He leads a clinical trial team in primaquine studies in Indonesian soldiers and communities, such as the “Improving radical cure of vivax malaria (IMPROV)” project in Hanura, Lampung, Indonesia.
He has been involved in clinical trial projects for almost 25 years. He is also an expert malaria microscopist and an international trainer for malaria microscopy training. He was awarded a Meritorious Service Award for completing missions of medical research and clinical investigation at high malaria endemic areas in Armopa, Papua, by the US-military international biomedical research laboratory in Jakarta.
He received several awards for his significant contributions to developing standardized malaria microscopy slides and providing medical services to emergencies after Tsunami on Nias Island and Yogyakarta’s Earthquake.
Medical Doctor, Faculty of Medicine, Padjajaran University, Bandung, Indonesia