Policy Brief | Civil Society Participation Determines The Success of Health Promotion Efforts

By: Dwi Yunita Prismawati – PATTIRO Semarang Activist Lack of public participation in conducting health promotion results in the ineffective disease prevention efforts. All this time, there are only some small groups involved. Those groups will do this promotion only when they get an instruction and is dominated by women. The government has created a

Annotation of Law Number 6 Year 2014 on Village Book

Annotation is a record made to explain, comment on, or criticize laws or regulations, as well as to reveal the facts of how certain laws established by the Parliament and the government and other related parties, as well as the facts of how to properly interpreted and applied the laws. PATTIRO creates this annotation of Village Law to documenting

Budget Analysis Maternal and Neo-Natal Health in Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB)

A. SNAPSHOT OF Maternal Mortality Rates (MMR) / Infant Mortality Rates (IMR) IN NTB PROVINCE 1. Infant Mortality Trend Rates of Infant Mortality (IMR) in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) during the period of 2009-2011 have experienced an increase. In 2009, IMR in NTB province were 176/1000 live births and in 2010 this only experienced a

Extracts from Experiences of the Implementation of GRPB Policy at the Local Level

I. INTRODUCTION In the last few years, the application of a gender-responsive planning and budgeting (GRPB) policy has strengthened the implementation of a gender mainstreaming strategy in development at the local level. There is a variation of progress between local regions in the implementation of GRPB policy to support gender equality and fairness. Experiences of

Fostering Genuine Participation: Lesson Learnt from Citizen Engagement in Transparency for Development (T4D) Pilot Project

Executive Summary One of the biggest health challenges in Indonesia is maternal and newborn health. Child mortality rates in poor peri-urban areas are much higher than the urban average. A 2012 study by UNICEF found that child mortality rates are five times higher in Jabodetabek’s poor peri-urban sub-districts. As the nearest peri-urban area to Jakarta,