Disappointed with the hospital services that are considered ignoring the rights of poor people, dozens of activists HMI Branch Polewali Mandar, West Sulawesi, conducted raids at the local general hospital, on Tuesday (04/12/2011) afternoon. They protested the policy of the hospital who asked for money warrants to holders Jamkesmas treated at the hospital. Disappointed not to find the Hospital Director, HMI activists then raided the hospital, including room director.
The arrival of dozens of activists HMI Polewali Mandar / pegawi quite surprising dozens of hospitals and patients' families in local general hospitals (hospitals) Polewali Mandar / afternoon.
The students were protesting the alleged existence of demand deposits to each holder Jamkesmas treated at the local hospital. They also protested the poor performance of hospital services is considered more business-oriented rather than function to serve the community. HMI has received many complaints mengkelaim Patients were disappointed that late to get the handling of the doctor, only for reasons the administration has not been completed. While many critically ill patients requiring treatment much faster.
Over the protests of activists HMI also post complaints open health care to the residents and families of patients treated at the hospital. Some patients had complained because the holder Jamkesmas complicated hospital officials, when examined at the hospital. "I had asked for money photo USD 90 thousand, I had threatened to scream and complain to my last student remains exempt from any payment," Nur said the housewife in this Polewali.
Disappointed not to find the hospital director, Dr. Nurwan Katta, HMI and then held a mass raid at the hospital, including the director searched the room. They even bercengkarama in the room while waiting for the Director of dating. They even threatened not to leave a space before the director to meet them.
After more than two hours more demonstrations, regional director of public hospitals Polewali Mandar, Doctor Nurwan Katta who escorted the police officers, akhhirnya meet the students in front of the hospital. Protests about the hospital services which was considered bad and violates the laws of health services was marred sophist.
In front of students, Dr. Katta Nurwan denied all allegations of students. According Nurwan no bail request for the poor. That is according to Nurhan only poor patients who do not meet all laden completeness adminsitasi, including letters of reference.
Nurwan also denied putting administrative services rather than patient care. "No charges nothing for the poor, all we serve throughout to meet the requirements." Clearly Nurwan.
The hospital director who was accompanied by a number of his staff also disputed never complicate and the prioritization of patient care services rather than administration. "All the admitted patients in the ED directly addressed including health workers, so it is not true when we give priority to administrative services," said Nurwan denied.
The atmosphere was heated up because the students menyeodorkan number of copies of patients who complain because Jamkesmas holders dissatisfied saol hospital services. According Nurwan are running it just follow the rules of existing health services. "Terms of service provision for patients Jamkesmas clear. Must have ID cards, KK, and a referral from local health centers. "Nurwan said. .
Field Coordinator, Kadri deplores the persistence of levies that burden the poor patients, but health care for poor countries has been secured. "The rights of poor patients it is obvious, why are still burdened with a variety of reasons including having to buy drugs in pharmacies outside the hospital." Kadri Said deplores
Kadri said it will continue to mempresur semuan p [ihak related to issues of health care systems for the poor really get serious attention, not just live or lip service officials in public.
Despite not finding a satisfactory answer HMI mass eventually disbanded and promised to visit a number of stakeholders, including the PT Askes and Representatives. (Edy Junaedi-Polewali Mandar, West Sulawesi).