SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being
UGM is providing free breakfast for its students during semester exams.
The UGM Faculty of Cultural Sciences organized Culture Day to strengthen the bonds among educators, non-teaching staff, and students within the faculty.
The UGM Faculty of Pharmacy launched the Digital Jamu Literacy application on Tuesday (November 14). Developed in collaboration with the Yogyakarta Health Office, this application is designed to support health transformation in the country through the digitization of traditional jamu or herbal medicine.
A total of 88 students, consisting of 43 UGM students and 45 international students, participated in a summer course organized by UGM from November 6 to 17. The chosen theme for the summer course on precision medicine aims to introduce future healthcare professionals to the importance of treating patients using specific patient data, including genetic […].
Susmitha Oliviani Cahyaningrum, a student at the UGM Faculty of Animal Science, has been selected as the Best Researcher in the Indofood Riset Nugraha (IRN) Program for 2022-2023. Cahyaningrum emerged as the winner after competing with 65 students from 39 universities in Indonesia.
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.
The village grant team from the UGM Center for Disaster Studies installed an early warning system (EWS) in Sompok Hamlet, Bantul. In addition to the installation, the UGM team also had the opportunity to provide explanations and counseling regarding various devices that would be used.
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.
UGM students provide assistance and education for children in Sosrowijayan Village. This initiative aims to support the realization of a child-friendly village in Sosrowijayan, located in a densely populated urban area and close to the red-light district of Pasar Kembang (Sarkem) in Yogyakarta.
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 […].
Who doesn’t feel uncomfortable wearing a jacket while driving in the scorching sun? Or, during rain or cold weather, you still feel cold despite wearing a jacket. Now, you don’t have to worry anymore because five UGM students have created a jacket that can automatically adjust the temperature to match the body temperature with the […].
Professor Alim Isnansetyo of UGM has been honored with the Academic Leader Award in the maritime field by the Directorate General of Research and Technology, Ministry of Education.
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.
Driven by concern for the accumulation of organic waste, Rachael Tiono and her colleagues from the UGM Faculty of Dentistry processed peels from fruits and plants such as baby pacitan orange peel, horn banana peel, red dragon fruit peel, honeydew melon peel, and lemongrass leaves, into eco-enzymes for mouth ulcer medication.
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.
The UGM Faculty of Animal Science, in collaboration with Global Food Partners (GFP) and PT Lion Super Indo, conducted Cage-Free Eggs System Training in Yogyakarta. The three-day training, held from November 3 to 5, 2023, took place at the Faculty of Animal Science and the International Training Center Cage-Free Innovation and Welfare Hub owned by […].
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 […].
A team of lecturers from Universitas Gadjah Mada, in collaboration with the Universitas Jenderal Achmad Yani Yogyakarta (Unjaya) team, is conducting prevention and handling activities for stunting cases in Sumberwungu Village, Gunungkidul. Empowering the community in stunting management is achieved by applying appropriate technology to support food and health resilience programs. This service activity is […].
Detergent is a commonly used product by people to clean clothes, shoes, and other items in their daily lives.
A total of 700 participants participated in a health walk organized by the UGM Employee Corps (Korpagama) on Saturday, October 28.
Since 2020, UGM has been researching the development of area-based organic agriculture in Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta. This research has produced several outcomes, including a model of sustainable agricultural governance and a Sleman Regent Regulation on the Development of Area-Based Organic Agriculture.
A team of UGM students called ESSEL has launched a sexual education program for students with hearing impairments using a social-emotional learning approach.
The Ministry of National Development Planning stated that between 2010 and 2023, 20% of food waste in Indonesia originated from fruits. As a result, farmers in Indonesia often face losses because they are unable to sell their harvests, either due to surplus produce or the short shelf life of fruits. Additionally, the 2021 report from […].
Mental health and modern technology are two inseparable components of today’s society. While the proliferation of technological advancements often generates various debates, it’s undeniable that technology has transformed the face of modern society.
The prevalence of chronic kidney failure (CKF) in Indonesia is quite alarming.
Students from Universitas Gadjah Mada participating in the Student Creativity Program in Entrepreneurship successfully developed a product named Herbaseed, a comprehensive educational kit for practical and educational herbal plant cultivation at home. Led by Fauzela Azira Ainaya (Biology), the team included Irma Khamidatus (Vocational College), Monica Margareta Periahkenukur (Pharmacy), Prasetyo Edi Pamungkas (Vocational College), and […].
Salmonellosis remains a global health concern. According to WHO, Salmonella bacteria, the cause of Salmonellosis, is one of the four global causes of diarrheal disease. Salmonellosis results not only in diarrhea but also in severe invasive infections such as bacteremia and meningitis, particularly in at-risk groups such as children, pregnant women, the elderly, and immunocompromised […].
Five UGM students have produced the MAHEZZA puzzle as part of an effort to address mental health issues in Indonesia. The UGM team consists of Yovanti Trifa Mivea, Ahmad Taufiq (Electronics and Instrumentation 2021), Apriana Vika Vikanbara (Management 2021), Muhammad Rizqi (Information Technology 2021), and Hemalia Happy Virginia Koeswardani (Psychology 2021).