Youth Have the Spirit to Change Trajectory of Leprosy, says Yohei Sasakawa
Discussions included the need to engage the younger generation in a world free of stigma and discrimination. Similarly, Marcos Costa, from Morhan in Brazil, spoke of the first Latin American and Caribbean Virtual Meeting of young people affected by leprosy, their family members, and supporters. The meeting, he said, sought to engage young people and their families in a dialogue centered on the challenges faced by those affected by the disease and to explore policy solutions to the problem. “In Brazil, 45 percent of new leprosy cases were not diagnosed in 2020 because of COVID-19. The pandemic has compounded challenge...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Youth Thought Leaders IPS UN Bureau Sasakawa Health Foundation Source Type: news

Indonesia wants to use G20 presidency to aid COVID rebound
Indonesia’s leader says the country holding the presidency of the Group of 20 biggest economies wants to strengthen global partnership to aid the economic recovery from COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Characteristics of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) related burn injuries in Hasan Sadikin Bandung General Hospital - Putri AC, Insani IB, Hasibuan L, Faried A, Mose JC.
The number of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) related burn injuries has increased over recent years in Indonesia, since the conversion of kerosene to LPG in 2007 (government policy). Based on studies in India and China, LPG-related burn injuries have become ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Lunit, Infinitt deploying COVID-19 technology to Indonesia
Lunit and Infinitt Healthcare are partnering in an effort to help with COVID-1...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lunit nabs joint regulatory certification FDA clears Lunit's AI-based chest x-ray triage software Lunit to launch AI apps for DBT, chest at RSNA 2021 Lunit highlights use of AI in drug trials at ESMO Lunit garners regulatory clearance in Singapore (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Asia Has Kept COVID-19 at Bay for 2 Years. Omicron Could Change That
When the Omicron variant of COVID-19 emerged this fall, governments across East and Southeast Asia returned to a tried-and-true strategy to stop it: They doubled down on border restrictions. Japan banned entry for nearly all foreigners—including students who had already been admitted to universities. The Philippines barred foreign nationals arriving from countries with local Omicron cases. Thailand ended programs that allowed tourists to enter without quarantine. But border closures did not stop the arrival of the Omicron variant. Multiple countries across Asia are reporting spiking infections. Japan’s COVID-19...
Source: TIME: Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chad de Guzman Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer overnight Source Type: news

Tribe, personality, and psychological distress: relationship between personality trait and psychological distress in young adult Javanese tribe - Musabiq S, Karimah I, Geshica L, Poerwandari E, Karimah.
The large number of ethnic groups is their own uniqueness for the diversity of Indonesia. This research is a quantitative study with a correlational research design that aims to see the relationship between personality traits and psychological distress in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effect of economic variables on natural disasters and the impact of disasters on economic variables - Tasri ES, Karimi K, Muslim I.
This study aims to study how disaster losses are affected by unemployment and poverty, then how disasters also cause income inequality in Indonesia and the causal relationship between disaster losses and income inequality. To determine the structural relat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Cross-sectional survey of underreported violence experienced by adolescents: a study from Indonesia - Syukriani Y, Noviandhari A, Arisanti N, Setiawati EP, Rusmil VK, Dhamayanti M, Sekarwana N.
BACKGROUND: Global studies on adolescent victims of violence require serious attention due to the possibility that underreported cases may be higher than official records indicate. Since Indonesia expects to witness a demographic bonus, extensive research ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Revisiting social vulnerability analysis in Indonesia data - Kurniawan R, Nasution BI, Agustina N, Yuniarto B.
This paper presents the dataset about the social vulnerability in Indonesia. This dataset contains several dimensions which rely on previous studies. The data was compiled mainly from the 2017 National Socioeconomic Survey (SUSENAS) done by BPS-Statistics ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Indonesia starts COVID boosters for elderly, others at risk
Indonesia has kicked off a COVID-19 booster campaign for the general public, prioritizing third shots for the elderly and people with compromised immune systems (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Child sex trafficking endures in Bali despite collapse of international tourism
Encrypted apps, domestic tourists and local residents are keeping a notorious trade alive in Indonesia's most famous tropical vacation destination. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Pierson, Adi Renaldi Source Type: news

Researchers Identify 14 New Shrew Species
The discovery, made on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, constitutes an exceptionally high number of new mammals to be described in a single paper. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 5, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Detained, missing, close to death: the toll of reporting on Covid in China
Activists say crackdown is driven by Xi Jinping, who has ‘declared a war on independent journalism’Chen Kun was living in Indonesia with his wife and daughter when he learned from his brother Mei ’s boss that he had been “taken away for investigation” by Chinese police.He immediately suspected it was to do with his brother ’s website, a citizen news project called Terminus 2049. Since 2018 Mei, his colleague Cai Wei, and Cai’s partner – surnamed Tang – had been archiving articles about issues including #MeToo and migrant rights, and reposting them whenever they were del...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 4, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Helen Davidson Tags: China Coronavirus Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science Media Journalist safety Newspapers World news & magazines Source Type: news

Adolescent riding behavior during the CoViD-19 pandemic in urban area, Indonesia: a cross-sectional study - Zainafree I, Hadisaputro S, Suwandono A, Widjanarko B.
BACKGROUND ፡ According to police reported crash, in 2020 there have been 510 road traffic accidents among adolescents aged 16-25 years. The problem is that although restrictions on social activities have been implemented, 9.80% of accidents have caused de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children as victims of sexual crimes: how is the role of the police in Indonesia? - Huda MA.
The child is the greatest gift that god gives to the parents to be cared for and the protection of his rights by the people and the State. Children also have basic human rights, and have been stipulated both national and international legal instrument. Att... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Legal review of child protection laws against sexual violence and pornography in Indonesia - Wijaya TS.
God almighty and must be guaranteed survival in society. Along with the increase in crime in Indonesia, there are not a few victims among children with various types of crimes including sexual violence and pornography. In the legal system in Indonesia chil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mental wellbeing following landslides and residential displacement in Indonesia - Burrows K, Desai MU, Pelupessy DC, Bell ML.
Residential displacement following disasters may strongly impact mental health and wellbeing. However, relatively limited research has been devoted to this area. We investigated the impacts of landslide-displacement on mental health and wellbeing in Banjar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Rohingya refugees brought ashore after dramatic Indonesia rescue
The refugees – mostly women and children – were brought ashore at Lhokseumawe in Aceh after an 18-hour rescue operation. #lhokseumawe #rescueoperation #aceh #rohingya (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

There is no trustable data: the state and data accuracy of violence against women in Indonesia - Noer KU, Chadijah S, Rudiatin E.
The number of violence against women in Indonesia continues to increase every year, this can be seen from data released by the National Commission on Violence Against Women and the State Ministry of Women's Empowerment and Child Protection. The problem is,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Amway looks to enhance exports of herbal, Ayurvedic products to South East Asian nations
The company had planned to export from its manufacturing plant near Madurai in Tamil Nadu, where it has invested Rs 600 crore. "It has started exporting now to South East Asian nations. We have started even exporting Glister herbal toothpaste to Indonesia and we are looking at Thailand and other countries for that," Pant told PTI. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - December 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Perceptions of their knowledge, practices and competence in sports injury prevention recognition and management by physical education teachers in Yogyakarta, Indonesia - Hidayat L, Meirizal, Sakti YM, Putro YAP, Triangga AFR, Farkhan MA, Rahayu BFP, Magetsari R.
During a Physical Education (PE) class, students may encounter risks of injury. PE teachers, therefore, should possess competent knowledge and skill levels in sports injury prevention as well as good self-awareness of their abilities to manage any injury... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Disaster preparedness and mitigation in Indonesia: a narrative review - Ayuningtyas D, Windiarti S, Hadi MS, Fasrini UU, Barinda S.
BACKGROUND: The tectonic activities at the meeting points of three large plates make Indonesia a high-risk disaster-prone area. Nevertheless, disaster risk reduction efforts in various regions of Indonesia are still lacking, in terms of both knowledge and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Covid-19 Has Accelerated New Agtech Development and Adoption in Asia-Pacific!
By Paul S. Teng and Genevieve Donnellon-MaySINGAPORE, Dec 20 2021 (IPS) While the COVID-19 impact has been predominantly negative, the pandemic appears to have sparked increased interest in developing agricultural technology (agtech) to improve the efficiency of food systems, from input supplies through farming and processing to delivery and retail. Paul S. TengThe COVID-19 pandemic has admittedly upended economic activity in the Asia-Pacific region, but a recent event in Singapore (Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit, 16-18 November 2021 — https://agrifoodinnovation.com/ ) showed that, in the case of agricultu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Paul S. Teng and Genevieve Donnellon-May Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Indonesia warns volcano might blow again
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia raises volcano warning to second-highest level
Indonesia's geological agency said it sees increasing activity that could trigger an avalanche of lava and searing gas, similar to the Dec. 4 eruption,(Image credit: Hendra Permana/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: The Associated Press Source Type: news

Africa: Launch of UN Group of Friends On Neglected Tropical Diseases and On Support of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Healthcare Facilities
The objective of the Groups is to raise awareness, exchange information, build coalitions and political momentum, support initiatives and mobilize resource (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Widodo urges stay home after omicron confirmed in Indonesia
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has called on people and government officials to refrain from traveling abroad after the country detected its first case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in a hospital cleaning worker (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Indonesia detects first omicron case in hospital worker
Indonesia has detected its first case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in a cleaning worker at a hospital in Jakarta (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Blinken, in Indonesia, Stresses Soft Power to Counter China
The U.S. secretary of state seeks to make the case that the United States is a better bet as a partner than China, even if it’s not spending so lavishly in the region. #counterchina #secretaryofstate #blinken (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia earthquake: 7.4 magnitude quake shakes South Sulawesi
Videos showed panicked people running out of buildings just days after a deadly volcanic eruption. #quake #southsulawesivideos #eruption (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesians flee homes after magnitude 7.3 earthquake prompts tsunami warning
Epicentre was north of the island of Flores in Indonesia’s East Nusa Tenggara province, where the quake sparked terror. #epicentre #flores #quake #eastnusatenggara #indonesians (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia lifts tsunami alert after powerful undersea quake
Indonesia has lifted a tsunami alert following a magnitude 7.3 undersea earthquake that struck off Flores Island, triggering panic in a region prone to fatal quakes #quakes #quake #floresisland (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7.6 magnitude earthquake hits off coast of Indonesia
A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, according to the US Geological Survey . #usgeologicalsurvey (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heavy rain triggered Indonesia's volcano eruption. This could happen more
The role of rain in this case has raised questions around whether climate change could bring more frequent "lava-dome" eruptions, which tend to be stronger and more destructive than other types. #volcanoeruption (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Whoops, purrs and grunts': previously unheard fish sounds from restored reef – video
From whoops to purrs, snaps to grunts, and foghorns to laughs, a cacophony of bizarre fish songs have shown that a coral reef in Indonesia has returned rapidly to health.Many of the noises had never been recorded before and the fish making these calls remain mysterious, despite the use of underwater speakers to try to “talk” to some of themContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 8, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Environment Coral Fishing Indonesia World news Marine life Animals Conservation Source Type: news

Indonesia bolsters recovery efforts after volcano kills 34
Indonesian President Joko Widodo promised on Tuesday to bolster evacuation efforts and repair damaged homes after visiting the site of a volcanic eruption on Java that has killed at least 34 people. #jokowidodo (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia volcano erupts again as death toll rises to 22
An Indonesian volcano was active again on Monday, spewing out hot clouds of ash, two days after a powerful eruption killed at least 22 people and left dozens missing. #eruption (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Assessing costs of Indonesian fires and the benefits of restoring peatland - Kiely L, Spracklen DV, Arnold SR, Papargyropoulou E, Conibear L, Wiedinmyer C, Knote C, Adrianto HA.
Deforestation and drainage has made Indonesian peatlands susceptible to burning. Large fires occur regularly, destroying agricultural crops and forest, emitting large amounts of CO(2) and air pollutants, resulting in adverse health effects. In order to red... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Africa Should Bargain Hard for COVID Vaccine Equity: Lessons from Indonesia during Avian Flu
The Republic of Congo received just over 300,000 doses of the COVID vaccines through the COVAX Facility in August 2021. The international COVAX initiative aimed at guaranteeing global access to the vaccines, recently announced that it was being forced to slash planned deliveries to Africa, by around 150 million doses this year. The scheme is now expected to deliver 470 million doses through the end of December. These will be enough to protect just 17 per cent of the continent, far below the 40 per cent target, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Credit: UNICEF/Aimable TwiringiyimaBy Victoria Fan and Steve Kuo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Victoria Fan and Steve Kuo Tags: Africa COVID-19 COVID-19 VACCINES Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Financial Crisis Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Aftermath of Indonesian volcanic eruption captured in 8 staggering photos
Entire houses were damaged by volcanic debris and at least 14 people died as Mount Semeru in East Java province spewed thick columns of ash. #mountsemeru #eastjava (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia's volcano death toll rises as search for missing around Mount Semeru continues
At least 13 people are dead and seven are missing in a deadly eruption of Mount Semeru, the highest volcano on Indonesia’s island of Java. #mountsemeru (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia volcano toll rises as search for missing continues
Officials say at least 98 people were also injured after Mount Semeru’s sudden eruption. #mountsemeru #eruption (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands flee as Indonesia's Mount Semeru volcano erupts
Mount Semeru, a volcano on Indonesia's East Java Province, erupted on Saturday, spewing a column of smoke and ash while displacing thousands from the area, authorities said. #eastjavaprovince #mountsemeru (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Residents flee in panic as Indonesia ’s Semeru volcano erupts
Several villages blanketed in ash as the highest volcano on Java island erupts. #semeruvolcano (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia volcano: Residents flee as Mt Semeru spews huge ash cloud
Airlines have been warned about a plume of ash rising 15,000m from Mt Semeru in Java. #mtsemeru #ashcloudairlines (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Big Tobacco Industry Rides COVID-19 Pandemic as Countries Grapple for a Response
By Jennie Lyn ReyesBANGKOK, Thailand, Dec 3 2021 (IPS) Almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries in the developing world continue to grapple with basic issues such as securing sufficient vaccines and providing essential medical care for their sick. Many economies are in recovery mode as governments scramble to resuscitate them with recovery packages and build back better plans. In this mix, COVID-19 did not dent Big Tobacco’s profits as it exploited the pandemic and persuaded governments to treat cigarettes as “essential,” accept its charity, obtain perks such as tax breaks and treat ne...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jennie Lyn Reyes Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Serum Institute delivers first Novavax shot through COVAX
The world's biggest vaccine maker exported 137,500 doses of Covovax, as it calls the shot, to the Southeast Asian country last week. Indonesia has approved the vaccine but India and the World Health Organization, which co-leads the COVAX vaccine-sharing network, have not. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news