#CondomEmoji: Are urban Indonesians receptive to a social media-based campaign for safer sex?


Abstract Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore participants’ attitudes and receptivity to a #CondomEmoji campaign insofar as investigating whether attitudes and receptivity were important predictors for brand impression and intention to buy. Design/methodology/approach – This study involved 206 research participants who live in Jakarta and Surabaya and who answered online questionnaires to … Continue reading #CondomEmoji: Are urban Indonesians receptive to a social media-based campaign for safer sex?

The Changing Nature of CampusHealth Insurance: Testing Portability Issues of National Health Insurance


Abstract: Before National Health Insurance was implemented, the majority of leading universities in Indonesia already covered their studentswith a health insurance scheme. They managed their own campus health insurance independently. Both National Health Insurance in 2014 and single tuition policy in 2015 brought huge change to campus health insurance. This study aims to analyse students’ … Continue reading The Changing Nature of CampusHealth Insurance: Testing Portability Issues of National Health Insurance

Protecting those who care: The characteristics of occupational Tuberculosis risk in health care workers


Nosocomial TB infection remains an urgent public health problem that requires relentless efforts to overcome. In general, health care workers (HCWs) have a significantly higher risk of suffering from active and latent TB owing to their daily occupational TB risk exposure. The risk is indeed more severe in high TB burden countries, such as Indonesia. … Continue reading Protecting those who care: The characteristics of occupational Tuberculosis risk in health care workers

Urban and rural disparities in hospital utilization among Indonesian adults


Background: Equal access to healthcare facilities, patient’s satisfaction, and respect for the desire of the patient were recognized as the basic principles of each of the health care system. Each person must be given the opportunity to access health services in accordance with the requirements of their health. We aimed to prove the existence of … Continue reading Urban and rural disparities in hospital utilization among Indonesian adults

Do Justice and Trust Affect Acceptability of Indonesian Social Health Insurance Policy? A cross-sectional survey of laypeople and health care workers


AbstractAfter two bills passed in 2004 and 2011, a nation-wide social insurance in Indonesia has formally established. Aiming at a universal health coverage in 2019, the Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN) will cover almost 260 million Indonesians and be one of the biggest single payer national health insurance scheme in the world. Our research attempted to … Continue reading Do Justice and Trust Affect Acceptability of Indonesian Social Health Insurance Policy? A cross-sectional survey of laypeople and health care workers

Indonesia Darurat Kesehatan Mental?


Kasus kematian akibat bunuh diri 17 Maret di Jagakarsa, Jakarta Selatan sejatinya membuka mata kita tentang kondisi kesehatan mental masyarakat Indonesia. Tidak jauh dari pemberitaan tentang itu, kita kembali dibuat terkaget-kaget saat beberapa hari yang lalu koran ini menyajikan berita pendalaman kasus pornografi anak (child pornography) oleh subdit cyber crimeDitreskrimsus Polda Metro Jaya yang menambah jumlah … Continue reading Indonesia Darurat Kesehatan Mental?

Mendorong Komitmen Politik bagi Kesehatan Mental


Peringatan Hari Kesehatan sedunia 7 April kemarin membawa tajuk ‘Depression: Let’s talk,’ memfokuskan perhatian masyarakat dunia pada masalah kesehatan mental, khususnya Depresi. Depresi menjadi sorotan karena menimbulkan beban penyakit yang cukup. Berdasarkan riset Global Health Estimates yang dilakukan oleh World Health Organization (WHO) menyebutkan bahwa Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALY), yakni beban penyakit (burden of … Continue reading Mendorong Komitmen Politik bagi Kesehatan Mental

Isu Kesehatan dalam Kampanye Pilkada


TAK lama lagi Pilkada 2018 digelar secara serentak di 171 daerah di Indonesia. Sebelum hari pemilihan, masa kampanye merupakan momen yang paling menyita perhatian. Pada masa kampanye, kandidat diberi kesempatan untuk menunjukkan gagasan kebijakan dan program. Harapannya, gagasan dan program yang mereka tawarkan bakal menjadi referensi pemilih. Namun, belakangan kampanye acap dicirikan amat negatif, tidak etis, … Continue reading Isu Kesehatan dalam Kampanye Pilkada

Membedah Isu Kesehatan dalam Kampanye Politik Pilpres 2019


Berita yang mendominasi pandangan publik pada sektor kesehatan mendekati pemilu 2019 lebih banyak terkuras pada isu pengelolaan Badan Pengelola Jaminan Sosial Kesehatan yang mengalami defisit arus kas (cashflow) pada tahun 2018 sebesar 16,5 Triliun. Isu ini membuat publik ‘mengabaikan’ isu penting lainnya, seperti rendahnya cakupan vaksinasi MMR di beberapa area di Indonesia akibat isu kehalalan … Continue reading Membedah Isu Kesehatan dalam Kampanye Politik Pilpres 2019