Indonesia satisfied with effectiveness of Chinese vaccine
Indonesia says it is satisfied with the effectiveness of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine it is using, after the acknowledgement by China’s top disease control official that current vaccines offer low protection against the virus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

People's response to potential natural hazard-triggered technological threats after a sudden-onset earthquake in Indonesia - Lestari F, Jibiki Y, Sasaki D, Pelupessy D, Zulys A, Imamura F.
(1) Background: We aim to examine whether people activate initial protection behavior, adopt evacuation behavior, worry about the possibility of a tsunami, and consider natural hazard-triggered technological (Natech) situations in a sudden-onset earthquake... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Receiving international disaster assistance and sharing information: examples from the responses of the Indonesian government - Okita Y, Tada N, Goto S, Jibiki Y.
In recent years, many countries and organizations provide disaster assistance across state borders. Affected countries have to request assistance in case they need it, and they also have to declare that they do not need it in case they can manage the disas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Flash floods and landslides in Indonesia and East Timor kill 70
Torrential rain sparked widespread destruction in eastern Indonesia and neighbouring East Timor. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scores die in flash floods in Indonesia and Timor-Leste
Death toll expected to rise further after torrential rain swept the Indonesian archipelago and neighbouring Timor-Leste (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minorities in Myanmar borderlands face fresh fear since coup
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Before each rainy season Lu Lu Aung and other farmers living in a camp for internally displaced people in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exploring the intention of out-of-home activities participation during new normal conditions in Indonesian cities - Irawan MZ, Rizki M, Joewono TB, Belgiawan PF.
The present study will be the first to examine the participation intention of physical activities if new normal conditions are implemented in Indonesia. Socio-economic and household factors, spatial characteristics, perception of coronavirus disease (COVID... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

UMD study suggests supporting Indonesian women in conservation supports biodiversity
(University of Maryland) Researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD) partnered with Indonesian experts to explore the motivations and challenges of Indonesian women pursuing a career in conservation sciences. Indonesia is one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet but is simultaneously experiencing extreme rates of deforestation. With more diverse voices representing global conservation, the country and others like it can tap into their full potential to help solve global challenges like dwindling biodiversity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Draft of a WHO Report Says Animals Were the Likely Source of COVID-19
BEIJING — A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through another animal is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak is “extremely unlikely,” according to a draft copy obtained by The Associated Press. The findings were largely as expected and left many questions unanswered, but the report provided in-depth detail on the reasoning behind the team’s conclusions. The researchers proposed further research in every area except the lab leak hypothesis. The report’s release has been repeatedly delayed, raising questions about whe...
Source: TIME: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KEN MORITSUGU / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

Oil Refinery in Indonesia Catches Fire, Prompting an Evacuation
The state-owned oil company, Pertamina, which operates the refinery on Java island, suggested the fire may have been caused by a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia fire: Massive blaze erupts at oil refinery
Several have been injured and hundreds evacuated to safety from the blaze in West Java province. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide bomb hits Palm Sunday Mass in Indonesia, 20 wounded
Two attackers blew themselves up outside a packed Roman Catholic cathedral during a Palm Sunday Mass on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide Bombing Wounds 20 In Indonesia Church On Palm Sunday
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia Church Rocked by Explosion on Palm Sunday
A priest described the blast in the city of Makassar as a suicide bombing. The mayor said no churchgoers were killed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lava Flows Again As Indonesian Volcano Erupts
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Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesian 'Mountain of Fire' Erupts Again
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Source: NPR Health and Science - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matthew S. Schwartz Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces Five Initiatives to Help Find the ‘Missing Millions’ of Undiagnosed People Living with Tuberculosis
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., 24 March 2021 – In recognition of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, Johnson & Johnson today announced a series of new commitments and collaborations in support of global efforts to find and deliver care to the millions of adults and children living with TB who have not yet been diagnosed. Successfully identifying these people, especially those living with multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB), remains one of the most significant obstacles in achieving the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal of ending TB by 2030. These initiatives—together with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculos...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Indonesian Muslim body clears AstraZeneca use in emergency
AstraZeneca’s vaccine against COVID-19 has been cleared for use in Indonesia after a delay (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

What forms of media do we need for preventing child sexual abuse? A qualitative study in Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia - Dewi VNL, Sitaresmi MN, Dewi FST.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) in Indonesia has reached an alarming degree. One of the prevention efforts that can be implemented is educating children and the people around them (parents, teachers, and other school staff). The educational process should be supp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Indonesia resumes use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine
Indonesia on Friday cleared the AstraZeneca vaccine for use again after the European Union’s drug regulator said the vaccine didn’t increase the overall incidence of blood clots (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Indonesia clears use of AstraZeneca vaccine to resume after European Union's drug regulator said it safe
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Source: ABC News: Health - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Thousands of Indonesian seaweed farmers have won a long-running case in the Federal Court and stand to gain substantial compensation...
Thousands of Indonesian seaweed farmers win a long-running case in the Federal Court and stand to gain substantial compensation over... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anger after Indonesia offers Elon Musk Papuan island for SpaceX launchpad
Biak island residents say SpaceX launchpad would devastate island’s ecology and displace people from their homes (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anger after Indonesia offers Elon Musk Papuan island for SpaceX launchpad
Biak island residents say SpaceX launchpad would devastate island ’s ecology and displace people from their homesPapuans whose island has been offered up as a potential launch site for Elon Musk ’s SpaceX project have told the billionaire Tesla chief his company is not welcome on their land, and its presence would devastate their island’s ecosystem and drive people from their homes.Musk was offered use of part of the small island of Biak in Papua by Indonesian president Joko Widodo in December.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Rory James Tags: World news Indonesia West Papua Elon Musk SpaceX Asia Pacific Technology Pacific islands Source Type: news

Speed characteristics of heterogeneous traffic on inter-urban roads in Indonesia - Siregar ML, Tjahjono T, Nahry.
Inter-urban roads in Indonesia accommodate heterogeneous traffic with mixed types of vehicles sharing the same lanes. The heterogeneity results in varied average speeds and speed deviations of different vehicle categories. Lack of posted speed limits, misp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Demographic Impact of Coronavirus Pandemic: An Overview
One year after the pandemic was officially declared, the enormous demographic impact of the coronavirus is becoming increasingly evident as more data are compiled and analyzed. Credit: United Nations.By Joseph ChamieNEW YORK, Mar 2 2021 (IPS) The demographic impact of the coronavirus one year after being declared a pandemic on 11 March 2020 has been enormous. The picture that emerges is one of significant consequences on the levels and trends of the key components of demographic change: mortality, fertility and migration. In terms of mortality, the reported number of Covid-19 deaths worldwide is approaching 3 million, with...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joseph Chamie Tags: Global Headlines Health Population Source Type: news

'Overwhelming' international support for more government action on environment, message-testing experiment finds
(University of Cambridge) - Survey experiment across UK, US, Brazil, India, China, Indonesia and Poland finds " overwhelming " support for more action ahead of COP26. - Research finds strong support in each country for policies to " protect and preserve " wildlife, plant trees, and invest in clean technologies. - In the run-up to COP26, Cambridge researchers say: " We face huge challenges protecting the environment, but global public opinion may no longer be chief among them. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Enigmatic bird lost to science for 170 years rediscovered in Indonesia
It's "mind blowing" to think the black-browed babbler isn't extinct, conservationists say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black-browed babbler found in Borneo 180 years after last sighting
Exclusive: Stuffed specimen was only proof of bird ’s existence until discovery in rainforest last yearIn the 1840s, a mystery bird was caught on an expedition to the East Indies. Charles Lucien Bonaparte, the nephew of Napoleon, described it to science and named it the black-browed babbler (Malacocincla perspicillata).The species was never seen in the wild again, and astuffed specimen featuring a bright yellow glass eye was the only proof of its existence. But now the black-browed babbler has been rediscovered in the rainforests of Borneo.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 25, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Birds Wildlife Environment Indonesia Asia Pacific World news Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: World's Tropical Forests and People Imperiled By Legal Rollbacks Under Covid-19
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mexico City -- Brazil, Indonesia, Colombia, Peru and DR Congo have weakened regulations to boost economic growth (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Associated factors of depression among young adults in Indonesia: a population-based longitudinal study - Purborini N, Lee MB, Devi HM, Chang HJ.
In this study, we aimed to identify these associated factors among young adults... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Healthy Planet, Healthy People. How Slowing Climate Change Saves Lives
Just because the United States has re-joined the Paris Agreement doesn’t mean that the world is on a path to a better climate future. The 2015 agreement, in which signatories pledged to collectively cap global warming at “well below” 2°C above pre-industrial levels, is only the first step. Member nations still have to adopt ambitious carbon emission reduction plans, known as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and with the current level of commitments the world is on track for a global temperature rise of more than 2.5°C. However, a study published in a special issue of The Lancet Planetar...
Source: TIME: Science - February 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized Brief climate change embargoed study Londontime overnight Source Type: news

Healthy Planet, Healthy People. How Slowing Climate Change Saves Lives
Just because the United States has re-joined the Paris Agreement doesn’t mean that the world is on a path to a better climate future. The 2015 agreement, in which signatories pledged to collectively cap global warming at “well below” 2°C above pre-industrial levels, is only the first step. Member nations still have to adopt ambitious carbon emission reduction plans, known as Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), and with the current level of commitments the world is on track for a global temperature rise of more than 2.5°C. However, a study published in a special issue of The Lancet Planetar...
Source: TIME: Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized Brief climate change embargoed study Londontime overnight Source Type: news

Intellectual Property Cause of Death, Genocide
By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Feb 9 2021 (IPS) Refusal to temporarily suspend several World Trade Organization (WTO) intellectual property (IP) provisions to enable much faster and broader progress in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic should be grounds for International Criminal Court prosecution for genocide. Jomo Kwame SundaramMaking life-saving vaccines, medicines and equipment available, freely or affordably, has been crucial for containing the spread of many infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, HIV-AIDS, polio and smallpox. Jonas Salk, who developed the polio vaccine, insisted...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury Tags: Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The impact of the existence of the volunteer on handling the waiting time at unsignalized intersection in Yogyakarta, Indonesia - Ramlan R, Irawan MZ, Munawar A.
This research focuses on the impact of the existence of the volunteer (VO) in managing traffic at unsignalized intersections. VO is a person who manages traffic at unsignalized intersection without the legality of operations but in exchange for financial c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Spatial correlates of forest and land fires in Indonesia - Tan ZD, Carrasco LR, Taylor D.
Biomass fires in Indonesia emit high levels of greenhouse gases and particulate matter, key contributors to global climate change and poor air quality in south-east Asia. In order to better understand the drivers of biomass fires across Indonesia over mult... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Singapore-based Bot MD lands $5M for its AI clinical assistant
The new funds will be put towards expanding into Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia and India.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 3, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Caught in Tangled Web of Vaccine Nationalism
By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb 2 2021 (IPS) “Oh what a tangled web we weave When first we practice to deceive”. Walter Scott’s lines, already over two centuries old, nicely sum up how pursuit of national advantage and private gain have undermined the public interest and the common good. As known COVID-19 infections exceed 100 million internationally, with more than two million lives lost, rich countries are now quarrelling publicly over access to limited vaccine supplies. With ‘vaccine nationalism’ widespread, multilateral arrangements have not been able to address current ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Two gay men plead for mercy as they are caned in Indonesia
The Indonesian men, who were not identified, winced in pain and pleaded for mercy, as a masked sharia officer beat their backs with a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lunit, Infinitt partner on Indonesian distribution deal
Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Lunit and RIS/PACS vendor Infinitt...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lunit touts study for COVID-19 imaging Lunit highlights AI lung cancer detection research Lunit touts AI mammography studies Infinitt readies new PACS release for RSNA 2019 Infinitt secures Fla. contract Infinitt inks agreement with ImagineSoftware (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

2 men publicly caned for having sex by religious police in Indonesia
Homosexuality is legal in the world's most populous Muslim nation everywhere but the conservative Banda Aceh province, where Shariah law... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two Indonesian men publicly caned 80 times each for gay sex
The pair winced in pain and pleaded for the whipping to stop, as a sharia officer beat their backs with a rattan stick. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia's Most Active Volcano Erupts
Indonesia, an archipelago of 270 million people, sits along the Pacific "Ring of Fire," which leaves the country prone to earthquakes, tsunamis, and eruptions.(Image credit: Agung Supriyanto/AFP via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jaclyn Diaz Source Type: news

Indonesia's Most Active Volcano Erupts
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Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesian volcano unleashes river of lava in new eruption
Indonesia’s most active volcano erupted Wednesday with a river of lava and searing gas clouds flowing 1,600 meters (5,250 feet) down its slopes. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia's Health Ministry says the country's confirmed coronavirus infections have passed 1 million
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Analysing vulnerability of road network and guiding evacuees to sheltered areas: case study of Mt Merapi, Central Java, Indonesia - Hardiansyah, Muthohar I, Balijepalli C, Priyanto S.
Historically people traded the risk of living in dangerous places such as volcanic slopes for the benefit of farming in rich soils. Road network around risk prone area plays a key role in saving lives when evacuation is required in an emergency, and thus n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

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