Bali Will Be Open for the World in July 2021

With more countries reopening their borders to vaccinated tourists, Indonesia set to mark its return with Bali, one of the country’s destinations that are set to reopen to international travellers by the end of July 2021. It has been frequently hinted by President of Indonesia Joko Widodo and the Governor of Bali, I Wayan Koster. Several […]

Bali as a Favorite Medical Tourism Destination

Medical tourism refers to people traveling abroad to obtain medical treatment. In the past, this usually referred to those who traveled from less-developed countries to major medical centers in highly developed countries for treatment unavailable at home. However, in recent years it may equally refer to those from developed countries who travel to developing countries for […]

Has it been a year without dental appointment? Book Now at Hydromedical

Did you know the most important reason for good oral hygiene has nothing to do with your teeth? Find out how dental hygiene has a profound impact on your entire body. Good Dental Hygiene Keeps Youth Teeth and Gums Healthy Although genetics play a large role in whether you get cavities, regular brushing and preventative […]

Is it Safe to Travel for the Holidays During the Pandemic?

Is it safe to travel for the holidays this year? And perhaps even more critical, should I travel during COVID, even if I technically can? There are plenty of reasons to want to get on the road, whether to celebrate the holidays with family or to simply take a vacation during COVID. In many states, […]

Shocking Facts of the Komodo Dragon VS the Truck

Recently, social media and world news are being enlivened with a photo showing a truck as if it was being stopped by a Komodo dragon. This photo immediately reaped the pros and cons, some criticizes and some supports. The area of ​​Komodo Island is being intensively regulated by the government of President Jokowi. The target […]

How to Stay Away from Rabies in Ubud Monkey Forest

As the centre of traditional Balinese Art and Craft, along with its famous lush greeneries all around, there is no wonder if Ubud has been –and will always be­– one of the main tourist destinations in the island. The green (and yellow when it’s near harvest time) paddy fields and cool, clean air just adds […]

Bali Travelers & Expats, Be Wise as the Coronavirus Arise

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaning they are […]

Rabies Immunoglobulin Vaccination : Indication, dosage, side effect, precaution

Vaccination against rabies is used in two distinct situations: to protect those who are at risk of exposure to rabies, i.e. preexposure vaccination; to prevent the development of clinical rabies after exposure has occurred, usually following the bite of an animal suspected of having rabies, i.e. post-exposure prophylaxis. The vaccines used for pre-exposure and post-exposure […]

Why a Simple, Lifesaving Rabies Shot Can Cost 5000 dollar in Indonesia?

Rabies is a viral infection of the brain that is transmitted by animals and that causes inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. Once the virus reaches the spinal cord and brain, rabies is almost always fatal. The wound from the bite may be painful or numb. Bat bites typically cause no symptoms. Rabies symptoms […]

True or False, Immunoglobulin is Free in Indonesia?

Immunoglobulin therapy, also known as normal human immunoglobulin (NHIG), is the use of a mixture of antibodies (immunoglobulins) to treat a number of health conditions. These conditions include primary immunodeficiency, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, Kawasaki disease, certain cases of HIV/AIDS and measles, Guillain-Barré syndrome, and in certain other infections when a more […]