Saving lives from COVID-19 has come at a high cost for medical and health workers in Indonesia, with infections and fatalities commonplace. How can this tragic situation be overcome?
Threats of flooding and a surge in dengue fever cases loom in Greater Jakarta as the weather phenomenon La Niña returns for the second time this year and it is expected to last until February of next year.
Increased health service digitalisation is likely to be one of the positive legacies of COVID-19 for Indonesia. A recent report prepared by researchers from the Partnership for Australia-Indonesia Research examined the first six to eight months of the pandemic in terms of health data connectivity, focusing on the city of Yogyakarta.
A total of 84,161,759 Indonesians have received a full dose of COVID-19 vaccination as of Sunday, according to data from the Ministry of Health.
Indonesia plans to give booster shots to the general public after 50% of its population has been fully vaccinated, its health minister said on Monday, which he expects to happen at the end of next month.
The Novavax vaccine, backed by Operation Warp Speed, has won its first authorisation — in Indonesia.
Novavax, a Maryland-based company that received $1.75 billion from the United States government to develop a protein-based Covid-19 vaccine, announced Monday it had won emergency authorization for its vaccine in Indonesia.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has pledged Australian support for a global bid to vaccinate 70 per cent of the world’s population amid signs he could extend domestic production of the AstraZeneca vaccine to boost exports to countries in need.
Indonesians are looking ahead warily toward the holiday travel season, anxious for crucial tourist spending but worried an influx of visitors could spread the coronavirus just as its pandemic situation seems to be subsiding
Indonesian Olympic Committee expects to resolve WADA issues to green light hosting ANOC World Beach Games
Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) President Raja Sapta Oktohari has expressed confidence the non-compliance status of the country’s National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADO) can be lifted within a month.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had uneven economic, social, psychological and health impacts. It has magnified existing inequalities, including those experienced by people with disability.
An increasingly affluent Indonesian middle class, prepared to pay for healthcare overseas, presents an opportunity for Australian businesses, according to economist Saul Eslake. Mr Eslake, a former chief economist with ANZ and Merrill Lynch, spoke at the Indonesia-Australia Business Summit.
Mapping health and wellbeing challenges in the South Sulawesi seaweed farming community is the aim of a group of researchers from the Australia-Indonesia Centre.
Hundreds of children caught COVID-19 when schools reopened in Indonesia. What can we learn from that?
Baryanti’s son had been back in the classroom for less than a week when she received a call: He had tested positive for COVID-19. Her son was one of a handful of students to contract the virus from a classmate at their local public school, four days after face-to-face learning resumed in Indonesia in late September.
From masks and gloves to IVs and COVID tests, reporter Adi Renaldi visits the landfills and dumpsites that are now home to toxic medical waste.