CV Melania Hidayat




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Full Name                   : Melania Hidayat

Place and Date  of Birth : Bandung, 6 May 1963

Address                      : Elang VII HG 3/23–Sektor IX Bintaro Jaya,Tangerang (15229)

Ph       : 021 – 748 60759

Cell ph : 0811 15 5036

E-mail :


Formal Education                                                                                                              

 PhD in Public Health University of Indonesia – 2015

  Dissertation: Mismatch Use of Contraceptive Among Ever Married Users, Unmet need     Type 2 Phenomenon.

Master of Public Health Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene & Public Health, Baltimore USA - 1998

Medical Doctor Universitas Padjadjaran Medical School, Bandung - 1989

High School          : SMA Negeri 3, Bandung - 1982

Junior High           : Singkole International School, Soroako - 1979

Secondary            : SD Mahaputra, Jakarta – 1975


 Working Experience                                                                                                            


1.   June 2004 – present

National Programme Officer – UNFPA Indonesia Country Office

  • Supervise programme management under RH Sub-programme that covers thematic areas of maternal health, family planning, ASRH, and HIV AIDS includes planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  •  Provide regular analysis on RH issues for inputs to the Representative and UNFPA Country Office
  •  Prepare reports related to programme implementation and RH related issues
  •  Liaise with Government partners in programme implementation.
    • Liaise with other UN agencies and donors and take the lead in addressing or voicing out RH issues in the country.
    • Provide technical assistance to Government at national and sub national related to RH programming issues: Maternal and Child Health care including emergency obstetric care; Family planning; and Adolescent Reproductive Health
  • Provide technical assistant both on management and substantive matters to the Emergency unit on the implementation of MISP (Minimum Initial Service Package):

-    Lead the RH rapid assessment in emergency setting

-    Lead UNFPA team in establishing programme/office in emergency setting

-    Supervise  implementation  of  UNFPA  emergency  programme  in  conflict      areas   (Aceh,   West   Kalimantan,   Poso,   Maluku,   Ternate,   Kupang);                Yogyakarta (earthquake); and Pangandaran (tsunami)

  • Starting year 2009, supervise HIV and Humanitarian units and manage 7 staff (2 officers, 3 associate, and 2 assistance) 


  •  Special assignments:

1.   RH coordinator – technical assistance to UNFPA Philippine Country Office :

     UNFPA humanitarian response after the Haiyan (Yolanda) Typhoon (Dec

             2013 – Jan 2014)

2.   Technical Assistance to UNFPA Philippine Country Office : UNFPA

     humanitarian response after the Ondoy Typhoon (Sept – Oct 2009)

3.   Technical Assistance To Myanmar Country Office : UNFPA humanitarian       response after the Nargis cycloon (June-July 2008)

4.   Technical Assistance to the development of the UNFPA preparedness plan for

     UNFPA Nepal Country Office (March-April 2008)

5.   Team leader for UNFPA emergency responses

a.   Tsunami in Aceh (Dec 2005      – March 2006)

b.   Earthquake in Yogyakarta (May – July 2006)

c.   Tsunami in Pangandaran (July 2006) Roles and responsibilities:

-    Conduct rapid assessment

-    Develop plan for emergency relief programme

-     Liase and coordinate with related partners; government (central       and local), NGOs (national and internaltional), and other UN       agencies.

-    Initiate and Lead the RH and Gender working group.

-    Organize UNFPA team to implement the programme

-    Prepare regular report

-    Develop plan for reconstruction and rehabilitation phase

-    Provide inputs and technical support on RH and Gender issues.

2.   June 02 – May 2004

Reproductive Health Programme Coordinator – UNFPA Indonesia Country


  • Review and update workplans, monitor, backstop, evaluate and advice remedial actions of bottlenecks on the implementation of projects under RH sub-progr.
  •  Provide technical support for project activities under RH sub-programme.
  •  Focal point for activities related to humanitarian or RH in emergency setting;

   manage UNFPA emergency projects

  •  Undertake regular visits to monitor project implementation as required.
    • Participate in programme/project functions such as Programme / Sub-programme reviews, project Technical Review meetings.
    •  Coordinate programme activities with other POs on PDS and Advocacy.
      • Attend progress meetings and provide technical inputs to RH studies / surveys under UNFPA contracts.
      • Assist UNFPA Representative to prepare for meetings, discussions with other donors on RH, help arrange meetings, prepare necessary documentation for these meetings
      •  Supervise and coordinate RH team of the CO (2 NPOs: 3 NPAs, and 1 PA)

3.   March 01 – May 02

Public Health Specialist– Freelancer

  •  Health surveys for Newmont’s Community Development Project.
  •  Health surveys for British Petroleum’s Community Development Project.
  •  Designed community health programme for Newmont (Batu Hijau - NTB) and

   BP (Bintuni – Papua)

  •  Provide training for management of health services at district, puskesmas &  Bidan Desa

4.   1999 – 2001

Head of Primary Health Care Section  - Irian Jaya Provincial Health Office

  •  Planning, ,monitoring & evaluation for Primary health care in Irian Jaya.
    • Develop a structured capacity building process for health providers and districts programme managers.
    •  Data analysis to establish plans for further implementation.
    •  Provides technical assistance both for Province and districts levels.


5.   1995 – 1999

Head of Maternal Section – MCH division; Irian Jaya provincial Health


  •  Planning for service delivery and development of manpower and resources for

   Safe Motherhood Programmes in district areas which includes hospitals,            puskesmas & Bidan di desa

  • Analyzes and distributes data gathered from the Local Area Monitoring Programme for Safe Motherhood and Child Survival, establishing plans to improve the process in the future.
  •  Provides technical assistance related to MCH issues
    • Improve coordination between other units / division within the Health Department to effectively achieved MCH objectives of the province.
    •  Develop multi years provincial plan.

6.   1993 – 1995

Head of Provincial Government Clinic, Jayapura – Irian Jaya

  • Manage the operation of the clinic, including human resources management, logistics and other operation aspects.
  •  Provide general health care as General practitioners, including Maternal health

  Care, Family Planning services and STI care

7.   1990 – 1993

Head of Sub District Community Health Services (Puskesmas), Kecamatan

Prafi, Kab Manokwari – Irian Jaya

Planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation for sub district community health

service delivery




1.   Achieving MDG5: Reproductive Health, Poverty and Health System

     Strengthening (WBI – Washington DC ), 2012

2.   Family Planning 101 distance learning – Global Health Learning Center (USAID

     and Bloomberg School of Public Helath), April 2009.

3.   Public Health Pre-deployment course – response to emergency: Moscow 2007

4.   ATLAS (financial / programme-project management software):2007

5.   Six courses of DLPI (Distance Learning on Population Issues) 2004-2007 è

     Certificate from the Universidad De Costa Rica (2007)

  •  The “What and Why” of Reproductive Health
  •  Confronting HIV/AIDS: Make a difference
  •  Advocacy: Action, Change, and Commitment
  •  Reducing Maternal Deaths: Selecting priorities, Tracking Progress
  •  Adolescent and Sexual reproductive Health
  •  Gender Mainstreaming: Taking action, Getting Results

6.   Advocacy: 2006

7.   LMIS (Logistic Management Information System): Laos 2004

8.   TOT on RH Commodity Security: Vientiane-Lao PDR 2004

9.   Personal Effectiveness: 2003

10. UN Mandatory courses:

  •  Basic Security in the Field – Staff safety, Health and Welfare – September


  •  Advance Security in the Field, February 2007
    • Prevention of Harassment, sexual Harassment and Abuse of Authority in the workplace, August 2007
    •  Ethics, Integrity and Anti-Fraud, March 2009

11. Family Planning for health providers: 1989

12. Gender Mainstreaming: 1998

13. Programme Planning using Logical Framework approach: 1998


Papers and presentations                                                                                   

1.   “Are We Ready to Meet All the Needs?” - Anticipating the Universal Health   Coverage Scheme in Indonesia –. Individual abstract, presented in 8th APCSRHR in Myanmar, February 2016

2.   “Understanding Contraceptive Method Mismatch: A Key Concept For Improving LAPM Uptake In Indonesia“.  Individual abstract, presented at the 4th International Conference on Family Planning in Nusa Dua Bali, November 2015.

3.   “Is there a way to monitor Universal Access to Reproductive Health?” Presented

in the 7th APCSRHR in Manila, January 2014

4.   Meeting the contraceptive needs – critical element of continuum of care.

Presented in Symposium 5 Maternal & Child Health “continuum of Maternal and neonatal care: none or all?” – 42th APACH – Denpasar Bali, November 2010

5.   Addressing Reproductive Health to achieve MDG5 – Conference of the

Indonesian Public Health Association – 2010

6.   Universal Access to Reproductive Health, a missing link to achieve MDG5 –

presented in the National Workshop on MDG5 report – December 2008

7.   Roles of Midwives in achieving MDG5 – presented in the 1st International Forum

on “Midwifery in the Community” - Hammamet, Tunisia – December 2006

8.   Discussant on the WHO conference on The health aspects of the tsunami disaster in Asia. Topic: Gender Dimensions and Human Rights Aspects to Health Response and Recovery. Phuket – May, 2005

9.   Indonesia updates on tsunami (report by UNFPA Indonesia, presented in the

Review of Public Health Impacts of Tsunami, Maldives, March 2005).

10. Contributor to Progress report on the Millenium Development Goals in Indonesia

- 2004

11. Situation analysis on Maternal Health in Indonesia - 2003

12. Maternal Mortality Ratio; case study in Papua - 2000


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