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Kurnia Ramadhani is a passionate health promoter with over 13 years of experience in both secondary and primary health care. She’s worked in hospitals to manage health services and developed gender equality in health care decision-making. She’s spent recent years improving maternal, adolescent, and child health in her primary health care working area. Free from stunting, maternal and neonatal deaths are her big goals. Kurnia brings a master’s in public health majoring in health promotion from the Universitas Diponegoro at Semarang, Indonesia, and possesses a Bachelor of Public Health from Universitas Airlangga at Surabaya, Indonesia. She now lives in Probolinggo, Indonesia with her husband and two sons. As a ThinkWell fellow, she is working on the project “pregnant women assistance” by the health care to ensure they take vitamins and maintain their health with purposed impacts are mothers without anemia and newborn baby without serious illness. 

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Ichwan has more than 8 years of experience in Logistics and Procurement. He has worked with various organizations funded by government and private agencies. He has been involved in several natural disaster’s emergency response in Indonesia. At ThinkWell, he will work as an Office management Specialist for Health Financing Activity (HFA) project.

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children

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mastered types of cuisine

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motocycles

Anita Damayanti Putri received her Bachelor of Public Health from Universitas Indonesia and her Master of Public Health from Seoul National University. She started her carrier as an enumerator and research assistant at Health Economics and Policy Research Studies.

Prior to ThinkWell, she assisted the Government through National Health Assessment, National Insurance Evaluation, and Health Facility Service Quality Index Measurement Project. Currently, she supports the SP4PHC project to strengthen primary health care services in Indonesia.

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siblings

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languages spoken

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countries visited and more in the future!

Prior to joining ThinkWell, Mutia Astrini Pratiwi was a data analyst consultant involved in health financing programs such as COVID-19’s CBGs, HIV’s strategic health purchasing, and gender-related issues. Pratiwi believes that a well-designed policy should be backed by evidence in the policymaking process to achieve greater outputs. Pratiwi obtained her BSc in Finance from Universitas Gadjah Mada and Erasmus University Rotterdam, and an MPA in Economic Policy from London School of Economics and Political Science. She likes exploring good food vendors and restaurants in the city on the weekends or listening to alternative bands to her relax.

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marathons ran

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books read on my Goodreads’ profile

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Indonesian provinces lived

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countries visited

Dr. Diah Evasari Husnul Khotimah is a medical doctor with vast experience in health economics, health system, health organization, and policy studies. Her works have been presented at the International Health Economics Association World Congress and the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management International Conference and published in Health Behavior Research. She completed her doctoral degree from Penn State University and obtained her master’s degree from three European universities (the University of Deusto, Corvinus University of Budapest, and Vilnius University).

Her dissertation focuses on the impact of the Indonesian National Health Insurance on access to outpatient care, and her master thesis looks at the cost of smoking-related diseases in Indonesia. Most recently, She worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, in the Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research. Prior to that, she was an Engineering and Scientific Intern at the Pennsylvania Department of Health where she was involved in a statewide health assessment. She was also a research assistant at the University of Indonesia in the Center for Health Economics and Policy Studies where she led data collection for cost-effectiveness analysis study on treatment options for chronic kidney diseases and was a media officer for the Center’s advocacy project that aimed to increase the cigarette excise tax. She is a member of the American Academy of Health Behavior and the Indonesian Health Economics Association.

Dr. Husnul Khotimah currently serves as the Health Financing Specialist at ThinkWell in Health Financing Activity (HFA) program. She believes that access to quality health care is a human right and aspires to make it more equitable for the Indonesian people and to contribute to the sustainability of the Indonesian Health Financing System.

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countries visited

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short stories published

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languages spoken at my childhood home

A physician by training, Edward has always been fascinated by the concept of achieving health equity through universal health coverage. His professional experience has seen him providing patient care, researching health impacts using population-level survey, and conducting program implementation. At ThinkWell, Edward works as Medical & Maternal Neonatal Child Health (MNCH) Specialist for the Strategic Purchasing for Primary Health Care project in Indonesia.Prior to joining ThinkWell, Edward worked as program manager in DAI for a MNCH program implemented in several garment factories in Java island, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, United States, where his research primarily focused on novel tobacco products. Edward received his Medical Doctor degree from Universitas Diponegoro and Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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out of 34 provinces in Indonesia visited

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cup of coffee each morning

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countries visited

Iko Safika is a monitoring, evaluation, research, learning, and adaption (MERLA) specialist based in Jakarta, Indonesia with more than 15 years of experience working on public health-related research, monitoring, and evaluation (M&E), program planning, and developments of international donor-funded projects. She holds a Ph.D. degree in public health from the School of Public Health-the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), USA. She also did post-doctoral fellowships at the Survey Research Laboratory-UIC, and The Nossal Institute for Global Health at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She has published several articles on HIV and AIDS’s structural interventions in Indonesia. She has also provided technical assistance to Government of Indonesia personnel to publish three peer-reviewed articles on maternal and neonatal (MNH) risk factors in Indonesia.

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international half marathons ran

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continents visited and counting

At ThinkWell, Trihono serves as Technical Advisor, Health Financing in Indonesia. After receiving his MD, he was posted in Kerkap Health Centre Bengkulu Province and promoted to be the head of health centre division, Bengkulu Provincial Health Office. He’s also served Indonesia’s Ministry of Health, including as the DG of National Institute of Health Research & Development MOH. Most recently, he worked as a consultant in the Ministry of Health’s Health Policy Unit Secretariat General and as a part-time consultant in several projects. He holds Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Public Heath degrees.

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child in family

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balanced relationships with prayer, social service, and the environment

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main activities for research: policy advocacy, sharing with stakeholders, and intervention acceleration

Poppie Saleh started her work at an NGO in Bali in 2010. Since then, she’s worked on projects related to education, permaculture, disaster management and mobile health technology. She has nine years of experience in operations, administration and finance, budgeting, and advocacy. Poppie Joined ThinkWell as an administration and operations specialist in August 2020.

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Red suitcases for traveling

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Times reading The Art of War for Women

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Living in Kerala, India

Sushanty has 24 years of experience. She has implemented projects with the private sector, multi-lateral, and bi-lateral organizations such as USAID, DFID, and UN agencies. In these roles, she has provided technical and project management support to public health, education, gender, and humanitarian programs. She has been associated with many development programs and disaster responses in Indonesia.

Her technical and strategic expertise is in maternal, newborn, child health, and nutrition (MNCHN); education, mobile health technology, family planning; emergency response and recovery; community development; program planning; budgeting; monitoring and evaluation; policy review and advocacy; developing and implementing communication strategies, capacity building; evidence generation; strengthening government systems and programs; organizational development; grant development; and partnership management.

She joined ThinkWell in January 2020 as Senior Operation Specialist in Indonesia.

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plants planted in 2020

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mountains climbed

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name only with no surname

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