A BASIC TRUTH: Facing an Existential Threat, Humanity Must Work Together
This article was originally published by the United Nations.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   The post A BASIC TRUTH: Facing an Existential Threat, Humanity Must Work Together appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: Siddharth Chatterjee, is UN Resident Coordinator (RC) in Kenya, and RC designate to China The post A BASIC TRUTH: ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Global Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccines: How and When Will Lower-Income Countries Get Access?
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post COVID-19 Vaccines: How and When Will Lower-Income Countries Get Access? appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Confidence in Chinese vaccines has taken a hit. But as coronavirus cases grow, some countries are still pushing ahead
Mass public vaccination programs using a Chinese coronavirus vaccine are underway across Indonesia and Turkey, despite a growing number... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia criticised for prioritising social media stars in vaccine drive
Health ministry enlists celebrities in attempt to persuade sceptical public over coronavirus jabs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Aftershocks rattle quake-hit Indonesian island as search for survivors continues
Rescue workers on Indonesia's Sulawesi island continued the grim search for survivors trapped in rubble on Saturday, after a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dozens killed as powerful Indonesia earthquake topples homes and buildings
More than 600 people were injured during the magnitude 6.2 quake, which sent people fleeing their homes in the darkness. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia earthquake: at least seven dead after tremors and landslides hit Sulawesi
Thousands flee for safety and higher ground after island’s second quake in 24 hours (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quake sets off landslides, kills at least 3 in Indonesia
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia's Sulawesi island just after midnight, causing landslides and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three dead, 24 injured after strong quake in Indonesia's Sulawesi
At least three people have died and 24 been injured after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's Sulawesi island, the country's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesian health workers receive COVID-19 vaccination
Indonesia has started vaccinating health workers and public servants for COVID-19, a day after President Joko Widodo received the first shot of China’s Sinovac Biotech vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Nice phone: Bali ’s thieving monkeys can spot high-value items to ransom
Study finds macaques go for tourists ’ electronics and wallets over empty bags and then maximise their profitAt the Uluwatu temple in Bali, monkeys mean business. The long-tailed macaques who roam the ancient site are infamous for brazenly robbing unsuspecting tourists and clinging on to their possessions until food is offered as ransom payment.Researchers have found they are also skilled at judging which items their victims value the most and using this information to maximise their profit.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent Tags: Animal behaviour Bali Indonesia Animals Science Asia Pacific World news Source Type: news

Bali ’s thieving monkeys can spot high-value items to ransom
Study finds macaques go for tourists ’ electronics and wallets over empty bags and then maximise their profitAt the Uluwatu temple in Bali, monkeys mean business. The long-tailed macaques who roam the ancient site are infamous for brazenly robbing unsuspecting tourists and clinging on to their possessions until food is offered as ransom payment.Researchers have found they are also skilled at judging which items their victims value the most and using this information to maximise their profit.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent Tags: Animal behaviour Bali Indonesia Animals Science Asia Pacific World news Source Type: news

A warty pig painted on a cave wall 45,500 years ago is the world's oldest depiction of an animal
The world's oldest known figurative artwork has been discovered in a cave in Indonesia -- an endearing image of a warty pig. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Archaeologists have discovered the world's oldest known cave painting: a life-sized picture of a wild pig that was made at least 45,500...
World's oldest known cave painting found in Indonesia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World's oldest known cave painting found in Indonesia
Picture of wild pig made at least 45,500 years ago provides earliest evidence of human settlementArchaeologists have discovered the world ’s oldest known cave painting: a life-sized picture of a wild pig that was made at least 45,500 years ago inIndonesia.The finding, described in the journal Science Advances on Wednesday, provides the earliest evidence of human settlement of the region.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Archaeology Indonesia World news Science Source Type: news

China pledges to help Indonesia in fight against coronavirus
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has pledged that China will help Indonesia fight the coronavirus by sharing its experiences, providing vaccines and supporting the Southeast Asian country as it begins to produce them domestically (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Indonesia starts mass COVID vaccinations over vast territory
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has received the first shot of a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine after the country approved it for emergency use (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Indonesian President Widodo receives Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, starting country’s emergency-use rollout
Indonesian President Widodo receives Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, starting country’s emergency-use rollout (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Indonesia Approves China's Sinovac Vaccine as Infections Surge Indonesia Approves China's Sinovac Vaccine as Infections Surge
Indonesia gave Sinovac Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine its first emergency use approval outside China on Monday as the world's fourth most populous country launches nationwide inoculations to stem surging infections and deaths.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Indonesia green-lights emergency use of Chinese vaccine
Indonesia's Food and Drug Authority has authorized emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by China-based Sinovac Biotech Ltd (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Science - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

Indonesia green-lights emergency use of Chinese coronavirus vaccine
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

'Black Boxes,' Wreckage Located In Indonesia Air Crash; No Signs Of Survivors
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black boxes located at Indonesian airliner crash site as human remains recovered
Rescuers searching for the wreckage of an Indonesian passenger jet that crashed into the ocean with 62 people on board say they have... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ182: Hopes for survivors fades as plane wreckage found off Indonesian coast
"We are doing our best to save the victims. We pray together so that the victims can be found,” Indonesian President Joko Widodo said Sunday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia Plane Crash Search Finds Human Remains, Life Vests and Aisle Sign
Authorities believe they have identified the location of the two black boxes of the Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia Crash: What to Know About the Boeing Plane
The 737-500 that crashed near Jakarta was a 26-year-old workhorse without the new technology that plagued the 737 Max. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At Least 12 Dead in 2 Landslides in Indonesia
The landslides on the island of Java were set off by heavy rainfall and unstable soil, officials said, and left rescue workers searching... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia Boeing 737 passenger plane crash site found, navy says
Ships with navy divers are sent to the site where a plane is believed to have plunged into the sea. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia Search Team Locates Crash Site for Missing Boeing Jet
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia relies on vaccine rollout as officials lose ‘control’ of pandemic
With Covid-19 cases rocketing, Jakarta bets on inoculating 180m citizens across 10,000 islands (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Indonesia flight feared to have crashed: What we know about Sriwijaya Air and the Boeing 737-500
Sriwijaya Air flight 182, on a Boeing 737-500, took off from Jakarta at about 1:56 p.m. local time and lost contact with the control... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia's top Islamic body OKs China's Sinovac vaccine
Indonesia’s highest Islamic body has given its religious approval to China’s Sinovac vaccine, paving the way for its distribution in the world’s most populous Muslim nation (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

BTS' X Ambassadors Cover Isn't the First Time the Group Put Their Own Spin on Others' Songs
BTS blew fans away with their cover of X Ambassadors' "Jungle" in a new Coca-Cola commercial on Monday (Jan. 4) in Indonesia. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abu Bakar Ba'asyir: Bali bombing 'mastermind' released early from jail
The terrorist attacks in 2002 in Indonesia killed 202 people, mostly Australians. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesian Cleric Tied to Bali Bombing, Is Freed
Abu Bakar Bashir, 82, the spiritual leader of an extremist group that bombed churches, hotels and a Bali nightclub in the 2000s, is... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2021: Year of Living Dangerously?
By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 5 2021 (IPS) Goodbye 2020, but unfortunately, not good riddance, as we all have to live with its legacy. It has been a disastrous year for much of the world for various reasons, Elizabeth II’s annus horribilis. The crisis has exposed previously unacknowledged realities, including frailties and vulnerabilities. Jomo Kwame SundaramFor many countries, the tragedy is all the greater as some leaders had set national aspirations for 2020, suggested by the number’s association with perfect vision. But their failures are no reason to reject national projects. As Helen ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Child Predators to be Chemically Castrated Under Indonesia New Regulation
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical factors in age-related physical performance decline in older adults at Lembaga Lansia Indonesia, West Java Branch - Vitriana V, Defi IR.
This study aimed to explore the relationship between physical perfo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Application of area traffic control using the max-pressure algorithm - Ramadhan SA, Sutarto HY, Kuswana GS, Joelianto E.
This paper proposes an application of max-pressure control for network-wide signal control at Bandung, Indonesia. The max-pressure approach is employed for a specific disturbed network system synthetic scenario, created with the aim to simulate spillback c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Earthquake hazard and risk assessment using machine learning approaches at Palu, Indonesia - Jena R, Pradhan B, Beydoun G, Alamri AM, Ardiansyah, Nizamuddin, Sofyan H.
On 28th September 2018, a very high magnitude of earthquake Mw 7.5 struck the Palu city in the Island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. The main objective of this research is to estimate the earthquake risk based on probability and hazard in Palu region using cros... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Indonesian fisher finds drone submarine on possible covert mission, likely a Chinese Sea Wing
Navy seizes UUV, likely a Chinese Sea Wing, that experts say could be used to plot routes for military subs (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurse suspended after stripping PPE to have sex with Covid patient
A male nurse in Indonesia has been suspended after admitting that he stripped off his personal protective equipment to have sex in a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suspected Chinese submarine drone found by fishermen off Indonesia
Images published in local media show Indonesian military officers posing with the unmanned underwater vehicle that was found just before... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Innovation and crisis: The six factors that spark radical innovation in turbulent times
From Pakistan's improvised micro-payments system to telemedicine in Indonesia, what does the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic tell us about how crisis spurs innovation, and how can we foster the'can-do'culture in less extraordinary times? (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychological well being toward adolescents in disaster-prone areas in Padang city - Patricia H, Rahmatiqa C, Apriyeni E.
BACKGROUND: Indonesia, particularly Padang City, West Sumatra, is a prone-area toward natural disasters related to geographical, geological and demographic conditions. Natural disasters give a very significant impact on physical, psychological and social. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Traffic accident model reviewed from the factors of driving behaviour of Surabaya-Gempol Toll Road - Supriyatno D, Mudjanarko SW, Dwiatmoko H.
The development of road capacity is not in line with the development of the population and the increase in the number of vehicles. This has become a classic problem of transportation in the big cities of Indonesia, including in East Java Province. The exis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Reflecting Back and Imagining Forward
By Anis ChowdhurySYDNEY, Dec 24 2020 (IPS) What a challenging year 2020 has been! A year of living dangerously – “Tahun vivere pericoloso”- perhaps these words of late President Soekarno of Indonesia are the best description. Fortunately, I managed to remain sane, reading and writing op-eds (mostly about the pandemic, here, here). Anis ChowdhuryI began the year 2020 with an interview with New Age (Dhaka, 12 Feb.), headlined, “We need to Democratise Politics” where I highlighted the perils of growing inequality and how it could be a greater threat than the evolving pandemic for the human race...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury Tags: Climate Change Economy & Trade Environment Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

‘ We Might Have a Covid-21 or Covid-22 Coming Our Way ’
The World Health Organization (WHO) is working closely with global experts, governments and partners to rapidly expand scientific knowledge on this new virus, to track the spread and virulence of the virus, and to provide advice to countries and individuals on measures to protect health and prevent the spread of this outbreak. Credit: WHOBy Cristián SamperNEW YORK, Dec 23 2020 (IPS) Cristián Samper is working for the Wildlife Conservation Society, an organization that concerns itself with the health of wildlife all over the globe. And he warned –even before the Covid-19 pandemic – about the danger...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cristian Samper Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Peace Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news