“We want to change the negative stigma about vaccines and immunizations that are considered to cause fever, even though vaccines and immunizations are important for children.”
Prof. Dr. Pratiwi Pudjiastuti, M.Si. was officially inaugurated as the 487th Professor of Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) on 30 November and talked about Seaweed Capsule Shells as a Halal Nutrition Development Strategy in her oration.
Using fear-based approaches to preach abstinence will not improve Indonesia’s poor sexual health public awareness, says Ni Luh Putu Maitra Agastya and Marsha Habib.
The risk of stunting is multifactorial. The main cause is chronic malnutrition the first 1.000 days of life, since the conception until 2 years of age.
IPB University Students Initiate Children’s Nutrition Monitoring Technology to Lower Stunting Numbers
“We designed this application with three objectives: monitoring the health of pregnant women, monitoring the nutrition of children for the First 1000 Days of Life, and maintaining the nutritional balance of children until the age of five,” explained Fitri, Team Leader.
Indonesia’s Food and Drug Monitoring Agency has called for tougher regulations for the use of scientifically unproven additives in e-cigarettes, after vaping-related deaths in the US.
Kicking the rice habit isn’t easy, with nasi goreng sold everywhere, and the grain woven into the culinary fabric of a nation whose late dictator transformed it into a must-have meal.
Now, Indonesia produces so much black-market mercury that it has become a major global supplier, surreptitiously shipping thousands of tons to other parts of the world.
Hike in premiums for Indonesia’s public health insurance a worry for the poor, but experts say this is necessary
“The premium increase might force many subscribers to become inactive or to downgrade to a lower class… This may actually cause income to fall for JKN.”
The research was based on a trial in Indonesia, where patients often do not get the treatment they need due to a shortage of practitioners.
LEI and 2 leading Indonesian universities will join to facilitate joint eye research and the teaching and exchange of clinicians and researchers.
‘You’re not religious enough’: pain of Indonesia’s mentally ill and the online group bringing sufferers and carers together
Though psychiatric treatment in the country is improving, a limited understanding of mental health issues, and entrenched social stigma make it a challenge for the country’s mentally ill to seek help or even sympathy.
Australia has long since banned the use and import of deadly asbestos. But on our doorstep, builders and factories across Indonesia are still using asbestos in massive volumes, oblivious to the danger.