6:02 pm October 30, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. Indonesians show an acute disconnect between their awareness that better lifestyle choices mean improved health, and their actual behavior, according to new research commissioned by Sun Life Financial Asia. The findings are part of a larger survey across six markets in Asia that shows which people are most affected by or concerned about health and […]
6:04 pm October 28, 2014 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla's much vaunted Indonesia Health Card and Indonesia Smart Card could be available next month.
1:26 pm October 28, 2014 | No Comment
When Nila Djuwita Anfasa Moeloek walked out onto the State Palace lawn last Sunday afternoon as Indonesia’s new health minister, it was an introduction that was five years overdue.
10:00 pm October 27, 2014 | No Comment
The seven-inch scar runs diagonally across the left flank of his skinny torso, a glaring reminder of an operation he hoped would save his family from debt but instead plunged him into shame.
8:45 am October 27, 2014 | No Comment
Tunggul Wirajuda talks with a leading veterinary figure who hopes to make waves in the treatment of cancer
2:00 pm October 26, 2014 | No Comment
As the US Ambassador to the United Nations embarked on a trip to West Africa, new rules in three US states mandating quarantine for health workers returning from the Ebola-stricken region drew criticism, even as some US lawmakers called for a travel ban on the three worst-hit countries.
1:42 pm October 25, 2014 | No Comment
A two-year-old girl died of Ebola in Mali on Friday, in the first case of the disease in the west African nation, a source in the prime minister's office told AFP.
3:29 pm October 23, 2014 | No Comment
New research suggests that young people are more likely to choose long-acting contraceptives when cost is removed from the equation. And free coverage of such methods is required by the new universal health insurance laws in both the Indonesia and the United States. However, reports have found that free coverage of such methods too often still falls […]
10:40 pm October 17, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta’s acting governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, pledged to build more mental health clinics to treat and detect signs of mental illnesses, conditions that have largely gone untreated in Indonesia.
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