UNAIR NEWS – Lecturing staffs and students of Epidemiology Master Program FKM UNAIR had a study tour to some institutions in Jakarta on March 3-4, 2016. Prof. Dr. Chatarina U. Wahyuni as the head of Epidemiology Master Program took part in the visit. It was expected to improve students insights in the exploration of creative ideas for their researches and scientific composition.
The first place visited was Data and Information Center (Pusdatin) and PP & PL General Directorate, Ministry of Health. Visiting students who were from 2014 and 2015, were expected to gain real insight about epidemiology surveillance and national health information system.
“Actually, it was our third visit , and Pusdatin has been cooperated with FKM UNAIR during an event of Center of Excellence (COE) in eastern regions in 2014,” added Prof. Dr. Chatarina U. Wahyuni.
Besides Pusdatin in the Ministry of Health, the group also visited Department of Epidemiology FKM UI. There were some presentations. First, a presentation from Prof. Dr. Nasrin Kodim M.PH on obese epidemiology and then on event based surveillance presented by Dr. Tri Yunis Miko Wahyono M.Sc.
“This visit was expected to improve the students knowledge on epidemiology and expand their insight on research topics in Public Health sector for their future reference to write scientific work,” she said. (*)
Author: Rekha Finazis
Editor: Nuri Hermawan