Yogyakarta giving men Rp 1 million incentive to undergo vasectomies

No Kartu Jomblo for Yogyakarta, they're spending their resources on preventing overpopulation by giving guys a cash incentive to undergo that operation that they don't even want to think

Health

Indonesian health minister warns country’s smoking epidemic threatens National Health Insurance Program

The health minister said the latest data showed that Indonesia has the highest percentage of male adult smokers of any country in the world at a staggering

Indonesian health minister warns country’s smoking epidemic threatens National Health Insurance Program

Engineer builds & lends incubators to low-income families, saving hundreds of premature babies in Indonesia

"When a mother comes here with her baby and it is in good health, I'm the happiest man in the world," Raldi Artono Koestoer

Engineer builds & lends incubators to low-income families, saving hundreds of premature babies in Indonesia

Smoke alarm: Indonesians take tiny steps against Big Tobacco

Indonesia has one of the highest rates of smoking and is the world's fourth-biggest cigarette producer, mostly of the pungent "kretek" clove and tobacco variety, but parliament...

Smoke alarm: Indonesians take tiny steps against Big Tobacco

Ahok plans to pass decree giving victims of domestic violence access to free medical examinations

Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama is putting together a gubernatorial decree so that the city takes a more proactive approach towards protecting and ensuring...

Ahok plans to pass decree giving victims of domestic violence access to free medical examinations

University says Indonesia’s long awaited MALE birth control pill finally ready for mass production

The pill has been shown to be 99.6% effective in trial studies, and men return to their full, uhm, potency, three days after they stop taking it. If it really ever hits the...

University says Indonesia’s long awaited MALE birth control pill finally ready for mass production

Indonesia eyes decree on tobacco after bill runs into opposition

The country's tobacco industry contributes almost 10 percent to government revenues through

Indonesia eyes decree on tobacco after bill runs into opposition

Indonesia tobacco bill would fire up output despite health fears

Indonesia's parliament has proposed a draft law that could lead to a sharp increase in tobacco output in a country that is already a top producer with one of the heaviest rates of...

Indonesia tobacco bill would fire up output despite health fears

Indonesian students fight back against tobacco industry with #TolakJadiTarget (Refuse To Be a Target) campaign

Really inspiring to see students fighting against their exploitation by the tobacco industry. Really sad that the responsibility falls on them because our government is shamefully...

Indonesian students fight back against tobacco industry with #TolakJadiTarget (Refuse To Be a Target) campaign

Yogyakarta finally passes tougher non-smoking area regulation with Rp 7.5 million fines

Many in Yogyakarta will soon be able to breathe easier thanks to a new smoke-free area regulation that heavily penalizes those who light up in the wrong

Yogyakarta finally passes tougher non-smoking area regulation with Rp 7.5 million fines

Coconuts Jakarta Health

It’s been said that health is a privilege for the wealthy in Jakarta - and there’s certainly some truth in that. The fact of the matter is, the capital’s lower income citizens simply cannot afford medical treatment that’s provided at Jakarta’s top hospitals and medical facilities. Sadly, this has led to many citizens not being able to receive the medical care they desperately need. There has been many occasions in Jakarta - and indeed around Indonesia - when the poor were turned away from hospitals because they don’t have money or their medical plan can’t sufficiently cover their bills. There have been cases where people were simply left to die in Jakarta because of this.