12 August 2022



Press Release

Last decades ago, doctorSHARE has been serving the country through health service activities that are carried out free of charge to the people of Indonesia, especially those who live in the remote area. In carrying out the services, there are several programs carried out, one of which is through a floating hospital.

Currently doctorSHARE has 4 (four) floating hospitals. Among them the Floating Hospital (RSA) dr. Lie Dharmawan II, RSA Nusa Waluya II, RSA dr. Lie Dharmawan IV (Nurse Wadio) and RSA dr. Lie Dharmawan V (KLM Anugerah). RSA dr. Lie Dharmawan II is currently in Muara Angke, Jakarta for the installation of medical equipment. This ship is a substitute for RSA dr. Lie Dharmawan I, which sank last year. RSA Nusa Waluya II is undergoing a renovation process at the PT. IKI Makassar and RSA dr. Lie Dharmawan IV and V were carried out in Bulukumba, South Sulawesi.

Vice Managing Director of the doctorSHARE Tutuk Utomo Nurhady revealed that this fundraising activity was intended entirely for the renovation of the three doctorSHARE floating hospitals. Renovation includes restoration infrastructure and installation of medical equipment. The RSA in question are RSA Nusa Waluya II, RSA dr. Lie Dharmawan IV and RSA dr. Lie Dharmawan V.

“We are doing renovations on three of our ships. Restoration of RSA Nusa Waluya II at the PT. IKI Shipyard, including ship facilities and some of its medical equipment. This is done to support the RSA’s performance when providing medical services in the future after providing medical services in Wakatobi, South Sulawesi. Meanwhile, RSA dr. Lie Dharmawan IV (Nurse Wadio) and RSA dr. Lie Dharmawan V (KLM Anugerah) are currently in the stage of total renovation in Bulukumba after being given to us a few months ago. We are doing this renovation to improve services to Indonesian, especially in the remote area”. Said Tutuk when attending a fundraising activity for the restoration of a floating hospital in the PT. IKI, Makassar, South Sulawesi.

The founder of doctorSHARE dr. Lie Augustinus Dharmawan, Ph.D, FICS, Sp.B, Sp,BTKV said, this activity is a appearance of spirit and togetherness to continue to work hand in hand to serve the country by serving others. These ships are our way to bring access to health for those in need. So that the 5th precept is fully implemented.

“These ships are our feet to help friends far away. We bring hospital and doctors directly to their areas which are indeed limited in access and ability. So that our mission in upholding the fifth precept can be realized. The renovation of this floating hospital is something that must be done for the safety of the team and improving the function of services to the community.” Lie said.

doctorSHARE is a non-profit humanitarian organization that focuses on health services and humanitarian assistance. doctorSHARE operated 4 distinguished program including ; operating 3 floating hospital, flying doctors, long-term programs in the form of Nutrition Nursing Homes in Kei and TB Clinics in Sentani and medical services for vurnerable communities in urban areas as well as those affected by disasters.

From 2009 to 2021, a total of 3,569 major surgeries, 5,708 minor surgeries, 163,053 outpatient & consultations, 25,921 health promotions, 2,777 ultrasounds & atenatal consultations, 410 cataract & eye surgeries, 10,981 Covid-19 vaccinations, 2,777 Ultrasounds & Pregnancy Consultations, outpatients 2,264, 996 health facilities & 2,000 midwives received PPE, 200 pregnant woman & underprivileged families received Covid-19 assistance packages and around 1,991 volunteers were actively involved.