PREMIUMFrom military to virus outbreak: What sets Terawan apart from predecessors

October 19, 2020 0 Comments

first_img#coronavirus coronavirus Terawan Terawan-Agus-Putranto #Terawan outbreak #outbreak LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Health Minister Terawan Agus Putranto has made headlines in foreign media following his strong reaction to a study by Harvard University researchers that suggested Indonesia might have undetected cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).The minister, the first military doctor to be appointed to the post since the beginning of the Reform Era in 1998, described the report as “insulting” and insisted that the government was “not hiding anything” with regard to the absence of any confirmed cases in the country.Even before his appointment as a minister late last year, Terawan often found himself in the media spotlight at home. Debates that emerged in public ranged from his unconventional “brain-cleaning” treatment for stroke patients — which led to sanctions from the Indonesian Doctors Association’s (IDI) ethics board — to his string of al… Google Topics : Log in with your social account Linkedin Forgot Password ? Facebooklast_img read more