Dr Iqbal leads the Biostatistics and Geospatial Group at the Eijkman-Oxford Clinical Research Unit in Indonesia.
He earned his BSc in Statistics from Bogor Agricultural Institute, his MPH in Health Informatics from the University of Indonesia, and his DPhil in Malaria Disease Mapping from the University of Oxford. He has focused on biostatistics, disease surveillance, spatial epidemiology and malaria elimination strategies for 17 years. He completed a Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine in 2017. His primary research interests includes big data exploration in population health, geospatial analysis of infectious and non-infectious diseases, burden of diseases estimates and population mobility impact to infectious disease transmission.