Kartika Saraswati

Kartika Saraswati

Research Physician

Tika is a trained medical doctor with expertise in tropical medicine and global health research.

Her research projects are dedicated to exploring the impact of rickettsial diseases, including scrub typhus and murine typhus, on the health of the Indonesian population, as well as identifying obstacles and deficiencies in combating these diseases. To tackle research questions in resource-constrained environments, her projects employ a variety of methods, such as evidence syntheses, serosurveys, and mathematical modeling.



  • DPhil in Clinical Medicine (Tropical Medicine and Global Health), University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  • Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Royal College of Physicians of London, UK
  • MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, UK
  • Bachelor in Medicine and Medical Doctor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Udayana, Bali, Indonesia


Kartika Saraswati, Ampai Tanganuchitcharnchai, Sirada Ongchaikupt, Mavuto Mukaka, Nicholas P J Day, J Kevin Baird, Ungke Antonjaya, Khin S A Myint, Yora P Dewi, Frilasita A Yudhaputri, Sotianingsih Haryanto, N P Diah Witari, Stuart D Blacksell
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg
January 11, 2024
DOI: 10.1093/trstmh/trad094
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