Sun, Jan 31st 2016, 13:32

Mala serves as Research and Development Officer that supports CISDI’s business process especially in planning, monitoring, and evaluating. Bringing her considerable experience in research design and analysis, Mala has responsibility to manage all assessments related to Pencerah Nusantara and Generasi Kreatif: Penggerak Nusantara Program.
Apart from her work at CISDI, Mala currently volunteers as Second Project Manager of Patungan Listrik Program at Pelita Khatulistiwa, a non-profit organization that helps primary healthcare in remote area through crowdfunding electricity. Her interest in tobacco control issues, lead her to join in the FCTC Youth Community of Lentera Anak Foundation. On top of that, Mala also dedicated her time as consultant for several youth movement related to health and education such as Rumah Remaja Banyuwangi, Sahabat Remaja Mentawai, and Gerakan Pemuda Peduli Pendidikan Mentawai. She also gives lecture in Faculty of Public Health, Airlangga University and Indonesian Public Health Student Association (ISMKMI) as a Guest Lecturer for Basic Training of Public Health. 

Mala was an awardee of BIDIKMISI Scholarship from the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education Indonesia, to pursue undergraduate study in Airlangga University 2010-2014. During her college years, she won many national and international scientific writing competitions and earned several research grants from USAID and DIKTI. Because of those achievements, Mala had been awarded as Best Student (2013) and Graduate with Honors from Airlangga University (2015).
Her strong desire to change the society paradigm to build a stronger health-seeking behavior, making her selected as Pencerah Nusantara and was deployed to Mentawai Islands District in 2014. During one year of service, Mala realized that public health data gives significant impact to the success of health program interventions. Realizing the potential behind data, Mala joined CISDI as Research and Development Officer and envisioned public health data to be widely accessible and easily understood by everyone.



Title :
Research and Development Officer

Areas of Expertise :
Research Design; Quantitative and Qualitative Study; Forecasting Method; Demography and Geography Information System; Data Management.

Education :
Bachelor of Public Health (Biostatistics and Demography), 
Faculty of Public Health, Airlangga University, Indonesia

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