The Tanoto Foundation is one of the major foundations in Indonesia that places special emphasis on health issues, particularly stunting. This aligns with the research activities at FMIPA UGM, many of which are related to the field of health.
On July 20, 2023, a delegation from FMIPA UGM led by the Dean of FMIPA UGM, Prof. Dr.Eng. Kuwat Triyana, along with a delegation from the Ministry of Health’s DTO led by COO DTO Kemenkes Mr. Daniel Oscar Baskoro and representatives of the FMIPA UGM Alumni Association (Kamipagama) led by Mr. Stephanus Nuswan Wibowo, visited the Tanoto Foundation in Jakarta. They were received by Dr. J. Satrijo Tanudjojo, the CEO of the Tanoto Foundation, and his team. During the visit, several potential collaborations and partnerships were discussed, especially between UGM through FMIPA, DTO Kemenkes, and the Tanoto Foundation, particularly regarding digitalization in addressing stunting in Indonesia.
After the meeting with the Tanoto Foundation, discussions continued among the leadership of FMIPA UGM, COO DTO Kemenkes and the team, along with representatives of FMIPA UGM Alumni Association (Kamipagama), regarding the technical details of cooperation that are ready to be implemented in the near future and other potential collaborations that can be pursued in the future. (FA’23)