ARTIKEL

  • The date of January 25 has commemorated NationaL Nutrition Day since our early years of independence. The national day provides an opportunity to reflect on and explore our relationship with food.Indonesians consider each meal an important part of the day to be enjoyed. While we understand how our dietary habits influence our physical health, how does it affect our overall health and well being?The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as not only a physical state but as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely...

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  • With 593 cases and 32 fatalities reported since early November in 20 provinces, the Health Ministry recently declared the country is in the midst of a diphtheria outbreak. Of those affected, 66 percent were recognized as failing to be vaccinated against diphtheria, while 31 percent had only been partially vaccinated over their life course.In 2010 the government had classified diphtheria as one out of 17 communicable diseases with high possibility of an outbreak. Thus, the outbreak should not have been a surprise to authorities.Yet, the outbreak took plac...

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  • HASIL komoditas pertanian belum bisa menguntungkan para petani lokal di wilayah Lembang, Kabupaten Bandung Barat. Masalah ini terletak pada panjangnya mata rantai perdagangan dari petani hingga ke konsumen.Ayi Cuplis, 36, petani asal Kampung Areng, Desa Cibodas, Lembang, mengatakan, petani sayuran sebenarnya bisa lebih sejahtera jika tata niaga perdagangan atau jalur distribusi barang bisa dipangkas."Masalahnya kan, sebelum sampai ke tangan konsumen, produk pertanian selalu melalui perantara atau pengepul. Dari pengepul masuk ke pasar induk lalu baru did...

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  • TRIBUNNEWS.COM, JAKARTA - Desakan agar pemerintah menyederhanakan struktur cukai rokok terus menguat. Proses penyederhanaan ini diyakini akan dapat meningkatkan penerimaan negara asalkan tidak ada kebijakan-kebijakan yang kontradiktif.Yustinus Prastowo, Direktur Eksekutif Center for Indonesia Taxation Analysis (CITA) menjelaskan lebih lanjut bahwa Indonesia sebenarnya mempunyai peluang untuk meningkatkan penerimaan dari cukai rokok dengan cara menyederhanakan struktur tarifnya.Tetapi karena ada kebijakan batasan produksi 3 miliar batang untuk masing-masi...

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CISDI - Tobacco dalam konteks SDGs

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