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Running in style

Running in style

A new bug for running points toward a new politics of lifestyle

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Dying for nothing

Dying for nothing

Special Autonomy has crippled health services in the Papuan Highlands

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Photo essay: Positive is negative

Photo essay: Positive is negative

HIV/AIDS is posing an ever greater threat to the health and welfare of people in the highlands of Papua

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Lives endangered

Lives endangered

Three stories of people with HIV/AIDS in the central highlands of Papua show that both the government and community have a long way to go in confronting this major epidemic

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A mysterious illness

A mysterious illness

Panas dalam can kill, but it can also be cured by a phone call

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Land of ghosts

Land of ghosts

Papua’s rural lowlands are being transformed by an encroaching global economy, but what happens to the people there is an open question

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More than a fatal attraction

More than a fatal attraction

Outsiders see arak consumption as a highly dangerous activity, but arak plays an important role in Balinese society

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The middle of nowhere

The middle of nowhere

Highland communities in Papua are demanding access to services, but there is a limit to what can be offered in the most remote settlements

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A new model for mental health care?

A new model for mental health care?

Mental health services have been seriously neglected in Indonesia, but emergency responses to the Aceh tsunami and conflict have led to new ways of thinking

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Medicine for a sick system

Medicine for a sick system

Healthcare in Indonesia suffers from many chronic problems that only healthier politics can cure

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Where there’s smoke, there’s politics

Where there’s smoke, there’s politics

Campaigns against smoking are finally gaining ground, but the tobacco lobby is fighting back

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Disease control in democratic Indonesia

Disease control in democratic Indonesia

As infectious diseases spread, strategic governance becomes ever more important

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Ignorance that kills

Ignorance that kills

Many Indonesian women face great difficulties in accessing safe terminations of unwanted pregnancies

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Traveling for a cure

Traveling for a cure

Rebuilding trust in doctors will be an important part of Aceh’s post-conflict recovery

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A healthcare revolution in the regions

A healthcare revolution in the regions

Regional governments around Indonesia are devising new and ambitious free healthcare schemes for their electorates, but to what end?

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The triumph of jamu

The triumph of jamu

European interest in Indonesian traditional healing has had its ups and downs, but in Java jamu reigns supreme, as it has for a long, long time

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Charting Indonesia's health

Charting Indonesia's health

Systematic research paves the way for better strategies to improve health outcomes

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A terrible legacy

A terrible legacy

Indonesian doctors have been persecuted for providing safe abortions for almost a century

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Supporting mothers-to-be

Supporting mothers-to-be

Community facilitators improve maternal and child health in Lombok

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Doctors in training

Doctors in training
 

Better assessment could provide the answer to problems caused by the rapid expansion of places available in Indonesian public medical schools

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