Posts with tag: Covid-19

Talking Indonesia: the worsening Covid-19 crisis

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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.

BRIN and the bureaucratisation of knowledge in Indonesia

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The co-opting of knowledge production by the state has a long history in Indonesia. The establishment of the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) is just the latest example.

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.

Mandatory vaccination will not solve Indonesia’s Covid-19 problem

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Rather than penalising individuals who refuse vaccination, the Indonesian government would be better off actively engaging with the public and examining why scepticism around the Covid-19 vaccine remains prevalent.

Indonesia is betting on CoronaVac in its fight against Covid-19. But will it work?

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Indonesia has moved quickly to set up a national program to vaccinate against Covid-19. But it faces major challenges in vaccinating the population in a timely and effective manner.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and the vaccine

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What are the challenges involved with vaccinating Indonesia's large and diverse population against Covid-19? Is the government taking the right approach? Will the CoronaVac vaccine do the job? Dr Jemma Purdey chats to Dr Ines Atmosukarto in the first episode of Talking Indonesia for 2021.

Does Indonesian policy on Covid-19 vaccination discriminate against the elderly?

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The government’s Covid-19 vaccination program is initially focusing on ‘productive’ adults aged 18-59. This will put vulnerable elderly populations at risk.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and religious leaders

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What role can religious leaders and institutions play in controlling the Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia? Dr Charlotte Setijadi chats to Dr Syafiq Hasyim in the final Talking Indonesia episode for 2020.

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