FK-KMK UGM. The nine delegates from Myanmar visit FK-KMK UGM today (15/1) aimed at adapting the best practices in education and research methods developed by FK-KMK UGM. The delegates comprises of the officials from Ministry of Health and Sports; professors and lecturers from University of Public Health, Yangon. “We would like to get best practices on surveillance and teaching methods; quality of health education system in order to improve the quality of human resources of health. It is perfectly supported by the Ministry of Health and Sports,” explained Prof Anil Krishna who initiated this benchmarking visit program.
FK-KMK UGM. Air pollution is evident to be one of the main causes of illness and death, which essentially can be can be avoided globally. About 4.3 million deaths per year in developing countries are associated with exposure of household air pollution (indoor). While more than 3.7 million deaths per year attributed to outdoor air pollution. Those evidence is clearly stated by Marianne van Elteren, Ph.D from VUmc Amsterdam on a joint lecture (Tuesday 18/12) focusing on Health and Environment at the Postgraduate Building FK-KMK UGM. “The exposure to household air pollution drive so many serious health cases such as acute respiratory illnesses in children, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, not to mention heart disease or strokes,” she said. Elteren added that more than half of deaths from pneumonia in children aged 5 years-old can indeed be attributed to the exposure of household air pollution that are very dangerous to the health of children.
FK-KMK UGM. Mucosa is a tissue which covers all the cavity inside our body such as in the digestion system, respiration system and reproduction system. Even though located inside the body, mucosa is susceptible to microbe or any outside disease cause such as from food or air consumption. Mucosa immune system has a specific function which can be used for protecting body from infection. However, some kinds of microbe still can infect our body if our immune system was not strong enough. Most of infection disease such as influenza, tuberculosis, leprosy, diarrhea, worm infection and fungus until HIV-AIDS use mucosa as the entrance-way for the microbe. Infection through mucosa can also enter the bloodstream and become the systemic infection that threatens life.
FK-KMK UGM. Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing Universitas Gadjah Mada hosted the second “Jogja International Cardiovascular Topic Series (JINCARTOS)” symposium with the theme Cardiovascular Topic Series. “Through this forum we expect that we can share knowledge or opportunity of new research. Heart disease still being a threat to Indonesia. Taking care of health and vitality by not smoking, avoid stress, having good nutrition and increasing physical activity become a good way to reduce the risk of heart disease. Healthy lifestyle is important,” said The Dean of FK-KMK UGM, Prof. dr. Ova Emilia, M.Med.Ed., Ph.D., Thursday (6/9) while opens the symposium event at the Auditorium.
“Natural disaster management is the main responsibility of the state and all of us to immediately carry out disaster risk management. As stated by WHO that the preparation of disaster management is very important to do, “said Dean Professor Ova Emilia on Monday (9/9) when opening the 2018 Summer Course on “Gender and Vulnerability in Disaster Risk Reduction Support”. This course can improve students capacity and competence within interdisciplinary field of disaster management. “I believe that all of 30 students participants who came from Japan; Taiwan; Yunani and also Indonesia will be the next generation of disaster management teams. Welcome to the whole series of activities, ” remarked Prof. Ova Emilia.
This a-two week course is organized by FK-KMK UGM in collaboration with Kobe University, Japan. “Through a multidisciplinary approach, it is expected that all participants will be able to learn comprehensively in conducting disaster management. To deepen participants’ knowledge, this activity does not only take place in class. Participants will also join in several field trips to the beaches of Kwaru-Bantul and to mount Merapi, “explained the committee chairman, Mellyza Perdana S.Kep., Ns., MS. (Wiwin/IRO_interpreted by \sari)
FK-KMK UGM. According to WHO, palliative nursing is an approach can lead to an improvement healthier lifestyle of patients and their families who face problems related to life-threatening diseases. These efforts are implemented in the form of preventive and eliminated measures through early identification and orderly assessment in handling of pain and other problems of physical, psychosocial, and spiritual. At this stage, the hospital acts as a place for palliative care, especially for patients who must get a strict supervision, special measures, or special equipment.