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