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Sin Tax Says ‘Put Down the Smokes’

Like much of the world, smoking continues to be one of Indonesia’s top public health priorities. But, with the cheapest cigarette prices on earth as well as a huge...

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An Expat’s Guide to Indonesia’s Traditional Treatments

Taking care yourself as an expat can be difficult. Long hours working hard and even longer hours spent in traffic can take a toll on anyone’s health. For those looking...

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Childhood Obesity and Malnutrition: The Twin Dangers

The release of a recent global survey produced by US Stanford University shocked few living in Indonesia after finding those who live in the country walk the least out...

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Staying In Shape In Indonesia

As an expatriate, it can be tricky finding places to join that cater to your fitness routine or sport of choice. But settling down in a foreign country doesn’t mean...

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Nationwide Measles-Rubella Immunization Campaign Kicks Off

The Government of Indonesia kicked off its most ambitious immunization drive to date this week in Yogyakarta, with aims to vaccinate 35 million children in Java against...

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Hoax Or Higher Power? Sulawesi’s ‘Miracle’ Baby

The small town of Karuen in Enrekang district, South Sulawesi, has been divided this week over the apparent miracle virgin birth of a child to a 19-year-old teenager....

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Not So Tasty Meatballs Shut Down Party After Poisoning Kids

A spate of vomiting an dizzines ended a community party in Suberingin village, South Sumatra, on Monday, May 15, with 13 children suffering food poison after allegedly...

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What Vaccines Should Have Your Extra Attention in Indonesia? (Advertorial)

Most people who come to work and live in Indonesia are advised to have a set of vaccinations on top of the childhood immunizations. The majority of the vaccines will...

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Jakarta’s Pollution May Lead To Low Quality Sperm

Pollution in Jakarta makes the air ‘unhealthy’. Some expert believe it will have an effect on men’s health, potentially leading to low quality sperm.

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Dengue Vaccines. What Is the Situation in Indonesia? (Advertorial)

There is a need for effective preventive interventions against dengue, a disease caused by four viruses, spread by mosquitos. Dengue is very common in Indonesia,...

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Five Things Expats Need to Consider About Healthcare in Indonesia

Here are a few important things you need to know about healthcare in Indonesia before arriving in the archipelago.

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Sensory Integration Disorder: A Misunderstood Form of ADD/ADHD in Children

5-15% of schooling children have difficulties in their sensory regulation to their environment. This means that some children may have more difficulties than others in...

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Traffic Accidents Still Main Cause of Death and Health Problems

A toll road crash in recent weeks demonstrated the lack of discipline of some drivers in Indonesia, as a growing number of traffic accidents have been reported in recent...

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Breaking the Stigma on Mental Illness in Indonesia

The Get Happy Campaign aims to eliminate the stigma and encourage awareness on the country’s mental health problems.

Education Guide 2017

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