Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo

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Jeanne Rini Poespoprodjo is a paediatrician and researcher at Timika Research Facility and Mimika District Hospital in Timika, Papua-Indonesia. She also holds appointment with The Pediatric Research Office-Department of Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada.

She earned her PhD at Menzies School of Health Research under the Australian Leadership Awards Scholarship Scheme. She was a recipient of Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowships in Tropical Medicine. She has worked as a mother and child health consultant for UNICEF, WHO Indonesia and The Indonesian Ministry of Health.

Her research interest is maternal and child health problems in developing worlds with particular focus on the disease epidemiology and program evaluation. Her current research works are focusing on the impact of malaria in pregnant women, infant and children and defining strategies for its treatment and prevention.