Muhammad Suharni, is a researcher at Center for Health Policy and Management (CHPM), Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University. He completed his Master of Arts in Anthropology 1997, at Department of Sociology and Anthropology Ateneo de Manila University, the Philippines. He was a recipient of The IPC-DSA scholarship program, with funds from the Ford Foundation. Starting career as an enumerator and field worker in area of family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and harm reduction issue. He spent most of time working in a local NGO in Palembang as researcher and program manager on the issue of harm reduction. He was a National IDU officer and West Java IDU officer for Harm reduction program of the Family Health International (FHI)-Indonesia 2007 – 2010. Currently, he serves as a researcher of the HIV/AIDS Policy and Programming within the Framework of Health System in Indonesia, an Australia – Indonesia Partnership program for HIV (AIPH). His research interest is mainly on topics around policy and good governance on HIV/ AIDS and marginalized populations.