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Yudhoyono: 'Performance of 10 ministers not satisfactory' President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has requested his ministers to stay focused on their ministerial programs amid his dissatisfaction with the performance of 10 ministries.

Posted in Polio @ 04 June 2014 18:05 CET by Blog Bot · permalink · 0 reactions


President Yudhoyono calls for cabinet meeting President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono calls for a cabinet meeting here on Wednesday to remind ministers to continue their work until the end of their service time next October 2014, presidential spokesman Julian Aldrin Pasha said.

Posted in Polio @ 04 June 2014 10:31 CET by Blog Bot · permalink · 0 reactions


President Yudhoyono makes working visit to Cilacap President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono left Gambir station by special train at 6.15 on Wednesday morning for a two-day working visit to Cilacap, Central Java. The president this time left for Cilacap without the company of First Lady Ani Yudhoyono who was still sick at Gatot Subroto hospital.

Posted in Polio @ 28 December 2011 13:16 CET by Blog Bot · permalink · 0 reactions


Parliament passes land acquisition bill into law The House of Representatives (DPR) passed the bill on land acquisition for public interests into law at a plenary session here on Friday.

Posted in Polio @ 18 December 2011 01:41 CET by Blog Bot · permalink · 0 reactions


14 minister candidates take medical check up Fourteen minister candidates that were interviewed by president-elect and current president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono took medical tests at the Gatot Subroto Hospital earlier on Sunday. Two other candidates, Hatta Rajasa and Andi Mallarangeng, were not able to undergo the tests because they were still helping Yudhoyono.

Posted in Polio @ 18 October 2009 06:46 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions






Indonesia to launch more polio campaigns in 2006 Indonesia will hold two more nationwide polio vaccination drives in 2006 to try to free its population from the disease, its health minister said on Tuesday, following advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO). Health workers across the world's fourth most populous nation last month vaccinated millions of children for the third time to ward off the crippling disease.

Posted in Polio @ 14 December 2005 07:06 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 1 reaction


Govt launches third nationwide polio campaign Indonesia launched its third nationwide polio immunisation campaign on Wednesday in a bid to stop the crippling disease spreading and will hold at least one more round early next year, the Health Ministry said. Hundreds of thousands of vaccinators will target 24 million children at 250,000 medical posts across the world's largest archipelago on Wednesday.

Posted in Polio @ 30 November 2005 07:10 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


US announces grant to assist Indonesia fight polio outbreak The United States has announced a $US2.5 million grant to help Indonesia fight an outbreak of polio that has infected 269 children since it resurfaced in March. Announcing the aid, US Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt urged Indonesia to carry out another round of nationwide immunisations before the end of the year to halt the spread of the crippling virus.

Posted in Polio @ 18 October 2005 07:08 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Polio vaccination drive largely successful Indonesia's nationwide drive last week to vaccinate about 24 million young children against a spreading polio outbreak was largely successful though some parents continued to resist, health officials said Monday. The Indonesian health ministry reported the campaign had reached 90 percent of children under five years old despite lingering concerns among both parents and medical workers about the safety of the vaccine.

Posted in Polio @ 06 September 2005 07:09 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


UN health agency reports massive polio vaccination campaign With Indonesia's largest recorded polio epidemic now threatening a broad swath of countries across Asia, more than 750,000 vaccinators will fan out across the vast archipelago tomorrow on a two-day campaign to immunize more than 24 million children under the age of five, the United Nations health agency reported today. Indonesia had been polio-free since 1995, but since March, 225 children have been paralyzed, due to a poliovirus imported into the country earlier this year.

Posted in Polio @ 30 August 2005 07:08 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions






Polio vaccination campaign hampered by rumours, ignorance Holding her two-year-old son, Sari listens intently in a ramshackle health clinic as the medical staff assures her and other villagers about the safety of the vaccine being used to fight Indonesia's first polio outbreak in a decade. But the impoverished mother of two remains unconvinced. She hints she will not participate in Tuesday's countrywide immunization campaign because of unfounded rumours that a neighbour's child contracted polio after being given the oral vaccine earlier this year.

Posted in Polio @ 28 August 2005 11:01 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Muslim body supports polio vaccinations Indonesia's top Muslim body gave its seal of approval on Friday to next week's plan by the government to immunise more than 24 million children with polio vaccines next week. The support could dispel any doubts about the vaccines which may deter people from going to immunisation posts in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, following an outbreak of the crippling disease.

Posted in Polio @ 26 August 2005 18:31 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


U.N. warns of possible Indonesia polio epidemic Indonesia's polio outbreak could develop into an epidemic with the onset of the wet season, a U.N. official said on Tuesday, one week before the start of a campaign to vaccinate 24 million children nationwide. Polio returned in May to Indonesia, which had been free of the water-borne disease since 1995.

Posted in Polio @ 24 August 2005 08:58 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Polio cases hit 205 in Indonesia, two in capital Health workers have found 205 children infected with polio in Indonesia since the disease resurfaced this year, and two of the cases are in the densely populated capital Jakarta, officials said on Monday. Polio, a water-borne disease that can cause irreversible paralysis in hours, reemerged in May in the world's fourth most populous country, which had been polio-free since 1995.

Posted in Polio @ 08 August 2005 16:24 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Indonesia's polio outbreak infects over 200 children The number of children affected by the crippling polio virus in an outbreak in Indonesia has risen to 205. The highest number of cases is in West Java province with 54, only one case can be confirmed in the capital, Jakarta. Health officials say a second round of a nationwide anti-polio vaccination campaign had fewer takers because of parents' fears of possible harmful side effects.

Posted in Polio @ 07 August 2005 08:31 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions






Polio toll climbs to 155 in Indonesia Indonesia’s polio toll has climbed to 155, the UN health agency said today, with dozens of new cases reported in the last two weeks. Dr Bardan Jung Rana, a WHO medical officer in Indonesia, said the 33 new cases were all reported in areas already infected with the crippling disease and that the rise has been gradual.

Posted in Polio @ 22 July 2005 19:04 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Wild virus polio appears in Indonesia A case of polio has been found in Indonesia, leading to fears that an outbreak that began in Africa has crossed to Southeast Asia. This is the first case of a wild-virus polio infection in the country in a decade. Experts with the World Health Organization confirmed on Tuesday that an 18-month-old todler in West Java, Indonesia had contracted polio. They warned that several suspected cases in the area are likely to be confirmed as polio over the next days.

Posted in Polio @ 13 July 2005 18:47 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


11 new polio cases found in Indonesia Eleven new cases of polio have been found in Indonesia, putting the total number of the crippling disease to 122, the Indonesian branch of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. Spokesperson Sari Setiogi told Xinhua by telephone that the new cases were found among the blood samples taken from children who had not got immunization.

Posted in Polio @ 07 July 2005 10:52 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Polio outbreak worsens with 11 new cases Indonesian authorities have reported 11 new cases of polio after a house-to-house search for paralysed children, pushing the total in the two-month outbreak to 111, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday. The newest cases all occurred in the province of Banten on the island of Java, the epicentre of the outbreak, said WHO polio spokesman Oliver Rosenbauer, and indicate that disease may have hit harder than authorities thought previously.

Posted in Polio @ 06 July 2005 15:24 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


34 new polio cases in Indonesia for total of 100 The World Health Organization on Tuesday reported 34 new polio cases in Indonesia, bringing the country's known total to 100. One of the new cases was confirmed on Sumatra, which until last week was polio-free.

Posted in Polio @ 05 July 2005 14:37 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Polio update: 1 new case in Lampung On 30 June 2005, 1 new polio case was confirmed in Indonesia, bringing the total number of cases to 66. The new case is the first from Lampung Province on the island of Sumatra. The 3-year old girl had onset of paralysis on 4 June.

Posted in Polio @ 03 July 2005 15:12 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


WHO: 10 more cases of polio in Indonesia Ten more children have contracted polio in Indonesia, bringing the number affected by an outbreak of the paralysing disease to 65, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday. A fresh round of immunisation is being carried out on Tuesday and Wednesday, targeting 6.4 million children in West Java, Banten and Jakarta provinces, the WHO said in a statement.

Posted in Polio @ 28 June 2005 14:59 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


Indonesia's polio cases expected to rise The polio cases in Indonesia is expected to rise from the current number of 46, since many children have not got polio vaccination, a spokesperson of the World Health Organization (WHO) said in Jakarta Thursday. "The increase of polio cases is possible, because the level of vaccination is low in the areas where the polio cases were confirmed," spokesperson of the WHO's Indonesian branch Sari Setiogi told Xinhua.

Posted in Polio @ 17 June 2005 12:57 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 0 reactions


WHO: Indonesia's polio cases rise to 25 Indonesia has reported five new cases of polio, all found in districts different from where the crippling disease was first re-discovered, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday. It said the additional cases brought to 25 the number of confirmed cases in Indonesia, which has been taking steps to fight its first polio outbreak in a decade.

Posted in Polio @ 08 June 2005 13:11 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Indonesia confirms more polio cases Indonesia has confirmed four more cases of polio, with 20 children infected with the disease in the country's first outbreak in a decade. The cases were confirmed yesterday, almost a week after Indonesia carried out a huge vaccination program aimed at reaching 6.4 million children under five in two days in an effort to contain the spread of the crippling virus.

Posted in Polio @ 07 June 2005 07:56 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Door-to-door vaccination reaches more under-fives Although many parents were reportedly reluctant to bring their under-fives for polio vaccination on Tuesday, the administration said on Wednesday that the number of babies vaccinated was much higher than its initial estimate.

Posted in Polio @ 02 June 2005 11:44 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Indonesia to vaccinate 6.4m children for polio Mothers carrying babies and dragging toddlers by the hand flocked to clinics yesterday as Indonesia launched a massive polio vaccination drive to halt an outbreak of the disease that has crippled 16 children.

Posted in Polio @ 01 June 2005 07:06 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Polio returns to remote villages in Indonesia Big tears stream down Siti Fauziah's cheeks as she snuggles her doll and buries her face into her mother's shoulder. She's lost her balance and fallen again, as the 4-year-old learns what it means to live with polio.

Posted in Polio @ 29 May 2005 12:07 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


WHO: Polio spreads in Yemen, Indonesia A polio outbreak raging through Yemen has paralysed 108 children and the number of confirmed cases in Indonesia has risen to 14, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday.

Posted in Polio @ 25 May 2005 07:03 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Indonesia polio outbreak nearly contained: officials Indonesia has nearly contained its first polio outbreak in a decade because of fast action in vaccinating children in affected areas and a willingness to seek international help, health officials said on Monday.

Posted in Polio @ 17 May 2005 07:10 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Indonesia polio cases hit 8, one treated in Jakarta Indonesia has detected two new polio cases, bringing the total number of infected patients in the country's first outbreak of the crippling disease in a decade to eight children, a senior health official said on Saturday. All cases so far come from villages near the West Java city of Sukabumi, but one of them is now being treated in a Jakarta hospital.

Posted in Polio @ 14 May 2005 09:33 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Polio spreads with three new cases Indonesia struggled on Thursday to contain its first polio outbreak in a decade, diagnosing three more infants struck by the crippling virus in the province of West Java, bringing the total to five in a month. The babies, from four neighbouring villages, suffered from paralysis -- a symptom of the virus that mainly strikes children under the age of five and can cause irreversible paralysis, deformation and sometimes death.

Posted in Polio @ 05 May 2005 00:01 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Indonesia confirms new polio cases A second case of polio has been confirmed in Indonesia following the detection of a strain of the crippling virus believed to have originated from Africa, health authorities said today. An 18-month-old boy and a 20-month-old girl are now known to have contracted the disease in the same district of Java island, said Umar Fahmi Achmadi, the health ministry's head of communicable diseases.

Posted in Polio @ 04 May 2005 00:02 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


Indonesia to vaccinate five million children in polio scare Indonesia has launched a massive vaccination campaign expected to reach more than five million children after detecting its first case of polio in a decade. A 20-month-old girl was diagnosed with polio on April 21 and authorities believe she came in contact with a migrant worker or tourist who had contracted the disease while outside the country.

Posted in Polio @ 03 May 2005 00:02 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions


African polio found in Indonesia Medics said today they had detected a case of the crippling polio virus in Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, indicating that an outbreak rooted in Africa has leapt the Indian Ocean.

Posted in Polio @ 03 May 2005 00:01 CET by Jeroen · permalink · 2 reactions
    
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