All posts tagged with: health

Young Smokers: Yay or Nay?

Publié 4 septembre 2013 no picture Arya Satya Nugraha

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I wonder why my campus allows students to smoke in the campus area. It just doesn't make any sense how a sacred and honoured institution like university gives permission for student-smokers. Pay a visit to the canteen, you will sense the haze that comes from cigarettes filling the air. There is just a small room left for fresh air. What makes you fit in my campus' canteen? Cigarettes probably do since a lot of people use it to be socially accepted. Hence, no one seems to...


It's This-able!

Publié 10 septembre 2013 Avatar Emilia Siahaan

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It’s This-able! Talking about 'diff-ability' is something that is quite sensitive in our environment. On the other hand, actually we do not need to feel sorry to show our empathy. What matters is that we treat everybody in the same way, that’s how we appreciate each other. Take a look at Mr. Djumono. He is one of the candidates to be one of the members in legislative assembly for West Java province. He is also the only person with diff-ability that goes as the c...


Food for thought

Publié 11 septembre 2013 no picture Pontso SA

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Children who are malnourished or even experiencing short-term hunger have limited capacities to learn. School feeding programs are a way to reduce hunger and improve the nutrition of children so that they are able to concentrate, understand and perform well academically. The meals that they receive at school contribute a great deal to better nourishment, good health and better academic performance for those children and their thinking ability is improved. This also lowers the burde...


Hey, We need Water!

Publié 21 septembre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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Recently, I went through something that was pretty revelatory. I mean, I never understood why some things in terms of global issue prioritization made it first/ over Education. In my opinion, I always thought and always will think that Education comes first. Then, one of my close family members told me that education would rarely ever benefit anyone if they could not go to school because they were too sick. Upon asking the reasons for whatever illness they had acquired, I realized...


Empower Girls Enrich Communities

Publié 8 octobre 2013 no picture Pontso SA

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11 October is referred to as International day for the girl. It is on this day that emphasis should be on empowerment of the girl child. This day is very important to raise awareness on the importance of the developing girl because girls grow up into women. Girls are actually the backbone of societies and countries, hence the saying "give a house to a woman and she will turn it into a home". I believe empowerment for girls means providing access to and facilitating the means of...


Global Handwashing Day 2013! What will you be doing?

Publié 14 octobre 2013 Avatar Francisca Lily

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“Each year, there are 1.7 billion cases of childhood diarrhoea. Diarrhoea may be a minor inconvenience in some places, but in many countries, it kills. But, there is good news! The simple act of handwashing with soap can reduce the risk of diarrheal disease by up to 47%. This is why I’m celebrating Global Handwashing Day. Will you join me?” So tomorrow is Global Handwashing Day 2013! As an Early Childhood Studies student I am constantly surrounded by babies and children...


Some Ways to Deal with Stress

Publié 19 octobre 2013 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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We often lose the time to express ourselves and having fun because a lot of work and many problems in it. Deadlines and all the pressure that comes from the environment also adds the difficulty in ourselves. Those are the things that sometimes cause stress in a person. Stress is a part of the community in productive age, due to many activities that require us to finish it. We've been in a situation where we are supposed to do a lot of activities within a limited time, so we lose th...


Cigarette: Could this be an endless talk?

Publié 26 octobre 2013 Avatar Emilia Siahaan

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Cigarette smoking has become a very popular phenomenon in our environment, especially here, in Indonesia. A source has mentioned that Indonesia is in the third position for the country that has a big amount of smokers, after China and India. There are 97 billion people that have become secondhand smokers because they cannot escape from smoke. However, there are a lot of smokers that smoke in public area which are actually even have the “no smoking” sign. In 2007, there were 426...


Where there is love, there is life.

Publié 30 octobre 2013 no picture BreedCompassion

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I write this blog after the devastating news that Janet, a six- year old little girl, from Manila has passed away. My friend had done some occupational therapy sessions with Janet, and the family treated Janet like she was a precious gem – and that she was. Janet lived in a slum area in Metro Manila. I find myself thinking the same thought process over and over and over. This is so unfair, unjust…NOT RIGHT! WHY?!?! Janet suffered from serious health issues. If she were in the U...


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