Indonesia has introduced a new health card, which has drawn much criticism. The new health alert card is known as the International Health Card. In keeping with World Health Day the design of the card is a blue wellness ring together with the text"illi Indonesian". The blue colour of this ring is a representation of the seas of Java and Borneo in Indonesia.
Regardless of the introduction of these special cards a few are critical of the plan. They believe that the font ought to be bolder and darker to represent the island of Indonesia. On the other hand some are not happy with the color combination of the cards. Many people believe that the health card generates too much confusion among individuals.
Indonesia has experienced a healthcare system in place for several years. Recently there are a lot of problems with the delivery of health services. It's well-known that Indonesia has the maximum rate of infant mortality compared to any other country in Asia. With this in mind the health alert card was introduced to try and improve the health of the Indonesian men and women.
However, some are concerned that using the various colours on the health conscious card that causes confusion. There is also the concern about the various font sizes on the card. These issues have been deliberated upon by the Indonesian government. They are taking a look at ways to introduce a uniform health card to fight this confusion. There's also an issue that the color blue might lead to confusion with the Indonesian national colors of gold and green.
Presently the cards are still being designed. The font will probably remain the same as it has been for the past few years. Other colors such as white and black are being considered but nothing is final as far since it is concerned. It's anticipated that in the long run all of the black cards will probably be blue.
The health alert card is essentially a public service card which carries your medical information such as allergies, vitamins, drugs, diabetic management etc.. In case you have ever gotten a health alert card previously, you will observe that they include your name, phone number, address and name of your health care provider. This means this card can save lives if a health emergency were to occur. With the present advancements in technology that the Indonesian government hopes to make the health alert card user friendly in the long term.