Posted in: Public health

Indonesia takes an impressive step toward cervical cancer control

The health minister has announced that a pilot human papillomavirus vaccination program for early adolescent girls will be available nationally from 2023 onwards.

Indonesia is surviving the Omicron wave. But is it really time to remove mask rules?

, ,
Like many people around the world, Indonesians are getting fed up with Covid-19 restrictions. But there remain plenty of reasons for caution.

Talking Indonesia: managing the Omicron wave

,
As the Omicron wave peaks in Indonesia, Dr Jemma Purdey chats with Dr Dicky Budiman about how Indonesia's health systems are coping. What lessons were learned from the Delta wave in mid-2021? Are vaccinations doing what they should?

Building back better from Covid-19 for a greying society

, , ,
Recognising that Indonesia's population is getting older, the government recently launched a national ageing strategy. The challenge will now be making sure its plans are actually implemented.

Talking Indonesia: eliminating dengue

,
Professor Adi Utarini from the Eliminate Dengue Project at Gadjah Mada University (UGM) was recently named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People. In Talking Indonesia this week, Dr Jemma Purdey chats to Professor Utarini about her research, and whether we are getting closer to eliminating dengue.

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

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

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and data transparency

,
What are the implications for Indonesia if it continues to underreport the true extent of the Covid-19 crisis? Dr Jemma Purdey chats to LaporCovid-19 co-founder Dr Irma Hidayat in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: the worsening Covid-19 crisis

, ,
What has caused the recent spike in Covid-19 cases in Indonesia? How dire will the situation become? In a special early episode of Talking Indonesia, Dr Jemma Purdey chats to Dr Dicky Budiman about the recent escalation in the Covid-19 crisis.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and the private sector

, ,
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.

We acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated.

Phone:13 MELB (13 6352) | International: +(61 3) 9035 5511
The University of Melbourne ABN:84 002 705 224
CRICOS Provider Code:00116K (visa information)