Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals


“Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being at all ages is essential to sustainable development. There is an urgent need to fully eradicate a wide range of diseases and address many different persistent and emerging health issues. We are exploring how universities deal with specific conditions and diseases, and support their community.”
(THE Impact Rankings)

Collaborations and Health Services

ITS – Unair Develop Portable Audiometry Device for RSUD dr Soetomo


The percentage of people with hearing loss in Indonesia continues to increase. However, the examination room facilities, experts, and available tools are minimal. Therefore, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, together with Airlangga University (Unair) and RSUD Dr. Soetomo, developed an Audiometry hearing examination tool that is portable and by health standards. Initiated by the Vibration and Acoustic Laboratory (Vibrastik) of the Department of Engineering Physics ITS and funded by the Education Fund Management Institution (LPDP), this audiometry tool was developed to monitor a person’s hearing level to be classified as a subject with hearing loss or normal hearing. This hearing measurement tool is also designed to be user-friendly so that it can be used independently by patients.

Source: Kominfo Jatim (2022)

Preventing the Spread of Covid-19, ITS Hands over CoFilm+ Antivirus Coating to Regional Public Hospital (RSUA)


The COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia is still spreading and mutating until it is nearing the peak of the third wave caused by the omicron variant virus. To support efforts to prevent its wider spread, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) officially handed over CoFilm+ antivirus coating paint and sticker innovation products to the Airlangga University Hospital (RSUA). CoFilm+ coating was carried out by covering parts that have the potential to be a place for the transmission of viruses and bacteria, such as railing beds, safety grabs, water faucets, doorknobs, chair handles, tables, and others. A total of 40 rooms and more than 952 items at the RSUA have been protected, such as the emergency room, ICU, inpatient room, lobby, poly room, and health worker room (nakes). Furthermore, this copper technology was chosen as the primary technique as the active ingredient because it is easy to kill viruses and other harmful microorganisms.

HMTKI ITS Organizes Health Checks to Prepare for the World of Work


Excellent health is one of the crucial criteria in the world of work. Preparing students’ health conditions early on, the Student Association of the Department of Industrial Chemical Engineering (HMTKI) of the Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) held Healthy From Akesma (HFA) 2022 activities which presented health seminars to health checks. Taking place in Theater A, this year is the first time HFA has been held offline after the pandemic. After the last two years of activities only in the form of health webinars, HFA is again organizing general health checks in collaboration with the Surabaya Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) and the ITS PMI Volunteer Corps (KSR). Health checks include blood pressure, blood sugar content, uric acid, and cholesterol. Spend 45 thousand rupiah, and students will get the examination results directly. They also had the opportunity to consult regarding the results of the examination.

ITS Abmas Empowers Communities through the Development of Four Aspects


Excellent human resources are an essential aspect of the growth of the nation. Realizing this, the Community Service (Abmas) team of the Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) moved to empower the people of Kalisari Village, Mulyorejo District, Surabaya, in education, economy, health, and environment. During the two-month service period, they invited children to get used to washing hands and brushing their teeth with the proper steps. Living on the banks of a river that is quite a slum due to pollutants, the Abmas team from the Department of Industrial Chemical Engineering also invited children to decorate trash cans using colourful paints. Completing all aspects of community empowerment, the ITS Abmas team also tried to maximize the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) of Kalisari Village by emphasizing business identity, starting from updating the packaging and logo of business products with attractive designs to providing ordering contact information.

ITS Abmas Team Designs Digitazion Tool to Integrate Anthropometric Data


Basic anthropometric measurements of infants usually carried out in several health centers still use conventional methods. To improve the efficiency of measurement and data collection, the Community Service Real Work Lecture (KKN Abmas) team from Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) designed an essential anthropometric measuring instrument for babies automatically. The activity of the ITS KKN Abmas team was implemented at the Bluluk Health Center, Lamongan. At the Puskesmas, the measurements’ results have yet to be compiled in a digital database. From these weaknesses, the KKN team created an essential anthropometric measuring instrument for babies with a digital feature called the Multiple Function Box. The device has a model and can function as a baby bed. The installed features include performing basic anthropometric measurements of babies with all four variables simultaneously and monitoring the measurement results through the Android application.

ITS Priority Abmas Designs Innovation for the Fake Thousand Hands Movement


The Fake Thousand Hands Movement is an effort that ITS lecturers jointly initiated by paying attention to developing unique innovations for people with disabilities. The development of this work is carried out by the abilities of the academic community and the general public, such as making donations, helping to print with 3D printers, providing information on the whereabouts of friends with disabilities, assisting with documentation, helping to measure, and donating materials. Through the slogan, “I Can’t…But We Can, Ayo Gotong Royong”, the Fake Thousand Hands Movement is also expected to achieve the SDGs target by moving the wheels of the community’s economy.

Sports and Recreations


Open Booking for Sport Facilities at ITS


Other than academics, ITS also shows its dedication to sports development. Students are encouraged to engage in independent sports activities, fostering a sense of freedom in their choices. Special units are established to enhance students’ potential, actively scouting for talented individuals who could be groomed for local and national competitions. The university provides excellent support for sports enthusiasts, offering hard courts for games such as football, futsal, and basketball. Moreover, there are dedicated courts for shuttle badminton and tennis. Indoor facilities cater to badminton enthusiasts. Those holding membership cards can access these courts for regular workouts, and it is highly recommended to book in advance for occasional use. Both outdoor and indoor courts are available, ensuring a comprehensive space for sports and recreational activities.


Creating a Sexual Violence-Free Environment, ITS Encourages Workshops


Educational institutions should create a learning environment that is safe and free from sexual violence. For this reason, the Directorate of Student Affairs of the Sepuluh November Institute of Technology (Ditmawa ITS), together with the ITS Task Force for the Prevention and Handling of Sexual Violence (PPKS Task Force), promoted a workshop entitled Recognize and Prevent Sexual Violence on the ITS Campus. Speakers in this workshop explained that nine forms of repetitive sexual violence often occur in Indonesia. Among others are physical, sexual harassment, non-physical sexual harassment, sexual slavery, electronic-based sexual violence, forced contraception, forced sterilization, forced marriage, sexual torture, and sexual exploitation. Sexual violence does not only occur to women but also to men.

Medical Center ITS


As a higher education institution, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) provides healthcare services, including students’ access to sexual and reproductive education and information. The students’ unions also hold the socialization of healthcare education to raise awareness about healthcare issues for the campus community.

Medical Center ITS


Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Medical Center provides health services as the manifestation of ITS concern for the health of students, lecturers, employees, families, and communities around the campus. ITS Medical Center was established in 2006 and currently has seven services, including consultation service of mental health support. Easy, convenient, and free is the Mental Health Consultation Services motto provided at ITS Medical Center. For ITS students, the registration only requires their Student Identity Card. The psychologist who handles this service is professional and friendly in the consultation session. Moreover, confidentiality about the identity of visitors will also be fully guaranteed.




Mental Health Support


Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) is actively addressing mental health issues within its community. Through student initiatives like the “Helping People with Mental Disorders” program, mental health awareness is promoted. The university also conducts webinars like the “Gentle GenBI ITS Mental Health Webinar” to provide education and support. ITS ensures access to mental health resources, including free support, by organizing events and webinars facilitating discussions on mental health topics. Furthermore, ITS promotes good mental health practices among students and staff by engaging in proactive initiatives, creating a supportive environment for mental well-being within the institution.

Rector Statement Letter to ITS’ Commitment on Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)


Rector Statement Letter to ITS’ Commitment on Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Chapter 3 Item G Page 3 explained that ITS Campus is categorized as “smoke-free” area.



Regulation of ITS Rector No. 15 of 2019 Concerning Student Code of Ethics, Specifically in Chapter XIV (Prohibition) Item M (Page 7)


ITS has a “smoke-free policy”. Policy related to smoking prohibition in the campus environment is also written in Rector’s Regulation No. 15 of 2019 concerning the Student Code of Ethics, specifically in Chapter XIV (Prohibition) item M (page 7).


Regulation of Local Government of Surabaya No. 2 of 2019 Concerning No-Smoking Areas and a Fine of IDR 250,000 for Smokers in Campus


Policy related to smoking prohibition in the campus environment is written in Rector’s Regulation No. 15 of 2019 concerning the Student Code of Ethics, specifically in Chapter XIV (Prohibition) item m (page 7). Moreover, the policy is in line with the Regulation of Local Government of Surabaya No. 2 of 2019 concerning No-Smoking Areas and a fine of IDR 250,000 for smokers in campus.



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Sustainable Development Goals > SDG 3