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Indonesian Media in Brief: Campaigning on health

Indonesian Media in Brief: Campaigning on health

June 22, 2018 By Ella Nugraha

The World Bank recently approved a loan of US$150 million to support Indonesia’s healthcare programs and services. The loan is set to focus on three regions in Eastern Indonesia: East Nusa Tenggara, Maluku and Papua. However, are candidates in the upcoming regional elections prioritising health in their programs?  Kompas – World Bank grants new loan […]

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Transform Health Leaders bring adolescent health and NCD prevention focus to Jakarta

Transform Health Leaders bring adolescent health and NCD prevention focus to Jakarta

June 22, 2018

Klik di sini untuk membaca artikel ini dalam Bahasa Indonesia. Delegates of the Australia-Indonesia Centre Transform Health Leadership Program recently delivered a workshop in Jakarta to pass on their new knowledge and ideas to twenty fellow Indonesian health professionals. The nine Indonesian health professionals who completed the Health Cluster-led program in Melbourne in February presented […]

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Transform Health Leaders membawa kesehatan remaja dan pencegahan penyakit tidak menular ke Jakarta

Transform Health Leaders membawa kesehatan remaja dan pencegahan penyakit tidak menular ke Jakarta

June 22, 2018

Click here to read this article in English. Delegasi dari Australia-Indonesia Centre Transform Health Leadership Program baru-baru ini melaksanakan lokakarya di Jakarta untuk menyampaikan keilmuan dan gagasan baru kepada 20 tenaga dan ahli kesehatan di Indonesia. Terdapat sembilan orang ahli kesehatan yang telah menyelesaikan program Health Cluster mereka di Melbourne pada bulan Februari, menyajikan lokakarya […]

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Bogor tunjukkan potensi besar Indonesia

Bogor tunjukkan potensi besar Indonesia

June 20, 2018 By Harold Mitchell AC

Hari sudah gelap pada Minggu malam. Hujan turun dan ketika mobil kecil kami memasuki jalan satu arah, saya merasa benar-benar tersesat. Ketika jalan menyempit saya mulai merasa klaustrafobik, apalagi dengan banyaknya warga di sekeliling mobil kami. Akhirnya, kami tidak bisa bergerak maju lagi. Saya meraih tangan Louise dan dia berkata kepada saya “Tidak apa-apa, jangan […]

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Celebrating Everyday Life in Australia-Indonesia Neighbourhood

Celebrating Everyday Life in Australia-Indonesia Neighbourhood

June 20, 2018

  How can we improve relations between Australia and Indonesia? Researchers on the “Celebrating Everyday Lives in Indonesia-Australia Neighbourhood” project seem to think the answer might lie in a cup of coffee. In late 2017 a team of researchers from Monash University, Universitas Indonesia, Universitas Gadjah Mada and Queensland University of Technology jointly set out […]

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Indonesian Media in Brief: Mudik in Pictures

Indonesian Media in Brief: Mudik in Pictures

June 15, 2018 By Ella Nugraha

The Indonesian Ministry of Transportation estimated around 20 million are participating in this year’s annual ‘mudik’ – the exodus of people travelling home from major cities across the country. Approximately 1.4 million vehicles are leaving Jakarta alone. Travellers take on a long journey to celebrate Eid with family and friends in their hometowns. Selamat Idul […]

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Protecting young Indonesian hearts from tobacco

Protecting young Indonesian hearts from tobacco

June 15, 2018 By Putu Ayu Swandewi Astuti & Becky Freeman

The death threat looms large over Indonesian youth as their rate of smoking is high. www.shutterstock.com   The world’s second-largest market for tobacco after China, Indonesia is home to 100 million smokers. Smoking kills more than 200,000 Indonesians a year. The death threat also looms over its young generation. A fifth of Indonesians between 13 […]

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Makassar: Profile of a City in Eastern Indonesia, Part One

Makassar: Profile of a City in Eastern Indonesia, Part One

June 13, 2018 By Richard Mathews

We have been in Makassar long enough now for me to be able to paint a picture of life in this eastern Indonesian metropolis. Makassar’s actual population according to official central government statistics is just under 1.4 million: but the Mayor of Makassar, Danny Pomanto, has told me that if you add the number of […]

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