Firdaus Hafidz As Shidieq

Firdaus Hafidz As Shidieq

PhD student

+44 (0) 113 343 6354

Summary: Hafidz is a full-time PhD student with a research focus on assessing the efficiency of health facilities in Indonesia.

Location: 10.38, Worsley Building

Overview

Firdaus Hafidz is a Ph.D. student at the University of Leeds with a research focus on assessing the efficiency of health facilities in Indonesia. He is specializing in health financing and health insurance management. He is a researcher and lecturer at the department of public health, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. He did his clinical training and complete his public health master’s degree at Universitas Gadjah Mada. He carried out several health costing studies, surveys, and health insurance projects. He has provided technical assistance to ministries of health and local government in Indonesia, and Timor-Leste through funding from GIZ, AusAid, USAID, and World Bank. He was the one of the main investigators on the normative costing study of an essential package of health services. He involved in actual costing studies of services at a different level: estimating tuberculosis patient’s cost, tuberculosis and  family planning program, primary care, and hospitals. He is also a member of the Joint Learning Network Costing Collaborative and has contributed to the Costing Manual. He speaks Indonesia (native) and English.