Indonesian lawmakers will discuss a plan to legalise marijuana for medicinal purposes, after a mother’s plea for the treatment for her child spread widely online.
An Australia-Indonesia Business Council healthcare seminar in Brisbane has discussed the needs of Indonesia and how Australian businesses can help facilitate them.
The pandemic fund being prepared by the Group of 20 major economies to deal with future pandemics may start operating by the end of this month, the forum’s current chair Indonesia said after its gathering in Yogyakarta.
The Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) encouraged people to be aware of the rising COVID-19 trend with over 1,000 daily infections since the last week. On Monday, June 20, 2022, the country recorded 1,180 new cases which were highly contributed by Jakarta with 701 cases.
G20 countries have provisionally agreed to set up a multi-billion dollar fund that health officials have said will finance efforts like surveillance, research, and better access to vaccination for lower-to-middle income countries.
Using lessons learned during the COVID-19 response, Indonesia has reviewed and updated its national pandemic influenza preparedness plan (NIPP) and strengthened public health emergency capacities and activities for responding to the current pandemic.
The Melaka government has requested Indonesia to open the Sultan Syarif Kasim II Airport in Pekanbaru, Riau for international flights, especially the Melaka-Pekanbaru route, which has a high demand from health tourists.
Strengthening the global health architecture and building collaborative networks is necessary given considerable differences in the capacities of countries and regions in detecting as well as monitoring potential pathogens.
When COVID-19 cases were first found in Indonesia, regional leaders such as Jakarta’s governor set up social distancing and work-from-home policies, closed government office buildings and encouraged companies to implement social distancing and remote working.
Data Bicara: negara gagal lindungi mayoritas korban yang alami kekerasan seksual di lingkungan terdekat
Riset tersebut menemukan mayoritas korban merupakan perempuan di bawah umur dan mayoritas pelaku berasal dari lingkungan terdekat korban – dari pacar hingga anggota keluarga.
In a wood-plank house on the banks of the Batang Hari River, a dukun, or traditional healer, named Siti Hawa, 62, handles a grass-like plant topped with white and purple flowers.
Jakartans trust the government more compared to people in South Sulawesi, and that influenced COVID-19 prevention compliance
Just like many countries, the Indonesian government imposed control measures to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, including social distancing, mandatory mask wearing, self-isolation, handwashing, using hand sanitiser, cleaning surfaces, and being vaccinated.
“It’s not time to mention the endemic phase. The current situation is a controlled pandemic. There are several more stages that must be passed.”
In the Covid-19 pandemic, disabled Indonesians had an extra hurdle to overcome when seeking information on health. The country’s information channels rarely took their special needs into account.