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Rini Poespoprodjo

Paediatrician, Health Worker and Researcher, Timika, Papua, Indonesia
Rini Poespoprodjo Rini is currently undertaking a PhD on the burden of malaria on maternal and child health at Charles Darwin University under the Australian Leadership Awards Scholarship Scheme. She has worked as a paediatrician, mother and child health consultant, and malaria researcher at Tmika, Papua. She has also worked as a Mother and Child Health Program Consultant for UNICEF Indonesia; as a researcher at the Indonesian National Institute of Health Research and Development in collaboration with Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin; and as a doctor and Head of the Kumbe Remote Health Centre, Merauke, Papua. Rini received her medical degree from Padjadjaran University, Bandung and qualified as a paediatrician at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta. In 2005-06, she received the Chevening Award from the British Council Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for a Master of Science in Mother and Child Health at University College, London.
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