Dr Ade Prastyani (Asty) is a medical doctor, who received her medical training at Universitas Indonesia. She completed a postgraduate training in medical anthropology at the Australian National University. Her past and present work as an academic and researcher revolves around three major topics, namely primary health care, tobacco control, and mental health. As a New Mandala Indonesia Correspondent Fellow, Asty will be writing in New Mandala and other outlets about poverty and inequality during the 2019 elections.