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February 11, 2024

Tempo - February 11, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesian Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin is pushing for expediting the provision of the latest Tuberculosis (TB) vaccine through the 37th Stop TB Partnership (ST

February 6, 2024

Tempo - February 6, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Acting Deputy of Medicine and Narcotics Control of BPOM (The Indonesian Food and Drug Authority) Rita Endang estimated that by 2050, 10 million deaths each year are po

February 5, 2024

Tempo - February 5, 2024

Alif Ilham Fajriadi, Jakarta – Presidential candidate number two Prabowo Subianto said Indonesia currently lacked doctors and he will add more medical faculties in the country as a meas

February 2, 2024

Antara News - February 2, 2024

Jakarta – The Ministry of Health on Friday emphasized the importance of early pregnancy planning by couples, citing high maternal and infant mortality rates in Indonesia.

January 31, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 31, 2024

Alfida Rizky Febrianna, Jakarta – The Citywide Inclusive Sanitation Project, currently in progress in Mataram, Pontianak, and Semarang, will receive a $419.6 million (Rp 6.6 trillion) l

January 26, 2024

Jakarta Globe - January 26, 2024

Agnes Valentina Christa, Jakarta – In the pursuit of achieving Golden Indonesia 2045, experts emphasize the critical role of stunting prevention in children.

January 24, 2024

Macao News - January 24, 2024

Lusa – The Chinese non-governmental organisation GX Foundation launched a pilot project to prevent and combat dengue fever in Timor-Leste on Tuesday with a donation to the Timorese mini

January 23, 2024

Jakarta Post Editorial - January 23, 2024

Jakarta – After experiencing slow times during the pandemic, which resulted in a revenue surplus, the Healthcare and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan) slipped back into financial

January 19, 2024

ABC News - January 19, 2024

Health officials in Indonesia are carrying out a mass immunisation drive after 11 cases of polio were detected in East Java.

Jakarta Post - January 19, 2024

Aditya Hadi, Jakarta – The Healthcare and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan) has projected a record deficit for the National Health Insurance (JKN) program this year.

January 18, 2024

Macao News - January 18, 2024

Lusa – The National Student Resistance of Timor-Leste (RENETIL) on Wednesday expressed concern about the country's healthcare sector and called on the government to provide an urgent re

January 10, 2024

Jakarta Post - January 10, 2024

Nur Janti, Jakarta – Starting this year, COVID-19 vaccinations will only be free for members of vulnerable groups, while the rest of the general public will need to pay to get the jab,

Jakarta Globe - January 10, 2024

Agnes Valentina Christa, Jakarta – The government has extended financial compensations to the families of patients affected by acute kidney injury cases in 2022 and 2023.

January 2, 2024

Tempo - January 2, 2024

Antara, Jakarta – Indonesia's Health Ministry has announced that COVID-19 vaccines would remain free of charge for two vulnerable groups starting from January 1, 2024.

December 23, 2023

Bangkok Post - December 23, 2023

Jakarta – Devouring books from a young age, Sheena Almaera Maryam had been excited about her first day of kindergarten near Jakarta.

December 20, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 20, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo wants Indonesians to seek medical treatment in the country, particularly in the future capital, as work is underway to build

December 18, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 18, 2023

Jakarta – Hundreds of new COVID-19 cases emerged last week in Greater Jakarta as health agencies urged residents to get vaccinated.

December 17, 2023

Tempo - December 17, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta Health Service recorded 200 positive cases per day of COVID-19 in the capital city this week.

Tempo - December 17, 2023

Yuni Rohmawati, Jakarta – The Health Ministry's Director of Health Quarantine Surveillance at Directorate General of Disease Prevention and Control (P2P) Achmad Farchanny Tri Adryanto s

December 12, 2023

Tempo - December 12, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The provincial government of Jakarta has stressed the wearing of masks and vaccinations for vulnerable groups to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

December 11, 2023

Tempo - December 11, 2023

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – The Jakarta Health Office confirmed two deaths of COVID-19 positive cases in December 2023.

December 10, 2023

Tempo - December 10, 2023

Antara, Tangerang, Banten – The Port Health Office (KKP) at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten, Indonesia, stated on Saturday, December 9, 2023, that it is trying

December 9, 2023

Tempo - December 9, 2023

Novali Pandji Nugroho, Jakarta – The Jakarta Health Office notes that from November 27 to December 3, 2023, there are 80 positive cases of Covid-19 in the capital city.

December 8, 2023

Channel News Asia - December 8, 2023

Denny Armandhanu and Neo Chai Chin, Jakarta/Singapore – If researchers and the authorities had their way, millions of mosquitoes infected with naturally occurring bacteria would now be

December 7, 2023

Jakarta Post - December 7, 2023

Jakarta – The Health Ministry has urged greater vigilance amid a recent uptick in cases of new COVID-19 subvariants, both in the country and around the globe, while reassuring the publi

Tempo - December 7, 2023

Ricky Juliansyah, Depok – Depok Deputy Mayor Imam Budi Hartono said the city administration has implemented Universal Health Coverage (UHC) since Dec. 1.

December 6, 2023

Jakarta Globe - December 6, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi"' Widodo inaugurated Wednesday the largest hospital in the eastern part of Indonesia that cost hundreds of billions of rupiahs to bu

Jakarta Post - December 6, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The Jakarta Health Agency has reported an unspecified number of suspected Mycoplasma pneumoniae cases among children, only days after the Health Ministry called f

December 4, 2023

Tempo - December 4, 2023

Aisyah Amira Wakang, Jakarta – The Jakarta Health Agency's head of epidemiology and immunization surveillance department, Ngabila Salama, called on residents to be cautious of catching

December 2, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - December 2, 2023

Jakarta – The Health Ministry has been struggling to calm public concerns triggered by false information, which suggests that Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes, regarded as a new weapon to

November 29, 2023

Jakarta Globe - November 29, 2023

Ricki Putra Harahap, Jakarta – The National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) wants to see election candidates – particularly those seeking to lead the sub-national governmen

November 26, 2023

Tempo - November 26, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The utilization of the Wolbachia method to control dengue is running into challenges, especially in terms of disseminating information about the method to the communit

November 25, 2023

The Messenger - November 25, 2023

Marina Welker – Netflix's new series Cigarette Girl romanticizes an industry that kills around 290,000 Indonesians each year.

November 23, 2023

Reuters - November 23, 2023

Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Indonesian court documents have revealed for the first time the chain of events that led to toxic ingredients being used in cough syrup that was among the pr

November 22, 2023

Jakarta Post - November 22, 2023

Jakarta – The West Java administration is investigating a case of mass food poisoning in Purwakarta regency in which at least 227 people fell ill.

Tempo - November 22, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Ministry of Health on Tuesday reported that cases of monkeypox (mpox) have been detected in five Indonesian provinces based on the latest count.

November 18, 2023

Tempo - November 18, 2023

Novali Panji Nugroho, Jakarta – The number of monkeypox cases in Jakarta has risen to 36 cases throughout 2023.

November 6, 2023

November 2, 2023

BBC News - November 2, 2023

Peter Hoskins – The boss and three other officials of an Indonesian firm whose cough syrup was linked to the deaths of over 200 children have been sentenced to jail.

November 1, 2023

Jakarta Globe - November 1, 2023

Elan Suherlan, Jakarta – A couple has been arrested for distributing toxic homemade alcohol that claimed the lives of at least 14 people during a wedding celebration in the West Java to

October 31, 2023

Agence-France Presse - October 31, 2023

Bandung – Twelve people died and four were in critical condition after drinking illegal bootleg liquor, authorities said Monday, the latest deaths caused by home-made alcohol in Indones

October 25, 2023

Jakarta Globe - October 25, 2023

Agnes Valentina Christa, Jakarta – The Jakarta Health Department has reported five new cases of monkeypox in DKI Jakarta, bringing the total number of cases to 12.

October 23, 2023

Tempo - October 23, 2023

Aisyah Amira Wakang, Jakarta – The authority recorded seven mpox or monkeypox cases in Jakarta from August 2022 to October 2023.

Tabloid Jubi - October 23, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The Jayapura City Health Office has introduced a hotline service, reachable at 08114897788, aimed at addressing HIV/AIDS treatment in the city.

October 13, 2023

Reuters - October 13, 2023

Jakarta – An Indonesian drugmaker whose cough syrup is among products linked to the deaths of more than 200 children last year used ingredients with toxin concentrations of up to 99% in

October 12, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - October 12, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – The availability of dentists in Papua Province remains significantly inadequate to meet the needs of the local population, and their distribution is also uneven.

Tempo - October 12, 2023

Winda Oktavia, Jakarta – The Indonesian Health Ministry denies rumors that the HPV vaccine can cause infertility in women.

October 5, 2023

Jakarta Globe - October 5, 2023

Zsazya Senorita, Jakarta – Indonesian doctors and nurses will no longer be required to renew their registration status, known locally as STR (Surat Tanda Registrasi), as per a new polic

October 4, 2023

Jakarta Globe - October 4, 2023

Ahmad Shoim & Heru Andriyanto, Surabaya – A fraudulent physician who worked for several years without a legitimate medical degree certificate was sentenced to three and a half years