Love is always the solution
Every year volunteers from all over the world come to Indonesia to help the local people.
Along with health care and education to patients, volunteers offer staff education to help raise the standard of care, assist with day to day tasks, create patient education modules (nutrition, dental care, wound care, post operative care, physical therapy etc), while also learning the way things are done in Indonesia.
All these “Medical Missions” offer a full range of medical services and helps relieve the physical suffering of people regardless of their religious background.
In 2018, Indonesia ranked third in Southeast Asia for HIV/AIDS cases according to UNICEF. Dengue fever, heart attacks, diabetics and stroke are high on the list of causes of adult death which keeps the life expectancy ten years behind other industrialised nations.
According to Indonesian Demographic and Health Survey, the 2012 maternal mortality rate per 100,000 live births is 359 deaths, a significant increased from 2010. Both traditional and modern health practices are employed, with 86% of births being attended by skilled provider.
Unsafe drinking water is a major killer of young children. A system of universal social health insurance coverage was launched in 2014 which has as a goal, free health care for all hospitalizations.
Health care is offered both at the private and governmental levels with about twice as many private hospitals as public.
The “Medical Missions” of the Orthodox Church in Indonesia are very important because give love, support and hope.
Mainly the children who were born in the streets, who never learnt what home is, or never smelt warm food, or never learnt to read or write.
the homeless families who sleep in the streets and try to be protected from the sun and rain with brunches of trees and cartons.
The maltreated women who have no rights to education and generally are exploited.
the sick people who face the death because there isn’t medical treatment.
the children and adults who fight for a dignified life every day.
Our love can become a ray of hope and life for thousands of people in South Asia
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