Jeslyn Tengkawan

Jeslyn Tengkawan
University of Indonesia | UI · Growth Development Social Pediatrics Division of Child Health Department

Medical Doctor (MD); Master of Public Health (MPH); PgC Pediatrics Leadership Program

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26 Research Items
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Introduction
MD and researcher, passionate in health equity, child health, public health, skin health, music, and apologetics, with moderate teaching experience.
Additional affiliations
October 2020 - May 2021
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Position
  • Research Assistant
September 2020 - May 2021
J.B. Grant Global Health Society
Position
  • Treasurer
May 2019 - July 2019
Alodokter
Position
  • Consultant
Education
July 2020 - May 2021
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Field of study
  • Public Health, Child and Adolescent Health, Health Finance and Management; focus in Health Communication
March 2019 - August 2020
Harvard Medical School
Field of study
  • Pediatrics Leadership Program
February 2015 - April 2017

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Publications (30)
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Background: Since the EWGSOP consensus was established, researchers were easier to create a ‘global map’ of sarcopenia, which revealed prevalence ranging from 5 to 33% in the various regions. Sarcopenia appears to be an age-related phenomenon, exacerbated, by a sedentary lifestyle, nutritional factors, and chronic disease. The objective of this stu...
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Background: Stunting remains a major public health concern in Indonesia despite many interventions. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of interventions in the form of education and demonstration on preparing complementary feeding (CF) to increase knowledge, attitude, and practices (KAP) of CF among parents living in villages with high st...
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The current COVID-19 situation has disrupted routine growth and developmental screening programs for children delivered by the Community Health Centers (Puskesmas). The KUMBANG project aims to provide a ‘new normal’ alternative in screening for children's growth and development by involving medical students and using online platforms. This study ai...
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In the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a lack of consistent guidance despite pressing questions from health professionals regarding how to limit the spread of SARS-CoV-2 while also providing optimal maternal and child health care. In response, the “COVID-19, Maternal and Child Health, and Nutrition” literature repository was assemb...
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Climate and culture within health institutions are strongly determined by healthcare leadership. Studies have shown how workers’ motivations and satisfactions not only improve their performances but also impact quality of care. Every healthcare leader should make reasonable policies that meet population needs and ensure safe, effective and good qua...
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Background: Stunting is a child growth and development disorder that has been one of the nutritional problem in children living in developing countries until now. Maternal factor might be one of the risk factors of stunting. Method: This was an analytical observational study with cross sectional design that aimed to identify the correlation between...
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Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are known for supporting healthcare services in dealing with adverse situations. However, little is known on the contribution of ICTs in a prolonged catastrophic crisis involving a new disease, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. In this study, we carry out an exploratory investigation of which ICTs cont...
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Improper complementary feeding practice practice is one of the problems that often occurs in developing countries. This problem can lead to inadequate nutrient intake, especially protein intake which is associated with physical growth problems in children under five years, including stunting. This study was an observational analytic study with a cr...
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The “triple burden” of aging population, hypertension, and mental health problems making elderly in Asia is more vulnerable. There is evidence of a bidirectional relationship between mental health and hypertension, which results in lower quality of life, lower rate of treatment adherence, and higher mortality among elderly individuals. It is essent...
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Stroke is the primary cause of disability and vascular death worldwide, including Asia. Asian characteristics that differ from the West lead to higher stroke incidence. Stroke epidemiology studies in Asia have shown varying levels of mortality, incidence, prevalence, and burden of disease. Hypertension is the most prevalent risk factor found in Asi...
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To improve the human capacity in West Nusa Tenggara (WNT) province, a community-based intervention called Generasi Emas NTB (GEN) has been implemented in 2014. One of the programs is to ensure children’s nutritional and developmental wellbeing. However, there remains limited information regarding the situation of nutritional and developmental statu...
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Background Stunting is one of the major child public health concerns in Indonesia. West Nusa Tenggara (WNT) province, specifically, is still struggling to reduce its stunting prevalence as it is still higher than the average national prevalence, accounted for 31.4% in 2018. Ensuring knowledge, attitude, and practices (KAP) of complementary feeding...
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Background and Aims: Monitoring child growth, including measurement of weight, height or length, and head circumference, plays an important role in detecting a child’s growth abnormalities and monitoring a child’s nutritional adequacy. This study aimed to measure the completeness of growth chart in maternal and child health handbook (MCHH) and iden...
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Hypertension is an important public health concern. The prevalence keeps increasing, and it is a risk factor for several adverse health outcomes including a decline in cognitive function. Recent data also show that the prevalence of hypertension and age‐related dementia is rising in Asian countries, including in the oldest old group. This study aim...
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Over one‐third of the population in Indonesia has hypertension, almost two‐thirds of treated patients have uncontrolled blood pressure (BP), and the majority of patients with hypertension also have comorbidities. Home BP monitoring (HBPM) is a useful tool for diagnosing and managing hypertension. The use of HBPM is recommended by the latest consens...
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Approximately 365 million people in Asia were classified as elderly in 2017. This number is rising and expected to reach approximately 520 million by 2030. The risk of hypertension and cognitive impairment/dementia increases with age. Recent data also show that the prevalence of hypertension and age‐related dementia are rising in Asian countries. M...

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