• The proposed revised draft for the Indonesian Criminal Code (RKUHP) has been heavily criticized for discriminating against certain groups, including young people. The policymakers, confused by their strong intention to protect citizens, have gone overboard and ended up violating the reproductive health rights of the youth instead -- or 26 percent of the population of 260 million. With a population growth rate of 1.49 percent per year, Indonesia’s population will reach 450 million by 2045. Ranked 108th out of 187 in the Human Development Index, ...

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  • How Can We Stop Tuberculosis?
    Sun, Mar 25th 2018, 11:52

    Recent data from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that indicators of overall health status in Indonesia have improved significantly over the last two and half decades. Life expectancy, for example, has increased from 63 years in 1990, to 71 years in 2012. Despite the progress made, Indonesia still struggles with a high incidence of tuberculosis (TB). According to the Global Burden of Disease study, TB remained the third most lethal disease in Indonesia from 2005 to 2016, due to a high prevalence rate and the large population in Indonesia. Sadly,...

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  • Earlier this month, the Indonesian and Australian governments jointly hosted the Indonesia-Australia Digital Forum in Jakarta. Covering topics from cyber security to creative digital industries, the aim of the conference was to build new areas of engagement between the countries in this vibrant, emerging space in Indonesia’s economy.  The stream on Digital Health showcased Indonesian leaders in the field, and provided a forum for both Indonesians and Australians to develop future partnerships which may help to drive growth in this market. Digital he...

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  • 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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CISDI - Tobacco dalam konteks SDGs

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