Through her long career in public health policymaking, Pipit has developed expertise in the government’s approach to foreign investment in health and the roles of the legislative, executive branch and nongovernmental sectors in influencing and driving health policy. She is acutely sensitive to industry developments, consumer trends and the perspectives and influence of professional associations and patient groups. Pipit has long-standing relationships with the Ministry of Health, the National Drug and Food Agency (BPOM), the Social Security Administration for Health (BPJS Health) and the National Population and Family Planning Agency (BKKBN). She also has trusted relationships with high-level politicians in Parliament and career health ministry officials.
At BGA Pipit works with pharmaceutical and medical device companies, using her knowledge and understanding of Indonesia’s national health insurance program (Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional) and pharmaceutical and medical device regulations to strategize ways for them to help the government meet its objectives while ensuring that companies grow commercially. She also assists international non-profit organizations in their efforts to expand support for major improvements in Indonesian public health, in particular policies related to mosquito borne diseases, maternal health and vaccination programs.
Pipit has worked for a decade as an expert staff to Commission IX in Parliament, where she helped draft key legislation including the laws on the National Social Security System (BPJS), mental health, health personnel, nursing and midwifery. She serves in leadership positions in the Association of Indonesian Public Health Graduates (PERSAKMI) and the Indonesian Health Technology Association (AHI).
Pipit is author of a recent chapter in Health Financing: Concept and Best Practices in Indonesia, United States Agency for International Development and the Ministry of Health in 2021. Pipit holds a master’s degree in public health from the National University of Singapore’s joint program with Diponegoro University (supported by the Indonesian government’s Excellence Scholarship Program). She received a bachelor’s degree in public health from Diponegoro University.