DESK REVIEWS | 04.03.17. Are there named (key) stakeholders in the policy document? If yes, who are they and what is their role?

DESK REVIEW | 04.03.17. Are there named (key) stakeholders in the policy document? If yes, who are they and what is their role?

The National Policy for Older People’s Health stated in 2006 that some local, state, and municipal managers’ experiences were important for the establishment of the policy. However, no details about specific experiences and names of these managers were mentioned in the document (Fernandes & Soares, 2012).

References:

Fernandes, M. T. de O., & Soares, S. M. (2012). O desenvolvimento de políticas públicas de atenção ao idoso no Brasil. Revista Da Escola de Enfermagem Da USP, 46(6), 1494–1502. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0080-62342012000600029

 

The Ministry of Health is the primary stakeholder in creating the national strategic plan. The roles of the other key stakeholders are outlined for each action steps.

Overview of stakeholders involved in the seven action steps

Action step Stakeholders
1. “Campaign on Public Awareness and Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles Min. Health

Min. Home Affairs

Min. Population and Family Planning (BKKBN)

2. Advocacy of human rights for people with dementia and their caregivers Min. Home Affairs (leader)

Min. Health

 

3. Ensuring access and information of quality services Min. Social Affairs

Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Cultural Affairs

Min. Population and Family Planning

4. Implementation of early detection, diagnosis and holistic management of cognitive disorders and dementia Min. Health

Min. Home Affairs

Min. Social Affairs

Min. Population and Family Planning

5. Establishment of System to Reinforce professional and sustainable human resources Min. Education and Culture

Min. Social Affairs

Min. Health

Min. Population and Family Planning

Min. Finance

BPJS

6. Establishment of System to Reinforce Cognitive Health Programs as main factor to increase literacy of nation based on life course approach Min. Health

Min. Population and Family Planning

Min. Home Affairs

Min. Social Affairs

7. Implementation and Application of Research on cognition and dementia” Health Research and Development (Litbangkes) of Min. Health

Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI)

Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)

Min. Higher Education

Other research institutes

 

Source: (Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia, 2015a, pp.18-25).

References:

Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia. (2015a). Ministry of Health Regulation No. 67/2015 on Geriatric Services in Public Health Center (Permenkes No. 67/2015 Tentang Penyelenggaraan Pelayanan Kesehatan Lanjut Usia Di Pusat Kesehatan Masyarakat). Kementrian Kesehatan Indonesia, 1–140.

Not applicable as there is no dementia-specific policy or plan for South Africa.