Doping, a performance-enhancing stimulant, comes in various forms, like medications, supplements, and hormones. The use of doping has tarnished the titles of many athletes, leading to sanctions like the Indonesian team’s flag prohibition at the 2021 Thomas Cup because the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) banned the Indonesian team from hoisting the flag as a sanction […].
Did you know that household wastewater holds valuable clues? Researchers at the Center for Child Health Studies (PKKA-PRO), Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, UGM, have uncovered this hidden potential.
Malaria remains a persistent threat to Indonesian communities as an endemic disease.
Dr. Muhammad Bayu Sasongko, MD, has been officially inaugurated as a full professor in ophthalmic health sciences at the UGM Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing.
The Center for Tropical Medicine at the UGM Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing hosted a seminar centered around Wolbachia-infused mosquitoes on Thursday, Nov.
Professor Adi Utarini, the lead researcher at the World Mosquito Program (WMP) Yogyakarta, emphasized that the research on Wolbachia-infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes has received recognition and support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI).
Yogyakarta has become the first city in Indonesia to implement Wolbachia-infected mosquito technology to control dengue fever (DF). Since the inception of this program in 2016, the number of DF cases in Yogyakarta has gradually decreased, reaching its lowest point in 2023 at 67 cases.
UGM students have developed an early detection tool for stunting based on artificial intelligence (AI). The stunting detection tool, named Electronic Stunting Detection System (ESDS), is designed to be integrated with an information system and a smartphone application.
The livestock and agriculture industry contributed IDR 1,672.25 trillion, 9.9% of Indonesia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2021. However, according to data from the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture crisis center, until October 15, 2023, there were 615,444 cases of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in livestock in 27 out of 38 provinces in Indonesia. This […].
The World Mosquito Program (WMP) Yogyakarta plans to release millions of Wolbachia mosquito eggs in Buleleng Regency and Denpasar City, Bali, to anticipate the spread of dengue hemorrhagic fever during the upcoming rainy season. However, the plan to release Wolbachia mosquito eggs has been postponed due to public concerns about potential health effects on the […].
According to the International Diabetes Federation (2021), Indonesia ranks second with the highest number of hyperglycemia sufferers, reaching 19.5 million.
A team of UGM students has developed an innovative pill capsule product specifically designed for cats to facilitate the administration of solid medications. Named Medi-Caps, these capsules are made from safe and pet-friendly materials, designed to reduce the risk of allergic reactions in cats and ensure the safety of long-term use.
Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) received the National Work Award in the Researcher category on the 2023 National Health Day. This award further complements the National Work Awards that UGM has received in previous years, solidifying UGM’s presence as a university excelling in the innovation of health tools. The Ministry of Health presented the award during […].
The SENYUMIN application by the UGM Vocational College recently received the award for the best innovation at the Jakarta Innovation Awards (JIA) 2023, organized by the Regional Development Planning Agency of Jakarta in September 2023.
A team of five UGM students has developed an herbal mouthwash innovation using breadfruit leaves. This innovation began with an in-depth study of breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis), a plant commonly found in tropical regions, especially in Asia.
Five UGM students in the Student Creativity Program have developed an all-in-one herbal-based healthcare application to strengthen family health resilience after the pandemic. The application, named Herbacare, can detect the nearest TCAM (traditional, complementary alternative medicine) service providers and enables appointments with physicians, medical specialists, and traditional healthcare experts.
Five UGM students have successfully concocted a balm for healing wounds and, as an antiseptic, Tamarinda Balm, using tamarind leaves (Tamarindus indica).
A team of UGM students has developed a mobile application called “Gigi Kecil,” which features real-time dental caries detection using AI, augmented reality-based educational games, and a free consultation with professional dentists for children.
The Vice Dean for Research and Development of the UGM Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, Dr. Lina Choridah, MD, stated that there is a gap regarding healthcare products in society today. The gap between academics and industry often leads to innovative ideas from professors or students stopping at the prototype stage.
Dr. Antonia Morita Iswari Saktiawati, MD, and Agnes Rosarina Prita Sari, MD, from the UGM Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing were selected as young scientist delegates to the 72nd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany from June 25th to June 30th, 2023. The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings bring together Nobel laureates and young […].
The UGM Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing (FK-KMK) collaborated with the Faculty of Medicine of Pattimura University in the “Festival Pascasarjana FK-KMK UGM” series on Saturday (23/6).
Adhitya Latif Prahesta, a Public Sector Accounting student at UGM Vocational College, has created a website to support the acceleration of stunting reduction, called grebek.org.
A Master of Public Health student at the UGM Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, Listi Sukmawati, has created a cane sugar substitute made from cassava and produced by adding 100% natural enzymes.