Basri Aramico. Ib  is a public health nutrition specialist. Now he is a chairman of the department of epidemiology and public health secretary of the department of public health nutrition, public health faculty of University of Muhammadiyah Aceh. 

He Has been involved in a several qualitative and quantitative research including research with, UNICEF, World Vision, Jhon Hopskin Univesity, IOM, Indonesia Univesuty, and PATH. also was one of the main researchers in the previous project between PKPKM with UNICEF in Aceh Jaya and Aceh Timur. He has been conducted research on Health Program Aceh Development Programme in 2011,Review Current Status of the Utilization of SMS text-base on-Administrative Report MNCH and Imunization. Member of Forum Peduli Kesehatan Kota Banda Aceh (FPKK) from 2012 to now

Formulator of Peraturan Walikota (PERWAL) team in Banda Aceh regarding safe delivery of a baby and early exclusive breastfeeding in 2012. Formulator of Policy (QANUN) Aceh Jaya district concerning exclusive breastfeeding in 2014 – 2015. Formulator of Policy and Local Regulations Develomment for Nutrition, Maternal Neonatal Child Health (MNCH) and Wash Services In Aceh Jaya and  Aceh Timur Regency.


2005 (S1)

SKM, Public Health Faculty, Muhammadiyah University, Aceh 2005 Qualifications: Biostatistic and Demography

2011 (S2)

Magister; Master of Public Health Gajah Mada University 2011 Qualification: Public Health Nutrition

Ongoing (S3)

Doctoral program under Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing of Gajah Mada University


800 Citations;
h-index 10; i10-Index 12,
by 12/03/2018

387 citations,
17 Artciles


  1. Tanamas SK, Wong E, Backholer K, Abdullah A, Wolfe R, Barendregt J, Peeters A. Age of onset of obesity and risk of type 2 diabetes. Austalia New Zealand Journal Public Health. 2016 Dec;40(6):579-581. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12593. Epub 2016 Oct 23.
  2. Abdullah A, Amin FA, Hanum F, Stoelwinder J, Tanamas S, Wolf R, Wong E, Peeters A. Estimating the risk of type-2 diabetes using obese-years in a contemporary population of the Framingham Study. Global Health Action. 2016 Jun 30;9:30421. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.30421. eCollection 2016.
  3. Abdullah A, Hort K, Butu Y, Simpson L. Risk factors associated with neonatal deaths: a matched case-control study in Indonesia. Global Health Action. 2016 Feb 16;9:30445. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.30445. eCollection 2016.
  4. Abdullah A. The Double Burden of Undernutrition and Overnutrition in Developing Countries: an Update. Current Obesity Report. 2015 Sep;4(3):337-49. doi: 10.1007/s13679-015-0170-y. Review.
  5. Peeters A, Walls HL, Backholer K, Sacks G, Abdullah A. Welcome from the policies, socio-economic aspects, and health systems research section. BMC Obesity. 2015 May 28;2:23. doi: 10.1186/s40608-015-0052-6. eCollection 2015.
  6. Tanamas SK, Wong E, Backholer K, Abdullah A, Wolfe R, Barendregt J, Peeters A. Duration of obesity and incident hypertension in adults from the Framingham Heart Study. Journal Hypertension. 2015 Mar;33(3):542-5; discussion 545. doi: 10.1097/HJH.0000000000000441.
  7. Wong E, Tanamas SK, Wolfe R, Backholer K, Stevenson C, Abdullah A, Peeters A. The role of obesity duration on the association between obesity and risk of physical disability. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Feb;23(2):443-7. doi: 10.1002/oby.20936. Epub 2014 Nov 29.
  8. Abdullah A, Amin FA, Stoelwinder J, Tanamas SK, Wolfe R, Barendregt J, Peeters A. Estimating the risk of cardiovascular disease using an obese-years metric. BMJ Open. 2014 Sep 17;4(9):e005629. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005629.
  9. Mannava P, Abdullah A, James C, Dodd R, Annear PL. Health systems and noncommunicable diseases in the Asia-Pacific region: a review of the published literature. Asia Pacific Journal Public Health. 2015 Mar;27(2):NP1-19. doi: 10.1177/1010539513500336. Epub 2013 Oct 4. Review.
  10. Abdullah A, Hort K, Abidin AZ, Amin FM. How much does it cost to achieve coverage targets for primary healthcare services? A costing model from Aceh, Indonesia. International Journal Health Planning & Management. 2012 Jul-Sep;27(3):226-45. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2099.
  11. Abdullah A, Wolfe R, Mannan H, Stoelwinder JU, Stevenson C, Peeters A. Epidemiologic merit of obese-years, the combination of degree and duration of obesity. American Journal Epidemiology. 2012 Jul 15;176(2):99-107. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwr522. Epub 2012 Jun 28.
  12. Abdullah A, Wolfe R, Stoelwinder JU, de Courten M, Stevenson C, Walls HL, Peeters A. The number of years lived with obesity and the risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality. International Journal Epidemiology. 2011 Aug;40(4):985-96. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyr018. Epub 2011 Feb 27.
  13. Abdullah A. Health Qanun and Health Sector Reform in Aceh. Aceh Scientific Journal. 2011 Jan;1(1):47
  14. Abdullah A, Stoelwinder J, Shortreed S, Wolfe R, Stevenson C, Walls H, de Courten M, Peeters A. The duration of obesity and the risk of type 2 diabetes. Public Health Nutr. 2011 Jan;14(1):119-26. doi: 10.1017/S1368980010001813. Epub 2010 Jun 29.
  15. Walls HL, Stevenson CE, Mannan HR, Abdullah A, Reid CM, McNeil JJ, Peeters A. Comparing trends in BMI and waist circumference. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Jan;19(1):216-9. doi: 10.1038/oby.2010.149. Epub 2010 Jun 17.
  16. Abdullah A, Peeters A, de Courten M, Stoelwinder J. The magnitude of association between overweight and obesity and the risk of diabetes: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2010 Sep;89(3):309-19. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2010.04.012. Epub 2010 May 20.

Abdullah A. et al., Maternal Health and Risk Factors Associated with Neonatal Death in Low Resources Setting A Matched Case-Control Study in Indonesia, Kupang: AIPMNH. Juni, 2014

Abdullah A. et al., Transfers and Skills Retention Post Training of Clinical Staff in AIPMNH-assisted Districts, Kupang: AIPMNH, October 2014

Abdullah A. et al., Knowledge and Skills of Midwives and the Changes after Clinical Training in Provinsi NTT, Kupang: AIPMNH, December 2015

Abdullah A. et al., Epidemiology of Neonatal Death in 14 Districts of AIPMNH Project Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT), Jan. 2014.

Abdullah A., Hort K., Zaenal A A., Amin F M., Health Financing Study in Aceh. 2010. Banda Aceh: Aceh Provincial Health Office.

Abdullah A., Mannava P., and Annear P., Non-Communicable Diseases and Health Systems in the Asia Pacific Region: A Review of the Literature, 2011, Melbourne: The Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne (Report submitted for the World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office)

Urbano M., Abdullah A., Ascroft J., Hort K., Kusumawardani N., Morgan A., Stephens N.., Provincial and District Situation Analysis  on Women and Children in Aceh, Indonesia, 2011, Melbourne: the Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne  (Report submitted to UNICEF Indonesia)

Fawkes S., Muoy B., Oldenburg B., Watson R., and Abdullah A., A Rapid Review of Chronic Disease Prevention Strategies and Programs in Selected OECD Countries. Part A & Part B. 2008. Monash University, Australia.

Associate Editor for: BMC Obesity

Reviewer for: Global Health Action; BMC Obesity; Public Health Nutrition; Global Journal of Epidemiology and Public Health; Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation; BMC Research Notes; Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management; BMC Public Health; BMJ Open; International Journal of General Medicine; dan Journal of Renal Nutrition