On Wednesday, July 8, 2015, Universitas Indonesia received a delegation from the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Timor Leste (RDTL). DR. Ana Isabel de F.S., Soares, PH, M.Sc, Ph.D., Vice Minister of Health Minister of RDTL who joined in this visit were welcomed by Prof. Dr. Ir. Muhammad Anis, M.Met, Rector of Universitas Indonesia. The delegates from RDTL were Jose dos Reis Magno, Lic.SP, MM., DirectorGeneral of the Ministry of Health RDTL, Perpetua Ana Mery Estela Laot, Head of Cabinet of the Deputy Minister of Health RDTL, Livia Natalia M.G. Babo, Head of the Department of Planning and Human Resources Development Ministry of Health of RDTL, Representative from RDTL Embassy in Indonesia and the Representative, Executive Secretary, National Funding Agency for Human Resources Development Program of RDTL. The meeting was also attended by Dr.Hamid Chalid, SH, LL.M., Vice Rector for Human Resources, Development and Cooperation, Dr. Dodi Sudiana M.Eng, Director of Cooperation, Prof.Melda Kamil Ariadno, SH, LL.M, Ph.D., Head of the Office of International Affairs, Dr.drg. Yosi Kusuma Eriwati, M.Si, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, Dr. Kartiwa, Coordinator of Public Relations and IRO, Faculty of Medicine, Ali Fathoni, Coordinator of Governmental and Legal, Faculty of Medicine, Firman Amir, Coordinator of Public Relations and Cooperation, Faculty of Nursing.
In this occasion, they discussed the existing cooperation and further prospect of cooperation between UI and RDTL in sending RDTL student to study in UI in the field of health sciences in this case to Faculty of Medicine. The agenda was continued with the signing of the extension of MoU between UI and RDTL. This MoU extension allows other possibilities of cooperation in other fields, not only health sciences, but also other clusters of science in Universitas Indonesia. After this meeting, AoI on sending RDTL students to Universitas Indonesia will be prepared and to be discussed further.