Presenting “Si Ana” (Say No to Anemia) application, FKM students win second place in LKTI National

UNAIR NEWS – One of Airlangga Knights achieved in the national event. Ulfah Mu’amarotul Hikmah, together with Alya Pradnyaparamita from Faculty of Public Health (FKM) Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) won second place in National National Scientific Writing Competition (LKTI) Research 2020, which was announced on Sunday, September 13. Various universities in Indonesia attended the the event…

Anemia increases risk of death in Covid-19 sufferers, expert say

UNAIR NEWS – During Covid-19 pandemic, the public is getting more worried about various diseases, including anemia. So is Covid-19 related to anemia or vice versa? A lecturer of Faculty of Public Health (FKM) Universitas Airlangga Dr. M. Atoillah Isfandiari, dr., M.Kes confirmed this. He said anemia could be caused by Covid-19.

Anemic and malnourished children vulnerable to Covid-19

UNAIR NEWS – Anemia is one of the biggest contributors to various diseases globally. Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that 1.62 billion people or 24.8 percent of the global population suffer from anemia. Surprisingly, almost half were known to be children, followed by pregnant women.