There were Doctor Soetomo, Doctor Cipto Mangoenkoesoemo and Doctor Wahidin Soedirohoesodo, the doctors from STOVIA (
In spite of the controversies of the truthful first national youth organization, Indonesian medical society noted Dr Cipto Mangunkusumo as their pride, as well as the other doctor-heroes e.g. Dr Karyadi and Dr Sardjito. Leading hospitals in
One of the recent Indonesian honorable doctors for the urgency of medical-humanity is Dr.Joserizal Jurnalis. His official predicates are specialist of orthopedics surgery and also the chairman of MER-C, a social medical organization. His bravely experience in helping the victims of disaster and conflict areas in Aceh, Maluku, and even
Looking back at the acknowledgement, the doctors’ charity in the national awakening day seems to come into a bright idea. The challenges will surely appear, one of them would be probably the fight against uncertainty in Indonesian health insurance system. However, it has been a classical aim that the duty of doctors is in the dedication for humanity.
Above all, such a respect and a support must be launched for The Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) in this 100th commemoration of National Awakening Day. By this movement, the hope for promotion of better Indonesian medical services will once again rise.
The image of National Awakening Commemoration was retrieved from the webpage of Airlangga University.