Posted in: Covid-19

Obesity worsens Covid-19. It’s time for Indonesia to get serious about tackling it.

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The pandemic represents an opportunity for the government to address obesity more seriously and introduce legislation to curb access to unhealthy food and beverages.

As home learning drags on, students and teachers are beginning to suffer

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After 18 months of home learning, psychological strain and boredom among students and parents is setting in.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and the private sector

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Can the private sector play a role in speeding up Indonesia's sluggish Covid-19 vaccination rollout? How will issues of supply, corruption and health standards be addressed by business? Dr Charlotte Setijadi chats to Dr Andreasta Meliala in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and children and vulnerable populations

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How has the Covid-19 pandemic affected children and vulnerable populations in Indonesia? What can be done about the issues children and vulnerable individuals face? Dr Annisa Beta chats to Dr Santi Kusumaningrum in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and the city

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What did 'large scale social distancing' (PSBB) look like in Indonesia's cities? As public space opens up again, how will Indonesia’s urban dwellers respond? Dr Jemma Purdey chats to Dr Amanda Achmadi in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Local politics, Pilkada and the pandemic

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Can Indonesia hold elections for regional heads in December without leading to a spike in Covid-19 infections, or opening the floodgates to vote buying? Dr Mada Sukmajati examines the risks.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and community engagement

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In Talking Indonesia this week, Dr Dirk Tomsa chats to Associate Professor Sharyn Graham Davies, Najmah, and Yeni about the community initiatives attempting to control the spread of coronavirus.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and mental health

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What impact has the Covid-19 pandemic had on mental health in Indonesia? In a special 'Policy in Focus' episode of Talking Indonesia, Dr Dave McRae speaks to Dr Wayan Suriastini about a recent survey on anxiety and depression during the Covid-19 crisis.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and public health responses

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Why are Indonesia’s case numbers of Covid-19 lower than early modelling predicted? Is testing adequate? What does the future hold, now that restrictions are being lifted? Dr Jemma Purdey discusses these issues and more with Dr Pandu Riono in Talking Indonesia.

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