dr. Eggi Arguni, MSc, PhD, Sp.A

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dr. Eggi Arguni, MSc, PhD, Sp.A

Dr. Eggi Arguni has multiple roles – a lecturer, a researcher, and a pediatrician – at the Universitas Gadjah Mada. She completed her medical degree at Gadjah Mada University in 1999  and later earned her Ph.D. at the Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan. In 2010, she continued her studies at Gadjah Mada University to earn her Master of Science degree and become a pediatrician. 

Ever since she started her teaching career in 2011, dr. Arguni also became very active in various public health research projects focusing on dengue and immunology. For eleven years, she is the local lead scientist of the Eliminate Dengue Project in Yogyakarta, now known as the World Mosquito Program Yogyakarta, which aims to protect the community from mosquito-borne diseases.

Research interests

Infectious disease





Department of Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Gadjah Mada University

Department of Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, Gadjah Mada University

Current Projects

World Mosquito Program (WMP) Yogyakarta

Prediction of Disease Severity in Young Children Presenting with Acute Febrile Illness in Resource-Limited Setting

Laboratory Response To Covid-19 In Indonesia: Experience From An Academic Center Laboratory

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Publication Highlight

Early and late mortality after malaria in young children in Papua, Indonesia (2019)

D Patriani, E Arguni, E Kenangalem, et al. BMC Infectious Disease 19:922

Safety of primaquine in infants with Plasmodium vivax malaria in Papua, Indonesia (2019)

A Setyadi, E Arguni, E Kenangalem, et al. Malaria Journal 18:111

CD10 or Together with CD3 OR CD13/CD33 aS Prognostic Factors For Induction Phase Outcome In Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (2018)

E Arguni, S Nugroho, S Mulatsih, Sutaryo Sari Pediatri 19(5):260-266

Baseline Characterization of Dengue Epidemiology in Yogyakarta City, Indonesia, before a Randomized Controlled Trial of Wolbachia for Arboviral Disease Control (2018)

C Indriani, RA Ahmad, BS Wiratama, E Arguni et al. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 99(5):1299-1307

The AWED trial (Applying Wolbachia to Eliminate Dengue) to assess the efficacy of Wolbachia-infected mosquito deployments to reduce dengue incidence in Yogyakarta, Indonesia: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial (2018)

KL Anders, C Indriani, RA Ahmad, W Tantowijoyo, E Arguni, et al. Trials 19(1):302

Spatial and temporal variation in Aedes Egyptian Aedes Albopictus Numbers in the Yogyakarta area of Java, Indonesia, with implications for Wolbachia Releases (2016)

W Tantowijoyo, E Arguni, P Johnson, et al. Journal of Medical Entomology 53(1):188-98

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