Vol. 5 No. 1 (2024): Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology

This issue encompasses a diverse range of studies focused on health and societal challenges across various communities. It begins with an exploration of the factors influencing the age of marriage among teenagers in Bandar Village, Pacitan Regency, highlighting the significance of reproductive health education. Another study delves into the health habits of mothers and children in coastal areas, revealing the unique challenges they face due to their environment. The issue also features an innovative analysis of fingerprint patterns and digital angles within the Komering population, contributing to the fields of genetics and anthropology. The impact of social media bullying on adolescent mental health is scrutinized, emphasizing the need for protective measures in the digital landscape. Lastly, the socio-cultural factors contributing to the stunting phenomenon in children in Medan City are investigated, showing the complex interplay between nutrition, health practices, and cultural beliefs. Together, these articles provide insightful perspectives on pressing health and social issues, offering valuable contributions to public health discourse and interventions.

Published: 2024-03-31