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Endri Budiwan

Endri Budiwan

Technical Specialist


MD, University of Padjadjaran
MPH, Lund University

Endri Budiwan, known to his friends and colleagues as Kermit, is a technical specialist on the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) | East program, a global flagship initiative supporting governments to eliminate NTDs and strengthen health systems to deliver NTD services. In this role, Dr. Budiwan supports the Government of Indonesia to increase the reach of treatment, support the tracking of progress through prevalence surveys, and efforts to ensure the health system can sustain NTD progress into the future.

Dr. Budiwan has expertise in neglected tropical diseases, with a focus on the elimination of lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem in Indonesia. He is skilled in managing population-based prevalence surveys, especially in resource-limited settings. Kermit has previously worked on community-based dengue prevention and warning systems, and on emergency disaster relief following tsunamis, volcano eruptions, and earthquakes across Indonesia.