MoU signed with the Government of Yogyakarta

On 3rd August 2012 the Governor of Yogyakarta, in a clear show of support for the research project initiated a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yayasan Tahija (The Tahija Foundation) and the Eliminate Dengue Program.

The MoU was signed in Yogyakarta by Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, the Governor of Yogyakarta, and Mr A. Wahyuhadi, Chair of Yayasan Tahija and witnessed by Dr Sjakon Tahija, Governor of Yayasan Tahija and Chair of the Eliminate Dengue Indonesia Steering Committee; and Dr Titi Savitri, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, UGM.

Sultan Hamengkubuwono X emphasised his expectation to work together towards a successful pilot project and pledged full support from the government and people of Yogyakarta.