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  • April 7th marks World Health Day, with the theme this year being ‘Universal Health Coverage: everyone, everywhere’. This is indeed a timely topic for Indonesia, with its ambitious goal to achieve full universal health coverage (UHC) through the national health insurance scheme, Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN), by 2019. UHC is a vital component in the global strategy to achieving the health-focused Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For the world’s fourth most populous country, and a population that is scattered across hundreds of islands, achieving U...

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  • Since the commencement of the Millennium Development Goals in 2000, Indonesia has made great strides towards improving the health of its people, particularly in reducing cases of infectious diseases such as malaria. As we move into the era of the Sustainable Development Goals, Indonesia faces yet another challenge, with lifestyle changes in both urban and rural communities creating dramatic increases in the prevalence of chronic diseases. According to Indonesia’s Ministry of Health, a quarter of Indonesians are physically inactive, and a third of the adu...

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  • The proposed revised draft for the Indonesian Criminal Code (RKUHP) has been heavily criticized for discriminating against certain groups, including young people. The policymakers, confused by their strong intention to protect citizens, have gone overboard and ended up violating the reproductive health rights of the youth instead -- or 26 percent of the population of 260 million. With a population growth rate of 1.49 percent per year, Indonesia’s population will reach 450 million by 2045. Ranked 108th out of 187 in the Human Development Index, ...

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  • How Can We Stop Tuberculosis?
    Sun, Mar 25th 2018, 11:52

    Recent data from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that indicators of overall health status in Indonesia have improved significantly over the last two and half decades. Life expectancy, for example, has increased from 63 years in 1990, to 71 years in 2012. Despite the progress made, Indonesia still struggles with a high incidence of tuberculosis (TB). According to the Global Burden of Disease study, TB remained the third most lethal disease in Indonesia from 2005 to 2016, due to a high prevalence rate and the large population in Indonesia. Sadly,...

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Nastional Youth Town Hall (Indonesia)

Nastional Youth Town Hall (Indonesia)