all the relevant stakeholders, hopefully, the implementation of the ANCS program will be successful in creating a digital and integrated data system for recording maternal health, and to increase health inclusion in Indonesia.