Senior Analyst, currently working in Indonesia
Halimah Mardani has 10 years of experience in health insurance, health economics, and health financing and policy. She is interested in health and development particularly because Indonesia started its universal health coverage program in 2014. She believes that this program will support Indonesia’s health system and it will increase human development now and in the future. She received a bachelor’s in public health from the University of Indonesia in 2011 and an MSc in health economics from University of York in 2017.
Previously, she worked as data analyst within the Health Working Group at the Indonesian government’s National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction. She also worked as a researcher at the Office of the Vice President. At ThinkWell, she supports the Strategic Purchasing for Primary Health Care (SP4PHC) project, which aims to strengthen primary health care services, especially for maternal and newborn health (MNH) and family planning. Halimah joined ThinkWell in Indonesia as a health financing and policy specialist and now serves as a senior analyst. As part of her role, she conducts analyses on strategic purchasing for primary health care, provides technical inputs, helps develop a private sector engagement strategy, and develops and maintains strong working relations with technical and management units in partner organizations.
Outside of work, she is a new mother of a son, with whom she loves to play. She does yoga each evening to refresh her body and mind. She also loves traveling and trying traditional food.
Years of traditional dance class
Out of 34 provinces in Indonesia visited
Minutes of yoga before sleeping