Child Marriage Acceptability Index (CMAI) as an  essential indicator: an investigation in South and Central Sulawesi, Indonesia - Ratnaningsih M, Wibowo HR, Goodwin NJ, Rezki AAKS, Ridwan R, Hadyani RN, Minnick E, Ulum DF, Kostaman TK, Faizah SN.
BACKGROUND: Child marriage remains an important social issue in Indonesia. Child marriages were reported from 14.67% in 2008 to 10.82% in 2019. However, 22 out of 34 provinces in Indonesia still had high child marriage rates above the national average in 2... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Surgeons use ELECTRIC GRINDER to remove metal ring from man's penis after failed experiment
Writing in a medical journal, doctors in Indonesia revealed the man had to have a ring cut from his penis using an electric grinder, heat and saline injections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Families First program to prevent child abuse: results of a cluster randomized controlled trial in West Java, Indonesia - Ruiz-Casares M, Thombs BD, Mayo NE, Andrina M, Scott SC, Platt RW.
The objective was to eval... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Doctors say you should have sex FOUR times a week to flush out agonising bladder stones
EXCLUSIVE: Doctors in Indonesia noted that bladder neck contraction and relaxation - which happens during orgasm and ejaculation - could also help pass kidney stones. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Archaeologists Discover Evidence of Surgical Amputation Performed 30,000 Years Ago
MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2022 -- Skeletal remains of a young adult discovered in a remote cave in Borneo appear to be the oldest known case of surgical amputation. Australian and Indonesian researchers estimate the bones are at least 31,000 years old. It... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 12, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Adaptation of the pedestrian walkways design along the Trans Semarang Bus Corridor to COVID-19 - Dewi DIK, Rakhmatulloh AR, Syahri EK.
COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Indonesia, with an estimated value of 719,000 and an 8.37% mortality rate, due to the severity and potency of the deadly disease. One of the provinces that mostly contributes to the high mortality rate is Central Java... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Amputation in a 31,000-year-old skeleton may be a sign of prehistoric medical advances
The skeleton of a young adult found in a cave in Indonesia that is missing its left foot and part of its left leg reveal the oldest known evidence of an amputation, according to a new study. (Image credit: Tim Maloney/Griffith University via AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: The Associated Press Source Type: news

Stone Age humans had advanced medical knowledge, discovery suggests
Buried in a shallow grave deep within a remote Indonesian cave, archaeologists have found the bones of a young individual they say could rewrite medical history. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World ’s oldest amputation: Foot removed 31,000 years ago—without modern antibiotics or painkillers
Some 31,000 years ago in the misty rainforests of the island of Borneo, stone tool met bone and a limb was severed—but a young life was saved. Researchers have found evidence for the earliest known surgical amputation, tens of thousands of years before the advent of modern surgical tools, antibiotics, or painkillers. The findings illuminate both the medical expertise and compassion of the pioneering hunter-gatherers who populated Southeast Asia at this time, says Charlotte Roberts, a bioarchaeologist at Durham University who was not involved with the work but—as a former nurse—is familiar with the procedure. ...
Source: ScienceNOW - September 7, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Utilizing library repository for sexual harassment study in Indonesia: a  systematic literature review - Nurbayani S, Dede M, Widiawaty MA.
Sexual harassment is a social problem that needs urgent attention to reduce its frequent occurrence. This paper is a systematic literature review (SLR) that summarizes the previous studies of sexual harassment from Islamic state universities (UIN) in Indon... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Rate and associated factors of suicidal behavior among adolescents in Bangladesh and Indonesia: global school-based student health survey data analysis - Marthoenis M, Yasir Arafat SM.
OBJECTIVE: Suicidal behavior among adolescents is a major public health problem that is understudied in South East Asian Muslim-majority countries. We aimed to investigate the rate and associated factors of suicidal behavior among adolescents in Bangladesh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Global Monkeypox Cases Drop 21%, Reversing Month-Long Increase
GENEVA — The number of monkeypox cases reported globally dropped by 21% in the last week, reversing a month-long trend of rising infections and a possible signal the outbreak in Europe may be starting to decline, according to a World Health Organization report issued Thursday. The U.N. health agency reported 5,907 new weekly cases and said two countries, Iran and Indonesia, reported their first cases. To date, more than 45,000 cases have been reported in 98 countries since late April. Cases in the Americas accounted for 60% of cases in the past month, WHO said, while cases in Europe comprised about 38%. It said infec...
Source: TIME: Health - August 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized Londontime monkeypox wire Source Type: news

Terrawatch: how balloons could one day detect quakes in hard-to-reach places
Successful sensing of earthquake in Indonesia raises hopes for wider use across planet – and even VenusOn 14 December 2021, a 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia; its epicentre was located just under the seabed near the island of Flores.Within minutes, seismometers around the world were jolted by the earthquake waves as they rippled through and around the Earth.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 24, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Kate Ravilious Tags: Earthquakes Science Environment World news Indonesia Asia Pacific Geology Source Type: news

Indonesia Announces Its First Case of Monkeypox
JAKARTA, Indonesia — A man in Indonesia has tested positive for monkeypox, making him the country’s first confirmed case of the disease, authorities said late Saturday. The 27-year-old who lives in the capital, Jakarta, had returned from an overseas trip on Aug. 8, Health Ministry spokesperson Mohammad Syahril said in a news conference. The man began experiencing symptoms five days later and went to see a doctor. He tested positive for monkeypox on Friday night and is now isolating at home, Syahril said. “This is a self-limiting disease that will disappear after 20 days if the patient does not have any pr...
Source: TIME: Health - August 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: Uncategorized indonesia wire Source Type: news

Indonesia announces its first case of monkeypox
A man in Indonesia has tested positive for monkeypox, making him the country’s first confirmed case of the disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news