Ede Surya Darmawan

Department of Health Administration and Policy, Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia, Indonesia


  • Research   
    Are Indonesian Hospitals Ready to Response to Disaster? Hospital Disaster Preparedness in West Java Province
    Author(s): Suparni, Fatma Lestari*, Ede Surya Darmawan, Robiana Modjo and Senol Dane

    Introduction: Hospital is an overly complex facility that plays an important role in medical response delivery during disasters. Many hospitals have collapsed or been damaged and become non-functional because of a disaster. Hospital needs to have the ability to run its normal functions during a disaster. However, studies show that hospitals located in disaster areas are not wellprepared to response to disasters due to damages caused by the disasters as well as confusion over roles and responsibilities, poor communication, lack of planning, suboptimal training, and a lack of hospital integration into community disaster planning. This can lead to a situation where the hospital is not prepared to response to disaster. Hospital preparedness plan is part of the disaster plan and should be built on a standardized protocol. Indonesia has potential risks of disasters. Neverth.. Read More»

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