Compliance to protocol and standard of frontline health workers plays a key role in disease control. Noticing this condition, Ministry of Health Indonesia has set a strategy to ensure the quality of health workforce through human resource development program including registration, certification, and technical support. Many evaluations and researches conducted to identify the relation between the quality of frontline health workforce and disease control efforts. to present the results of these researches, ALERTAsia Foundation facillitated Gadjah Mada University in organizing a one-day seminar on Quality of Frontline Health Workforce for Disease Control In Indonesia on 14 November 2018 in Jakarta.

The main objective of the seminar is to reflect and discuss the current quality of health workers in handling disease control and to elaborate the strategy to improve and maintain quality health workers in Indonesia. This seminar attended by participants from UNICEF, Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS), World Bank, Indonesia Nurse Association, Indonesia Medical Association, and Ministry of Health.