Dear Colleagues,
On behalf of 19th Respina 2017 Organizing Committee, we extend a warm welcome to all participants to attend The International Meeting of Respiratory Care Indonesia which will be held on August 9th – 12th,
2017 in Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta. Respina has been organized since 1998 as one of the largest
Respiratory Care event in Southeast Asia.

Featuring the theme “Sailing Through Life”, Respina will bring the up-to-date information and explore the latest development of medical science to answering the global problems in respiratory care and as a media of collaboration for all respiratory care practitioners. Respina 2017 consists of two days of workshop and two days of scientific symposia.

There will be six workshops, in which we collaborate with National Agency of Food and Drugs Control (Badan Pengawas Obat dan Makanan/BPOM) and National Institute of Health, Research, and Development (Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kesehatan/Balitbangkes).

The scientific symposia will be filled by plenary and session lectures given by the experts and we do hope to create the attractive and knowledgeable conference. RespiQuizz will provide the chance to see the capabilities and competitiveness between students from various medical faculties in Indonesia. Last but not least, the most novel studies and advancements in respiratory care will be presented by various specialists in poster session.

In conclusion, The 19th Respina will offer great opportunities for the participants to discuss recent topics regarding respiratory care in their respective expertise’s and share their experiences in daily practice.

We are looking forward to see you in Jakarta to enjoy the excitement of this scientific meeting. Warm Regards,





Retno Wihastuti, M.D.