Prof Yik-Ying Teo, Dean of the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, shares his recommendations on how philanthropists can help improve public health systems capabilities in Indonesia and beyond. BY XIANG MIN LIM Every year, APC gathers members from Indonesia to catch up on each other’s work, and to explore potential avenues to collaborate on common issues of concern affecting the country. One year ago, members met to discuss reprioritising philanthropy areas due to COVID-19—this year, everyone convened to share the results of their work in 2021, and their upcoming plans. APC also kicked things off and invited Prof Yik-Ying…
The Thousand Days Fund pooled funding from members to address the issue of stunting and malnutrition in Indonesia. (Ended as of July 2021)
APC Indonesia Chapter launched the Education Giving Guide in December 2017. Titled Catalysing Productive Livelihood, the project continues to be referenced by the education community in Indonesia, and has gone into Phase with a further mapping of projects, exchanges and pilot programmes.
School leadership is the critical factor for the success of any school and for changes to be effective. APC’s pilot programme was launched in Malaysia (2018) as part of Global School Leaders (GSL), and in 2019, the Indonesia Principals’ Academy, also known as INSPIRASI, was established in the wake of Pemimpin’s success.
In order to find ways to promote inclusivism and tolerance amongst communities, APC organised multiple roundtables with practitioners and experts on counter-terrorism and conflict resolution. The ASEAN Peace Initiative was born from these discussions to address these issues in a more sustained way together.