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Medical Service for Earthquake and Tsunami Victims in Central Sulawesi

A week after the earthquake and tsunami, doctorSHARE as an organization focused on health services and humanitarian assistance fielded volunteers for the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Central Sulawesi.

Their Wounds are Ours

We got trapped between two tribal-based groups at war that fought each other with guns as well as bow and arrow. The reason for that are the different political opinions regarding the local elections. A portrait of democracy in Sugapa, Intan Jaya, Papua.

Experiences at doctorSHARE in Jakarta and Beyond: Volunteering for 4 Weeks (1st-26th of August 2016)

We are Jendrik and Laura, two students from Germany who decided in early 2016 to participate in a voluntary project in the next summer holidays. This one month was a fantastic experience for us.

The Concrete Disaster of the Pidie Jaya Earthquake

Some of these traditional buildings in Pidie Jaya, Aceh, were erected nearly 300 years ago and still haven’t collapsed. But why did the people of Aceh abandon their traditional ways of constructing their wooden buildings which have proven to save their lives in case of an earthquake?

doctorSHARE in Action to Help Earthquake Victims in Aceh

doctorSHARE fielded two fleets of volunteers consisting of two doctors, two nurses, two non-medical volunteers, and 1 trauma healer to provide health care and trauma treatment for children the evacuation shelters. Team served the earthquake victims in evacuation shelters since Friday, December 9, 2016.

"Listening" To Noah's Agony: A Little Child With A Big Abdomen

21st October 2016, Martha left Kei Besar, South-East Moluccas, for Jakarta only for one reason i.e to have her beloved son, Noah Yehubebyanan (2 years old), cured. This cheerful little boy had a big abdomen diagnosed as "morbus hirschsprung". Arrived in Jakarta, Noah's abdominal circumference measured to 82 cm.

Hope for the School Athlete

Nasir is an athlete that is often chosen as the school representative for sport competitions between schools. Unfortunately he suffered from a hernia . Pain didn’t stop his desire to keep playing. His parents were worried about Nasir’s future, until he was operated by doctorSHARE's team aboard the Floating Hospital "Nusa Waluya I" at East Muara Sabak, East Tanjung Jabung District, Jambi.

doctorSHARE is Targeting to Launch the Floating hospital “Nusa Waluya II” in 2017

In order to conduct more medical service missions, doctorSHARE is planning to add another boat to its floating hospital fleet which will be given the name RSA Nusa Waluya II. RSA is the abbreviation for “Rumah Sakit Apung”, which means “Floating Hospital” in the English language. The secretary general of doctorSHARE, Dr. Marselina Mieke, stated that the RSA Nusa Waluya II currently is still in the stage of fundraising. It is necessary to gather at least IDR 16.6 billion which is about 1.2 million US$ to build doctorSHARE’s third floating hospital.

Freedom To, Freedom From

With decades of Indonesia’s past dominated by a centralized approach in politics and resource management, it is not surprising that many peripheral areas, which are rich in natural resources, have been left severely underdeveloped. This has not only paved the way for separatist movements but also left those who were willing to align with the policy feeling neglected and unwanted.

Contextualizing Education

When we talk about providing education in areas that have been neglected for years, we talk about areas that have yet to be fully developed regarding to their basic infrastructure. They are located mostly on the outskirts of Indonesia. We often recognize a necessity of educating the people living within these areas from a top-down developmental approach.
  
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