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September 10, 2023

Jakarta Post - September 10, 2023

Kornelius Purba, Jakarta – The specter of the New Order's state-sponsored women's organization Dharma Wanita came to my mind when I recently attended a routine gathering of a group of y

September 9, 2023

Australian Associated Press - September 9, 2023

Melissa Meehan – Indonesia has lifted its suspension of Australian live export cattle, declaring it safe from lumpy skin disease.

August 31, 2023

Radio New Zealand - August 31, 2023

A provincial government in West Papua has launched a campaign to promote fish consumption among school students to help overcome the condition, which is generally caused by poor nutriti

August 29, 2023

Tempo - August 29, 2023

Jakarta – Minister of Health Budi Gunadi Sadikin appealed to the public to use masks to prevent respiratory diseases caused by air pollution.

August 25, 2023

Tempo - August 25, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo responded to suggestions to dissolve the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).

Tempo - August 25, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Agus Dwi Susanto, Professor of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine at the University of Indonesia's (FKUI) Faculty of Medicine, disclosed that air pollution is among

August 22, 2023

Tempo - August 22, 2023

Ade Ridwan Yandwiputra, Jakarta – The government of Indonesia has stopped the special funding for Covid-19 patients in accordance with Health Minister Regulation No.

August 15, 2023

Jakarta Post - August 15, 2023

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July 31, 2023

Straits Times - July 31, 2023

Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – Indonesia's healthcare reforms are set to attract foreign doctors to practise in the country, but patients say they will continue seeking treatment abroad unle

July 28, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - July 28, 2023

Merauke, Jubi – From January to June 2023, Merauke Regency in South Papua Province identified 60 new cases of HIV/AIDS.

July 26, 2023

Jakarta Post - July 26, 2023

Theresia Sufa, Bogor, West Java – Bogor city administration has expanded the campaign against open defecation to a total of 21 subdistricts.

July 22, 2023

July 20, 2023

Tempo - July 20, 2023

Septia Ryanthie, Solo – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government planned to build a cardiology hospital in Solo, Central Java.

July 13, 2023

Tempo - July 13, 2023

Riri Rahayu, Jakarta – Public policy expert from UPN Veteran Jakarta, Achmad Nur Hidayat, assessed that the approval of the Health Bill into a Law is not beneficial for the national hea

Asia News - July 13, 2023

Mathias Hariyadi, Jakarta – The Indonesian House of Parliament approved the new health law on Tuesday 11 July, despite massive street demonstrations by several health workers in front o

July 12, 2023

Jakarta Post Editorial - July 12, 2023

Jakarta – There are many reasons to disagree with the omnibus bill on health currently being debated in the House of Representatives.

Jakarta Globe - July 12, 2023

Ichsan Ali, Jakarta – Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin recently said that the new health law did not mean easy entry for foreign doctors as they still had to meet certain requirement

Tempo - July 12, 2023

Tika Ayu, Jakarta – The ratification of the health bill into law by the House of Representatives (DPR) at the Plenary Meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2023, was followed by rejection and th

July 11, 2023

Macao News - July 11, 2023

A Chinese naval hospital ship is to call at Timor-Leste as part of a humanitarian mission in the Pacific.

July 10, 2023

Jakarta Post - July 10, 2023

Tenggara Strategics, Jakarta – The passage of the omnibus health bill into law appears set to take place this month, notwithstanding a recent delay in the House of Representatives plena

July 7, 2023

Tempo - July 7, 2023

Pribadi Wicaksono, Jakarta – The Government of the Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) is preparing thousands of doses of livestock vaccinations to curb the spread of anthrax in Gunungki

July 6, 2023

The Telegraph (UK) - July 6, 2023

Nicola Smith – Three people have died after an anthrax outbreak in Indonesia that reportedly infected more than 90 people who consumed contaminated meat.

Tabloid Jubi - July 6, 2023

Wamena, Jubi – The Jayawijaya branch of the Indonesian Midwives Association (IBI) is facing a challenge as they have only 150 midwives available to serve the population of 328 villages

July 1, 2023

Straits Times - July 1, 2023

Linda Yulisman, Jakarta – Health experts and rights groups have criticised a new draft law in Indonesia, saying it puts citizens' health data at risk.

June 28, 2023

Jakarta Post - June 28, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The government has announced plans to launch a National Health Survey (SKI) in August, an opportunity to measure the state of the nation's health and nutrition, a

June 26, 2023

Reuters - June 26, 2023

Jakarta – Indonesia's police are conducting preliminary inquiries into whether any actions by officials at the country's drug regulator could amount to criminal wrongdoing, as they expa

June 22, 2023

Jakarta Post - June 22, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) and allied groups have threatened to strike if lawmakers pass the omnibus health bill into law, a sweeping piece of legis

Jakarta Globe - June 22, 2023

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The government Thursday announced that Covid-19 vaccines are still free, thus encouraging people to use this chance to get their jabs.

Tempo - June 22, 2023

Tika Ayu, Jakarta – The Covid-19 handling task force spokesperson Wiku Adisasmito on Thursday explained that the treatment costs for coronavirus patients and the cost of vaccinations wi

June 21, 2023

Jakarta Post - June 21, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo declared an end to the national emergency status of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, as the country now looks forward to further

Tempo - June 21, 2023

Ahmad Fikri, Bandung – The consolidated earnings logged by state-owned pharmaceutical holding firm Bio Farma nosedived to Rp21.54 trillion in 2022, which is a 50.4 percent drop compared

Jakarta Globe - June 21, 2023

Eva Fitriani, Jakarta – The health bill being discussed by the House of Representatives is partly at recovering foreign exchange losses as many Indonesians have opted to get medical tre

June 20, 2023

Jakarta Globe - June 20, 2023

Yustinus Paat, Jakarta – The House of Representatives is set to pass the health bill into law despite opposition from organizations such as the Indonesian Medical Association (IDI).

June 18, 2023

Channel News Asia - June 18, 2023

Nivell Rayda, Cianjur, Indonesia – They are seen as wasteful trash by many, but for some residents of a small city in the Indonesian province of West Java, empty plastic bottles are vie

June 15, 2023

Jakarta Globe - June 15, 2023

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo officially inaugurated Tzu Chi Hospital in the prestigious Pantai Indah Kapuk area of North Jakarta on Wednesday.

June 14, 2023

Tempo - June 14, 2023

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has once again called for Indonesians to avert seeking health treatments overseas in a public forum.

Jakarta Post - June 14, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – With average temperatures expected to rise with the return of the El Nino climate pattern to Indonesia, the Health Ministry has warned about a rising threa

Jakarta Globe - June 14, 2023

Mohamad Said, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said on Wednesday his government will soon declare Covid-19 as an endemic, thus ending the pandemic status which has haunted the c

June 13, 2023

Tempo - June 13, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Ministry of Health advised everyone to be aware of the impact of El Nino.

Kompas.com - June 13, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Muhammad Isnur says that the drafting of the Draft Law on Healthcare (RUU Kesehatan) is almost the same as

June 12, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - June 12, 2023

In case you missed it, Indonesia on Friday all but lifted requirements to wear masks in public, marking an official end to a mandate that had been in place since the onset of the COVID-

June 6, 2023

Jakarta Post - June 6, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The government has issued a warning against the danger of rabies infection in humans, which has killed nearly a dozen people this year amid an uptick in the numbe

Tempo - June 6, 2023

Tika Ayu, Jakarta – Five representatives of health professional organizations held a hearing with the House of Representatives (DPR) regarding the demand for rejection of the deliberati

June 5, 2023

Reuters - June 5, 2023

Jakarta – Hundreds of Indonesian doctors and nurses on Monday urged lawmakers to halt discussions on proposed revisions to healthcare laws that they said would dilute protections for me

UCA News - June 5, 2023

A Christian-majority province in Indonesia is struggling to prevent a rabies outbreak from spreading, raising alarm in the neighboring Catholic-majority country of Timor-Leste.

Reuters - June 5, 2023

Jakarta – Hundreds of doctors and nurses on Monday urged lawmakers to halt discussions on proposed revisions to healthcare laws that they said would dilute protections for medical pract

June 4, 2023

Tempo - June 4, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The Ministry of Health is aiming to eliminate rabies in humans due to dog bite in Indonesia by 2030 through continuous mass dog vaccination, the ministry's Communicabl

June 1, 2023

Jakarta Post - June 1, 2023

Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – The Health Ministry has scrapped a complex set of rules prescribing which vaccine brands were to be used at which stages of the COVID-19 vaccination regimen, opti