The CHR-UI prides itself on its reputation and achievements in both academic and operational research activities.
It is in a unique position to assist the government at the national, regional and local levels and within various government agencies such as: the National Family Planning Coordinating Board/BKKBN, the Ministries of Health, Population, Coordination of People’s Welfare, Women’s Affairs, Internal Affairs, the National Planning Board/Bappenas, the central bureau of statistics (CBS) other demographic institutes, BNN, BNP. International agencies that collaborated with the CHR-UI include: the Asian Development Bank (ADB), AusAID, AIDSCAP, Family Health International, HIV/AIDS prevention project/HAPP (ASA), Ford Foundation, JICA, Pathfinder International, Population Council, RAND Corp., UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNESCO, WHO, the World Bank, USAID, the Yamaha Foundation, JPHIEGO, PATH, JSI, and Mercy Corps.
The CHR-UI has initiated the networking of 15 research-working groups within the Indonesian Epidemiology Network (IEN). These linkages are with governmental, NGOs and other universities within Indonesia and abroad, and have provided numerous educational, research, and training opportunities.
To achieve its goals, the CHR-UI has established networks and affiliated working groups, providing expertise in the areas of: Measles, Dengue Haemorrhagic fever (DHF), Tropical Disease Research (TDR), STI/ HIV/ AIDS and Hospital Management.
In addition, the CHR-UI has been involved in numerous large-scale projects including the Indonesia HIV/AIDS Behavioural Surveillance Survey (HAPP/USAID), a women’s health profile (Ministry of Women’s Affairs), and projects on infant nutrition and zinc supplementation (UNICEF) and adolescent counselling on reproductive health (BKKBN).