Not only did he attend national meetings, but also international meetings. He attended IFMSA’s March Meeting 2019 in Slovenia. He said it was a great experience to become one of the delegates from Indonesia. It was totally different from national meetings. The delegates came from various parts of the world and he can witness firsthand how diverse people live on this earth. Furthermore, he also can see various perspectives from the mindset of an issue. The issues brought up at the March Meeting were very interesting and not usually discussed openly in our own country, for example, ethical issues, sexuality, and gender identity.
When he became LOCO CIMSA FK Unpad 2018, he gained a lot of experience. Starting from getting lots of relations due to meeting with LOCO from other locales, to working with various external partners. For example, CIMSA had collaborated with UNESCO and IPB on forest fires in Riau. Also, together with the Dinas Kesehatan Bandung, he became a speaker to commemorate World AIDS Day on Radio Zora Bandung.
After becoming VPI CIMSA Indonesia 2019-2020, he was responsible for CIMSA’s locales, internal of CIMSA, and preparing for national meetings. Entering the third period as a VPI which coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia, all activities were required to be carried out online. This was a new challenge for everyone, especially Kang Kiky as VPI.
In summary, there are a lot of opportunities that CIMSA offers us. There are several benefits that can be felt from participating in all the opportunities that exist in Kang Kiky version. According to his own experience, we will get broad relationships, face the characteristics of various new cultures, increase tolerance, learn how to communicate and coordinate, time management, and professionalism.