Dec 09, 2022 Last Updated 6:29 AM, Nov 29, 2022

Health

Ignorance that kills

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

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?

Medicine for a sick system

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

Where there’s smoke, there’s politics

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

A terrible legacy

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

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

Expectant fathers

Men should be more involved in maternal and newborn health care

Supporting mothers-to-be

Community facilitators improve maternal and child health in Lombok

Charting Indonesia's health

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

Doctors in training

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

The addiction cycle

Photo-essay: Drug users in Jakarta are trapped in a deadly equation

The right to choose

Indonesian activists keep fighting to have abortion decriminalised

Ponari and the sorcerer's stone

A little boy’s miracle-working throws light on the workings of the Indonesian state and the hunger for salvation amongst ordinary people

No positive news

People living with HIV face corruption and incompetence in the health system

Staying clean

Drug rehabilitation in Indonesia

Papuan romance

New norms about love and marriage alter the rules for the young

West Papua: Inside Indonesia?

This edition of Inside Indonesia marks an important anniversary, and explores the multiple faces of Indonesian Papua today

Brothers in arms

Papuan footballers score goals against HIV.

Underground and at risk

Men who have sex with men in urban Papua.

Buffalo-induced malaria

An Indonesian medical doctor reflects on rural health practices

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