Nigeria: Tuberculosis Kills 18 People in Nigeria Every Hour
[This Day] Abuja -The United States Centre for Disease Control (US-CDC) has declared that no fewer than 18 people die in Nigeria every hour as a result of Tuberculosis, thereby ranking Nigeria the first in Africa and the sixth globally with nine per cent rate, after India and Indonesia, which are at 26 and 11 per cent rate, respectively. (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tobacco Industry Targets Women in Asia
A cigarette vendor in Manila sells a pack of 20 sticks for less than a dollar. Credit: Kara Santos/IPSBy Wendell Balderas and Mary AssuntaBANGKOK, Thailand, Mar 14 2019 (IPS) International Women’s Day on 8 March recognized and celebrated the progress women are making globally. The day also acknowledged the risks, exploitation and suffering many continue to endure. The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) puts the spotlight on the tobacco industry’s marketing tactics targeting women and girls especially in Asia to market its deadly products. While smoking prevalence among females remains relatively ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wendell Balderas and Mary Assunta Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Singapore-based CXA group raises $25M to increase regional expansion
Yesterday, Singapore-based health technology startup  CXA Group, which offers an employee benefits and wellness marketplace platform, announced that it has raised $25 million in its latest round of funding. The company’s new group of strategic investors includes HSBC, Singtel Innov8, Telkom Indonesia MDI Ventures, Sumitomo Corporation Equity Asia, Muang Thai Fuchsia Ventures, Humanica and Heritas Venture Fund. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

How ‘Social Plastic’ Could Solve Marine Pollution
New recycling centers in Indonesia offer residents a place to exchange plastic garbage for money, using blockchain technology. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - March 13, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Indonesian nurses' perception of disaster management preparedness - Martono M, Satino S, Nursalam N, Efendi F, Bushy A.
This study was a descriptive comparison in design. The research sam... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The social movement against the human right: the case of massacre over the Masters of Sihir in the Regency of Banyuwangi 1998 - Zainuri LH.
Political transition from autocracy to democracy may produce paradoxes. Political succession in Indonesia may be the case in point. The anxiety over massive demonstration, riots and violence often over shadow political successions at the local, regional as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Ride-hailing company Gojek collaborates with Doctor Anywhere to offer medical services for its drivers
Gojek an Indonesia-headquartered ride-hailing and logistics company with operations in Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and Thailand, today announced that it has partnered with Singapore-based startup Doctor Anywhere, to offer offline and online medical consultations to its drivers. This announcement came after Gojek ’s recent tie-up with Gigacover, a Singapore-based insurtech company, which offers prolonged medical insurance coverage for its drivers. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

New Regional Secretariat to Advance Leprosy Advocacy in Asia
Culion Sanitarium and General Hospital Medical Director Dr. Arturo Cunanan urged delegates to the Regional Assembly of Organisations of People Affected by Leprosy in Asia to "put our partnership beyond these walls" and act on the strategies discussed at the three-day conference. Credit: Ben Kritz/IPSBy Ben KritzMANILA, Mar 5 2019 (IPS)Organisations of people affected by leprosy in Asia have agreed to form a regional-level secretariat to support national advocacies and represent their collective agenda at a world conference to be held later this year.This was the most significant development to emerge from the Reg...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ben Kritz Tags: Active Citizens Asia-Pacific Conferences Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations memorial Nippon Foundation Philippines Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundatio Source Type: news

Q & A: Leprosy-affected People Live Not at the Bottom, but Outside the Social Pyramid
Takahiro Nanri (left - black jacket), Executive Director of Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation, joins hands with a leprosy survivor (right). Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Stella PaulMANILA, Mar 5 2019 (IPS)Takahiro Nanri is the Executive Director of Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation which has been supporting the global fight against leprosy for almost five decades. Since 2014, Nanri has been leading the foundation’s leprosy projects across the world and has deep insights into the challenges faced by the people affected by leprosy as well as the organisations that work with them.He also shares the dream of Yohei Sasaka...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Active Citizens Aid Asia-Pacific Civil Society Conferences Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories Sustainability TerraViva United Nations leprosy Nippon Founda Source Type: news

Indonesia ’s Halodoc health-tech platform raises US$65m in series B funding
Halodoc, an Indonesia-based health-tech platform, recently announced that it has raised US$65m in a series B funding led by new investor UOB Venture Management. Other new investors in the financing round include Singtel Innov8, Korea Investment Partners and WuXi AppTec. Existing investors also participated. The company said the $65 million fundraising would be used to develop its technology and infrastructure, as well as to broaden partnerships with hospitals and health care providers across Indonesia. Why it matters (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 5, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

First Asian Leprosy Assembly Calls for Greater Social Inclusion for the Affected
Amar Bahadur Timalsina, president of IDEA, Nepal, a group founded by people with leprosy for people with leprosy, is in agreement that there needs to be greater inclusion for those affected by the disease. Timalsina was affected by disease, also known as Hansen’s disease, as a child. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Stella PaulMANILA, Mar 3 2019 (IPS)Growing up in Kathmandu, Nepal, Amar Bahadur Timalsina wasn’t allowed to attend school as a young boy because he was affected by leprosy. But decades later, after treatment and being able to re-integrate into his community, the boy who was once denied an education is now ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Active Citizens Asia-Pacific Civil Society Conferences Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations leprosy Nippon Foundation Philippines Sa Source Type: news

Rescuers Use Excavator at Collapsed Indonesia Gold Mine
BOLAANG MONGONDOW, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers brought an excavator to the remote Indonesian gold mine that collapsed earlier this week, trapping dozens, hoping to speed up rescue efforts despite the risk of triggering landslides. The death toll has risen to eight and 20 have been rescued, local disaster official Abdul Muin Paputungan said Friday. About three dozen people are still believed trapped in the rubble of the unlicensed mine in North Sulawesi's Bolaang Mongondow district that collapsed on Tuesday evening. Paputungan said an excavator began working on the site Friday morning after relatives gave permission and...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 2, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Indonesia's maternal mortality down 50% after U.S. intervention, study says
An initiative launched by U.S. health officials drastically reduced the maternal and newborn mortality rates in Indonesia, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michele Broemmelsiek Joins IntraHealth ’s Executive Team
February 28, 2019 Chapel Hill, NCIntraHealth International welcomedMichele Broemmelsiek to its executive team this week.As the new chief program officer and head of the Center for Program Delivery and Learning, she is responsible for overall program delivery at IntraHealth and providing visionary leadership to shape, guide, and implement our programmatic agenda.“One of the things that drew me to IntraHealth is its commitment to designing an organizational structure that’s agile and prepared for change in our field,” Broemmelsiek says. “This structure means we’ll be able to do better programm...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Large-scale initiative linked to reductions in maternal and newborn deaths in Indonesia
(Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health) A U.S.-funded initiative to improve quality of care and referrals during pregnancy and childbirth in Indonesia resulted in significant reductions in maternal and newborn mortality at participating hospitals, according to a new study led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 – Indonesia
On 12 February, a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) has been confirmed in Papua province, Indonesia. Two genetically-linked VDPV1 viruses were isolated from a child with acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) with onset of paralysis on 27 November 2018 and in a healthy community contact, a child whose stool sample was collected on 24 January 2019. The location of this healthy child, with the VDPV isolation, is in a remote village, approximately 3 –4 km away from the AFP case with onset of paralysis on 27 November 2018. Even though this province shares a border with Papua New Guinea, this outbreak is not l...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - February 27, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

What the Lion Air Crash Teaches Us About Autonomous Cars
The crash of a Lion Air 737 in Indonesia holds lessons for those contemplating complex autonomy in automobiles -- even in the high regulated world of aviation, small software changes combined with maintenance, training, and human pilots to sow the seeds of tragedy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Mindell, Contributor Source Type: news

At home: family reintegration of trafficked Indonesian men - Surtees R.
Large numbers of Indonesian men migrate each year for work in construction, in factories and in agriculture, on plantations and on fishing boats. Many of them end up exploited in ways that constitute human trafficking, suffering violence, deprivation, rest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Identification determinant variables of the injury severity crashes at road-railway level crossing in Indonesia - Tjahjono T, Kusuma A, Pratiwi YY, Purnomo RY.
Accident between road and railway traffic at the railway level crossings (RLCs) is a significant issue in developing countries particularly in Indonesia. The Indonesia national traffic accident data (IRSMS) recorded approximately 900 accidents at RLCs betw... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Acceptability of internet-based interventions for depression in Indonesia - Arjadi R, Nauta MH, Bockting CLH.
Background In Indonesia, internet-based interventions may represent a promising strategy to reduce the mental health gap given that the level of internet usage in the country continues to increase. To check the acceptability of internet-based intervention... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Adult attachment stability-instability before and after marriage between intimate partner violence (IPV) and non-IPV women separated from partners during military duty in Indonesia - Yuspendi, Handojo V, Athota VS, Sihotang MYM, Aryani PNAD.
The quality of attachment between intimate partners is important for women to maintain healthy relationships. Yet, the quality of attachment style and relationship can be marred and disrupted in women exposed to trauma due to intimate partner violence (IPV... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Israel flying to moon after SpaceX launch: ‘This is Uber-style space exploration’
An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country ’s first attempted lunar landing following a launch Thursday night bySpaceX.A communications satellite for Indonesia was the main cargo aboard the Falcon 9 rocket, which illuminated the sky as it took flight. But Israel ’s privately... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - February 22, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Seeing is Bee-lieving
Four decades after it was thought to have disappeared in the wild, scientists have found a single female Wallace ’s giant bee in Indonesia. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - February 22, 2019 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

World's largest bee, missing for 38 years, found in Indonesia
Biologists discover single female Wallace ’s giant bee inside a termites’ nest in a treeAs long as an adult thumb, with jaws like a stag beetle and four times larger than a honeybee, Wallace ’s giant bee is not exactly inconspicuous.But after going missing, feared extinct, for 38 years, the world ’s largest bee has been rediscovered on the Indonesian islands of the North Moluccas.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Insects Wildlife Conservation Deforestation IUCN red list of endangered species Indonesia Global development Exploration Science Environment Asia Pacific World news Source Type: news

World's largest bee, missing for 38 years, found alive in Indonesia
Biologists discover single female Wallace ’s giant bee inside a termites’ nest in a treeAs long as an adult thumb, with jaws like a stag beetle and four times larger than a honeybee, Wallace ’s giant bee is not exactly inconspicuous.But after going missing, feared extinct, for 38 years, the world ’s largest bee has been rediscovered alive on the Indonesian islands of the North Moluccas.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Insects Wildlife Conservation Deforestation IUCN red list of endangered species Indonesia Global development Exploration Science Environment Asia Pacific World news Source Type: news

Indonesia to postpone halal label deadline amid industry concerns
Indonesia will push back by as much as seven years an October deadline for halal labels on food, drugs and cosmetics, after industry voiced fears the move could bring chaos and threaten supplies of life-saving vaccines and other products. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Burning Rock announces the completion of the Series C financing of RMB 850 million and strives to build an international leading tumor precision medicine brand
BALI, Indonesia and SHANGHAI, Feb. 14, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- On February 14, 2019, Burning Rock held the signing ceremony and announced the closing of the Series C financing totaling RMB 850 million. The financing was led by GI... Diagnostics, Oncology, Venture Capital Burning Rock, precision medicine (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Seas of Death and Hope
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 11 2019 (IPS)The Mediterranean Sea is currently a sea of death. On the 20th of June every year, i.e. The World Refugee Day, an organization called UNITED for Intercultural Action publishes a “List of Deaths”, summarising information on where, when and under which circumstances a named individual has died due to the “fatal policies of fortress Europa”. The data are collected through information received from 550 network organisations in 48 countries and from local experts, journalists and researchers in the field of migration. The list issued in 2018 accounted for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Armed Conflicts Arts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

'There is no free education nowadays': youth explanations for school dropout in Indonesia - Zuilkowski SS, Samanhudi U, Indriana I.
Indonesia has dramatically increased school enrolment at the secondary level over the past several decades, as reflected in national statistics. However, significant variation in enrolment rates remains across regions and genders. In some areas, nearly all... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Community violence exposure and determinants of adolescent mental health: a school-based study of a post-conflict area in Indonesia - Fausiah F, Turnip SS, Hauff E.
This study aimed at assessing the community violence exposure and the determin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Miracle treatment or dangerous drug? Indonesian growers cash in on Kratom as it takes hold in the US
Many have died, suffered extreme reactions and overdoses to the morphine-like substance. It is grown in Indonesia were its use is banned but exports are allowed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Levels of methyleugenol and eugenol in instant herbal beverages available on the Indonesian market and related risk assessment - Suparmi S, Ginting AJ, Mariyam S, Wesseling S, Rietjens IMCM.
The presence and accompanying risks of methyleugenol and eugenol in herbal beverages available on the Indonesian market were evaluated. Methyleugenol was detected in 49 out of 114 samples, at levels amounting to 2.6-443.7  μg/g, while 4 samples contained... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Indonesian earthquake broke a geologic speed limit
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - February 7, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Voosen, P. Tags: Ecology, Geochemistry, Geophysics In Depth Source Type: news

Palm oil not the only driver of forest loss in Indonesia
(Duke University) Large-scale agriculture, primarily for growing oil palms, remains a major cause of deforestation in Indonesia but its impact has diminished in recent years as other natural and human causes emerge, a Duke University study finds. These causes, which vary by location and over time, include the conversion of forests to grasslands by El Ni ñ o-fueled wildfires; small-scale farming; and mining. Policymakers and conservationists need to address these varied causes when devising new programs and practices. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 1, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

EB144/CONF./2 Rev.1
Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities Draft resolution proposed by Eswatini, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Kenya, United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why We Should Care about Vulnerable Coastal Communities
Meity Masipuang is a member of an enterprise group in Papusungan village, Lembeh island, Indonesia. Their women’s group purchases fish to smoke and resell. They are participants of the IFAD-funded Coastal Community Development project in Indonesia. Credit: IFAD/Roger ArnoldBy Nigel BrettROME, Jan 16 2019 (IPS)According to UN statistics, approximately 40 per cent of the world’s population lives within 100 kilometers of the coast, and overall the world’s coastal population is increasing faster than the total global population. At the same time, global warming is causing sea levels to rise and increasing ext...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nigel Brett Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Refugees Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Wa Source Type: news

Exploring minimum essentials for sustainable school disaster preparedness: a case of elementary schools in Banda Aceh City, Indonesia - Sakurai A, Bisri MBF, Oda T, Oktari RS, Murayama Y, Affan M.
The study assesses the safety of school against tsunami disaster of public elementary schools in Banda Aceh City, Indonesia, in terms of safety of school location, disaster management and disaster education. The findings indicate that 56% of public element... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Indonesia seeks to reassure HIV patients over drug supplies
Indonesia's health ministry has sought to reassure HIV patients that sufficient antiretroviral (ARV) drugs will be available for their treatment after some hospitals had run out of supplies. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Developing a decision support system for disaster management: case study of an Indonesia volcano eruption - Inan DI, Beydoun G, Pradhan B.
Disaster Management activities often focus on specific tasks (e.g. evacuation, logistic or coordination) and are confined to one specific DM phase (e.g. Preparedness or Response). New awareness about an external change, be it environmental or organisationa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The analysis of the development of the Smong story on the 1907 and 2004 Indian Ocean tsunamis in strengthening the Simeulue island community's resilience - Rahman A, Sakurai A, Munadi K.
The story of Smong, which translates to tsunami or tidal waves, is an indigenous knowledge (IK) of the Simeuluean people, Aceh Indonesia. The Smong story has been embedded in the community through social interaction since 1907. Knowledge of this story pass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

How to shine in Indonesian science? Game the system
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - January 10, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Rochmyaningsih, D. Tags: Asia/Pacific News, Science and Policy In Depth Source Type: news

Reducing forest and land fires through good palm oil value chain governance - Purnomo H, Okarda B, Dewayani AA, Ali M, Achdiawan R, Kartodihardjo H, Pacheco P, Juniwaty KS.
United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to protect the planet and ensure prosperity. In reaching SDGs, Indonesia's palm oil industry represents a solution for the economy but a problem for environment-related goals. Palm oil is a tremendou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Birmingham biotech firm expands in Asia
Circulogene, the Birmingham-based molecular genetic testing company, is starting the year with an international expansion. The company has entered into an international partnership with the Auckland, New Zealand-based Circulogene Asia Pacific Limited. The strategic business relationship will expand the company's laboratory footprint across Asia and Oceania, including New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia and Australia.  It's another example of the potential of Birmingham's biotechnology… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Birmingham biotech firm expands in Asia
Circulogene, the Birmingham-based molecular genetic testing company, is starting the year with an international expansion. The company has entered into an international partnership with the Auckland, New Zealand-based Circulogene Asia Pacific Limited. The strategic business relationship will expand the company's laboratory footprint across Asia and Oceania, including New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia and Australia.  It's another example of the potential of Birmingham's biotechnology… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 4, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Factors associated with visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure in hypertensive patients at a Primary Health Care Service, Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
(Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications) In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6, Number 4, 2018; DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0124, Gusti Ayu Riska Pertiwi et al. provide an overview of visit-to-visit variability (VVV) in hypertension blood pressure management in a primary health care service setting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

EU and Indonesian researchers coordinate on community healthcare
With a focus on strengthening maternal healthcare service to rural Indonesia, researchers with the Eijkman Institute, in partnership with the EU-funded REACHOUT project, have developed new training manuals geared specifically towards volunteer community health workers. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - January 3, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

The Science Behind The Indonedia Tsunami
NPR's Michel Martin talks with geologist Stephen Johnston about how the tsunami in Indonesia overnight was triggered. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Science Behind The Indonesia Tsunami
NPR's Michel Martin talks with geologist Stephen Johnston about how the tsunami in Indonesia overnight was triggered. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Geological Survey Unable To Provide Indonesia Tsunami Data Due To Government Shutdown
The agency's website is dormant and it's operating with a skeleton crew, according to documents. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 23, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news