The first floating hospital in Indonesia called as RSA (Rumah Sakit Apung) Dr. Lie Dharmawan was built by doctor Lie Dharmawan and launched in 2009. The floating hospital providing free health services for poor people in remote areas, especially eastern Indonesia.
The facilities inside of RSA dr.Lie Dharmawan floating hospital can do some medical treatment such as USG, minor surgery and major surgery. The small size of RSA dr.Lie Dharmawan floating hospital allowing it to reach remote areas. Doctor Lie Dharmawan also did not hesitate to pick up the patients with lifeboat.
After build the first floating hospital (RSA) dr. Lie Dharmawan, he made a non profit organization called as doctorShare aka Doctor Caring Foundation.
Who is doctorShare
Quoted from doctorShare website, “doctorShare is a nonprofit organization focusing on free medical health medical services and humanitarian aid.”
doctorShare has been founded by Dr. Lie Dharmawan in 2009 as his care to others that can’t get adequate health facilities.
Currently right now, doctorShare operating 3 floating hospitals that do their journey to help others that need health access but can’t afford the fee for it.
Floating Hospital by doctorShare
Builded first in 2009, the first floating hospital that is called RSA dr.Lie Dharmawan has been travelled to eastern Indonesia to help others who need access to health access for free.
As the time goes by, doctorShare now operating 3 floating hospitals which is RSA dr.Lie Dharmawan, RSA Nusa Waluya I and RSA Nusa Waluya II.
Each of this floating hospital had their own facilities to providing health access for people that can’t get access to adequate health access easily.
As quoted from doctorShare website, below are the facilities for each floating hospital that has been operated by doctorShare foundation.
dr. Lie Dharmawan Floating Hospital
dr. Lie Dharmawan Floating Hospital provides health care to underprivileged people with standard hospital facilities. Surgery rooms are equipped with various types of equipments such as a vaporizer, suction, patient monitors, electrocauter, electrocardiogram, and so forth.
- The rooms in the dr. Lie Dharmawan Floating Hospital
- Surgery Room
- Resuscitation Room
- USG (ultrasonography)
- ECG (Electrocardiography)
- Hospitalization Room
Nusa Waluya I Floating Hospital
Nusa Waluya I Floating Hospital, which is the second floating hospital, is a concrete manifestation by doctorSHARE in perfecting the system of the Floating Mobile Medical Service.
The doctorSHARE team establishes the premiere medical services by using Nusa Waluya I floating hospital on 21st to 27th November 2015 in Jambi Province.
The Facilities in Nusa Waluya I floating hospital
- 10 patient beds
- Emergency departments
- Radiology facilities
- ECG (electrocardiogram)
- USG (ultrasonography)
- Resuscitation room
- Consultation room
- Major and minor surgical facilities
- Post-surgery treatment room
- Dentist clinic
- Pre-Op doctors lounge
- Doctors resting room
- Drug warehouse
- Logistics warehouse
- Archive room
Nusa Waluya II Floating Hospital
doctorSHARE third floating hospital and the world’s 1st hospital barge, RSA Nusa Waluya II is a joint collaboration between doctorSHARE and PT. Multi Agung Sarana Ananda (MASA).
Nusa Waluya II floating hospital is designed with greater sustainability in mind and will provide two main services: primary and specialized medical services similar to a Type C landed-hospital, as well as empowerment programs for local healthcare providers and local people through a community-based approach.
The facilities inside Nusa Waluya II floating hospital
- 2 Operating Theatres
- Resuscitation Space
- Consultation Room
- Dental Clinic
- Eye Clinic
- Patient Examination Rooms
- 50 In-Patient Beds