This Paper on ‘Opportunities for Australian business in Indonesian healthcare’ outlines several areas where Australia’s competitive advantage can contribute to Indonesia’s growing healthcare demands.
In Indonesia and across the world, governments have implemented public health education campaigns aimed at changing behaviours to curb the spread of COVID-19. Messages about social distancing, hygiene and hand washing have been promoted by governments in Indonesia, but how successful have they been?
Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has called for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for every country. He voiced his call in his speech at the 2020 G20 Summit which was held virtually, via a video conference from the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, on late Saturday.
The Jakarta administration has recorded the highest single-day surge in confirmed COVID-19 cases on the tail-end of the latest transitional period of large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) in the capital.
Podcast: Ben Bland, the Director of the Southeast Asia Program at the Lowy Institute, sits down with Chatib Basri to discuss Indonesia’s struggle with COVID-19 and the way forward after Southeast Asia’s biggest economy slid into its first recession since the Asian Financial Crisis.
It was a weekday morning in Kojem, an impoverished neighbourhood in the northern part of Jakarta, and children as young as seven were coming home from a day of fishing on the rough Java Sea instead of going to school.
Indonesia is grappling with what health authorities have described as a “significant increase” in medical waste during the COVID-19 outbreak, with a shortage in processing facilities forcing the government to allow hospitals to burn their waste without license in times of emergency.
“COVID-19 presents the greatest global challenge in our lifetime. It has caused unprecedented health and economic distress for countries across the globe and severely impacted our region,” write Josh Frydenberg and Sri Mulyani Indrawati.
The UGM Faculty of Animal Science UGM organized an Open Senate Meeting in the context of its 51st Anniversary on Tuesday (10/11) at the Auditorium of drh. R. Soepardjo. The meeting was not only held offline, but it was also broadcasted online via the UGM Faculty of Animal Science Youtube channel.
Healthcare workers are crucial to the fight against COVID-19, but how are their conditions at work impacting their ability to treat patients?
Indonesia fell into recession for the first time in more than 20 years in the third quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic battered consumption and business activity in Southeast Asia’s largest economy, official data showed on Thursday.
The impact of COVID-19 on women’s access to water, sanitation and hygiene in an Indonesian fishing village
Practicing good hygiene is important in preventing the spread of COVID-19, but this can be very challenging when access to water and sanitation is poor. The traditional caregiving and cleaning roles, which usually fall to women and girls, leave them particularly vulnerable to the impact of COVID-19.
A steady decline in newly cases of coronavirus in the last few weeks may suggest that Indonesia has been past its peak, although no confirmation has come from health authorities.
Indonesia is pushing the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) which includes developing a vibrant medtech ecosystem to help solve the country’s pressing health care issues.
The cultural and creative sectors are among the hardest hit by the pandemic. Events have been shut down. Concerts postponed. Film festivals moved online. Batik sales have decreased by 30 percent as creative entrepreneurs struggle to find customers.