Prof. Dr. Achmad Syawqie Yazid, Drg., M.S is Founder and Chairman of Yayasan Pemerhati Kesehatan Publik (YPKP) who is also a Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung. He received a Doctorate Degree from Kobe University, Japan in Medicine.
YPKP Indonesia was founded by Prof. Achmad Syawqie as a contribution to health education. He believes that through education and research the people of Indonesia will be more aware of the disease and have the ability to prevent disease from early stage. One of YPKP Indonesia’s focus now is on addressing the problem of Indonesia people dependency on tobacco; Prof. Syawqie believes one of the solutions to overcome cigarette addiction in the community is to utilize existing technologies in the health field today.
Dr. drg. Amaliya, MSc., PhD is one of the founders of Yayasan Pemerhati Kesehatan Publik (YPKP) Indonesia born in Bandung, 9 February 1973. drg. Amaliya started her higher education at the Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Padjadjaran before she continued to study in Netherland by taking a periodontology program at Universiteit van Amsterdam. drg. Amaliya holds a doctorate at two universities, a doctorate in the field of periontology she took at Universitas Padjadjaran and the field of dentistry she took at Universiteit van Amsterdam with her PhD. drg. Amaliya actively teaches as a lecturer at Universitas Padjadjaran and produces some research especially in the field of periontodology as well as oral and cigarette health.
Dr. drg. Inne Suherna Sasmita is one of the lecturers at Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Padjadjaran. In dentistry, drg. Inne explore the field of child’s teeth. In addition to active teaching, drg. Inne also became a member of the Indonesian Dentists Association and the Indonesian Pediatric Dentist Association . drg. Inne was awarded as Outstanding Lecturer for Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Padjadjaran in 2005. drg. Inne has attended several trainings such as Special Dental Care and Primary Trauma Care Management.