As their habitat continues to shrink due to deforestation, the indigenous Orang Rimba group becomes more vulnerable, including to threat of the zoonotic malaria. Local authority is looking at One Health as a future solution to prevent outbreak.
Gresi Plasmanto is a journalist who lives in Jambi. He has been a journalist since 2014 and previously was a correspondent for the Antara News' Jambi Bureau. Since July 2019 until now, Gresi has joined Liputan6.com as a correspondent based in Jambi. In addition to writing about environmental issues and indigenous peoples, he is also very interested in covering historical and cultural issues. Currently, Gresi is also active at AJI (Independent Journalists Alliance) and sit as AJI Jambi Secretary.