Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Indonesian Legal Studies, ICILS 2021, June 8-9 2021, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Legal Protection of Patients and Health Workers Rights in the Covid-19 Pandemic

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.8-6-2021.2314332,
        author={Harry Budi Artono},
        title={Legal Protection of Patients and Health Workers Rights in the Covid-19 Pandemic},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Indonesian Legal Studies, ICILS 2021, June 8-9 2021, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICILS},
        year={2022},
        month={2},
        keywords={rights of patients and health workers legal protection covid-19 pandemic},
        doi={10.4108/eai.8-6-2021.2314332}
    }
    
  • Harry Budi Artono
    Year: 2022
    Legal Protection of Patients and Health Workers Rights in the Covid-19 Pandemic
    ICILS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.8-6-2021.2314332
Harry Budi Artono1,*
  • 1: Krisnadwipayana University, Indonesia
*Contact email: kebhot66@gmail.com

Abstract

Until now, the Covid-19 pandemic has become a serious threat on a global scale, including in Indonesia and seriously threatens public health, so that all parties are trying to eradicate Covid-19. The right to health services for patients is one of the constitutional rights mandated in Article 28H of the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia, and parties who have the capacity and ability to carry out health services are health workers. However, until now, legal protection for the rights of patients and health workers has not been maximally implemented, especially in the aspect of fulfilling medical facilities, infrastructure and equipment that not yet to be distributed fairly and equitably, so that legal protection of health and safety must be guaranteed. This journal research method is juridical-normative legal research with secondary data which includes primary legal materials: UUD NRI 1945; UU Number 36 of 2009 concerning Health; and Presidential Decree Number 12 of 2020; secondary legal materials: books, journals, and scientific research on health law; Tertiary legal materials: Big Indonesian Dictionary (KBBI) and Black's Law Dictionary.