“I believe studying at Universitas Gadjah Mada will help me develop as an individual and fulfill my aspirations as a health professional to improve the health system and services in my country”

Dr. Aung Ko Ko - Medical doctor from Myanmar

“WHO TDR Implementation Research Scholarship has provided me the opportunity to be an agent of change in bridging the gap in my country”

Wilson Sali Karoke - Papua New Guinea National Department of Health Worker

“The program has greatly improved my knowledge and skills capacity in viewing and understanding Public Health and research. I believe this program in very beneficial as it aims to foster an effective global research effort on infectious diseases of poverty and promote the translation of innovation to health impact in disease endemic countries”

Adi Alisi Civo Tokailagi - Environmental Health Officer in Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medical Services

"I also found that the rigorous academic environment as well as the high quality of lecturers with factual experience in scientific research will be the best environment for me to develop my career in public health practice, research and management later on”

“I feel fortunate for being the member of this University and found this course to be a road to pursue my dream of working as a researcher in health sector of Nepal”

Dikshya Sharma - Program Assistant in Nepal NGO


“ It is a matter of pride for me to be a part of Universitas Gadjah Mada where I can enhance my skill and proficiency in Public Health”

Merina Joshi - Nepal

“I feel fortunate, blessed to have this valuable opportunity. In fact it is great honour for me to be part of this great university, thanks to a great learning opportunity from the best teachers”

Josephine Clarinha Joao - Timor Leste

“Became a student of Implementation Research is an honor for me, gives ability to think critically, to know many cultures of other countries make different value and point of view of Global Health. Implementation research classes are fun!”

Bea Gaea Ginting - Indonesia

“Not only that I get to learn the bottle-neck, challenges and limitations in implementing research in developing countries, there are also many things to learn from this program, such as cultural exchange, the social behavior of the people, uniqueness of the food they eat, the clothes they wear and the new language!”

Kunzang Dorji - Bhutan

“I believe in further honing my craft and that is why I am here in Universitas Gadjah Mada. I would learn to learn in a different culture, multiple perspectives and varied backgrounds, I like learning by interaction and moving beyond interventions”.

Ezra Mauricio Valido - Philippines