ARTIKEL

  • Stunting and Child Marriage
    Wed, Oct 17th 2018, 15:04

    Yeyen Yenuarizki and Rizky Loviana RozaJakartaLast April, netizens were shocked by the news of teenagers in Bantaeng, South Sulawesi, who said they wished to wed. The parents allowed the bride, 14-year-old Fitrah, and groom Syamsuddin, 16, to rush the wedding with the blessing of the local religious affairs office, citing it was the best measure to prevent premarital sex between the sweethearts.  Outside cities like Jakarta, child marriage is still common practice. Some village communities prefer to marry their children soon, believing child marriag...

    Read More
  • Can We End Tuberculosis by 2030?
    Wed, Oct 17th 2018, 14:58

    Thea Yantra HutanamonNext year, it will be 50 years since the National TB Program began in Indonesia and 26 years after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared tuberculosis (TB) a global health emergency. Nonetheless, TB kills over 4,400 people worldwide daily - more than deaths from malaria and HIV/AIDS combined. Despite free access to TB medications in the country, TB kills 300 Indonesians everyday. On September 26th 2018, the United Nations (UN) will have its first high-level meeting on TB to establish a political declaration aimed to streng...

    Read More
  • Graphic Illustration is taken from Michigan MedicineFadjar Wibowo and Aghnia Jolanda PutriJakarta The global Sustainable Development Goals highlight the importance of curbing high rates of hypertension to achieve the target of a one-third reduction in deaths from non-communicable diseases by 2030. Meanwhile, a study from the American Heart Association in 2016 showed that over the past decade, the number of people suffering from hypertension has decreased in higher-income countries, yet increased in lower-income countries.  According to the World Hea...

    Read More
  • Penugasan tenaga kesehatan tim Pencerah Nusantara (PN) di daerah yang jauh dari tempat asal, rentan menimbulkan permasalahan personal yang kemudian berdampak besar pada dinamika kelompok secara keseluruhan. Kejenuhan dan stres kerja karena berhadapan dengan masyarakat dan budaya yang berbeda dari budaya yang telah dikenalnya dengan baik membuat tim PN memerlukan adanya dukungan dari diri sendiri, rekan kerja maupun lingkungannya agar tetap fokus dalam menyelesaikan tugas di daerah penempatannya masing-masing. Bentuk dukungan dari dalam diri sendiri merup...

    Read More

VIDEO TERKINI

CISDI - Tobacco dalam konteks SDGs

Penanggulangan dampak penggunaan tembakau di Indonesia, khususnya pada perokok pemula atau generasi muda dalam konteks Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)