USAID Bersama Menuju Eliminasi dan Bebas dari TB (USAID BEBAS-TB)  

USAID Bersama Menuju Eliminasi dan Bebas dari TB (USAID BEBAS-TB)  


Indonesia has the second highest TB burden in the world. USAID Bersama Menuju Eliminasi dan Bebas dari TB (BEBAS-TB) is a five-year flagship project that strives to work collaboratively with national and international stakeholders to support the Government of Indonesia in achieving its goal to eliminate TB by 2030, focusing primarily on four provinces with high TB burdens: North Sumatra, West Java, Central Java, and East Java.

MSH and its consortium partners provide strategic leadership, mentorship, and technical support to address gaps in Indonesia’s National TB Program and will work toward establishing a resilient, decentralized health care system, built in collaboration with the communities it serves.

The project takes an integrated, holistic approach to:
  • Strengthen TB case prevention, detection, and treatment services
  • Increase community participation in TB prevention and control activities
  • Enhance data collection and reporting to allow for evidence-based decision making
  • Improve resource allocation and supply chain management
  • Address gaps in existing research to improve TB control
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Management Sciences for Health Partners with USAID to Accelerate Elimination of TB in Indonesia

MSH announced a new partnership with USAID to combat Indonesia’s tuberculosis (TB) epidemic and save lives. The five-year BEBAS-TB project will support the Government of Indonesia in achieving its 2030 TB elimination targets.

Join MSH at the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting 2023

Focusing on the theme From Evidence to Action, our malaria experts will be at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s (ASTMH) Annual Meeting—#TropMed2023—in Chicago, IL, from October 18–22, to present our approaches to improving quality of care for malaria in Madagascar and Nigeria.

Erik Post

Project Director

Project Contact

Dr. Erik Post, MSc, has 30 years’ experience in Africa, Asia, and South America working on TB and leprosy control programs, community-based rehabilitation, health systems research, and health systems approaches. With a track record of managing projects in-country and numerous evaluations, country assessments, and technical support missions, he focuses on achieving practical results and bridging the gap between policy and practice.

Before his work with MSH, Dr. Post worked for the KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation as a senior TB consultant. He served as chief of party of the USAID Challenge TB project and, while at FHI 360, as senior TB technical advisor for the USAID TB Private Sector Activity, both in Indonesia. As a senior medical advisor, he has served as a country director in Nigeria and Indonesia and engaged in technical assistance on evaluations, project design, health systems approaches, leprosy control and care, oversight of the TB Reach project (Stop TB Partnership), community-based rehabilitation, and a multicountry major clinical trial. Dr. Post has served as board member of the Task Force Health Care—a Dutch foundation that brings together the medical industry, knowledge institutions, the Dutch government, and NGOs—and a member of the Advisory Board of the Stop TB Partnership in Indonesia.

Donors & Partners


The United States Agency for International Development


Penabulu Foundation

Perhimpunan Organisasi Pasien TB Indonesia (POP TB)

Rumah Cemara

Vital Strategies

Yayasan Dokter Peduli (DoctorSHARE)

Yayasan Kemitraan Strategis Tuberkulosis Indonesia (STPI)