Since its establishment in 1923, Dr.YAP Eye Hospital is a special hospital whose scope of activities includes efforts to improve eye health: Prevention and early detection of eye disease, diagnosis and treatment of eye disease patients, as well as advancing the science of eye health. Dr.YAP Eye Hospital has the status of a private hospital belonging to the people of Yogyakarta. The existence of Dr.YAP Eye Hospital and other institutions that were founded beside it cannot be separated from the initiatives and efforts of Dr. Yap Hong Tjoen. Dr. Yap Hong Tjoen is a citizen of Chinese descent. Since in Holland, there has been a desire by Dr. Yap to practice his expertise and intelligence with the Indonesian people. For this reason, upon arriving in Indonesia after completing his education in the Netherlands, Dr. Yap Hong Tjoen tried to immediately realize his hopes and dreams. The beginning of the pioneering of Dr.YAP Eye Hospital was marked by:
• Establishment of Centrale Vereeniging tot bevordering der Oogheelkunde (CVO)
• Establishment of Princess Juliana Gasthuis voor Ooglijders
• Establishment of Balai Mardi Wuto
• Changes to "Dr. YAP" Eye Hospital
When the Japanese occupation government arrived in Yogyakarta in 1942, Princess Juliana Gasthuis voor Ooglijders changed its name to Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP to eliminate anything related to the Dutch colonial government. However, Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP was still harassed by the Japanese occupation army by destroying the hospital. Even Dr. Yap Hong Tjoen was arrested and taken prisoner. Since then until now the name Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP has never experienced a change.
In 1948, Dr. Yap Kie Tiong son of Dr. Yap Hong Tjoen, returned to Indonesia after completing his education in the Netherlands by obtaining a Doctorate degree in eye diseases. Dr. Yap Hong Tjoen has prepared his successor to continue his service to the community. For this reason, through Notary Deed No. 53 dated 17 June 1949 before Notary J. Hofstade in Semarang, Dr. Yap Hong Tjoen gave full authority to Dr. Yap Kie Tiong about everything related to Centrale Vereeninging tot bevordering der Oogheelkunde in Nederlandsch-Indie (CVO), Vorstenlandsch Blinden Instituut, and Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP. After handing over full power to his son, Dr. Yap Hong Tjoen left Indonesia in June 1949 and died in the Netherlands. Dr. Yap Kie Tiong assumed full power from his father, until his death on January 9, 1969. Before he died, Dr. Yap Kie Tiong had written a will relating to the continuity of the Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP addressed to Kanjeng Gusti Paku Alam VIII, Mr. Soemitro Kolopaking, Mr. Soemarman, and two other unnamed members. The contents of the will included “a request to take over Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP for the benefit of society”.
With the death of Dr. Yap Kie Tiong led to Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP is experiencing a leadership vacuum. As Commissioner of the Stichting Vorstenlandsch Blinden Instituut and at the same time carrying out the will of Dr. Yap Kie Tiong, Sri Paku Alam VIII coordinated with Mr. Soemitro Kolopaking, Mr. Soemarman and the family of Dr. Yap Kie Tiong, namely Ir. Yap Kie Han to address the existence of the Dr. YAP Eye Hospital. YAP at that time. To maintain the continuity of Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP, Ir Yap Kie Han helped financially to meet the needs of hospital management and with Mr. Soemarman arranged for a substitute ophthalmologist. April 1969 Prof. Dr. Pranowo and dr. Gunawan from the Ophthalmic Department of the Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University entered, but was not willing to become a leader. April 1, 1971, dr. Basarodin K., a senior ophthalmologist from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, serves as head of the Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP definitively through a stipulation from the Government (Kep. Pres. RI No. 13032/B/Pers/720/PT/1974).
On November 9, 1972 the legal entity that manages Dr. YAP Eye Hospital. YAP was officially established under the name Dr. YAP Eye Hospital Foundation. YAP Prawirohusodo. As its founders were Kanjeng Gusti Prince Adipati Ario Paku Alam VIII, Raden Adipati Ario Soemitro Kolopaking Purbonegoro, Ir. Nicholas Tjandi Rosari (as a relative and attorney for Dr. Yap's family), and Ir. Yap Kie Han (Dr. Yap Kie Tiong's younger brother). The Goals of the Dr. YAP Eye Hospital Foundation. YAP Prawirohusodo can be said to be the same as CVO's goals, namely:
1. Promote and improve knowledge of eye diseases in Indonesia.
2. Eradicate eye disease in the broadest sense.
As for achieving this goal, the efforts that will be and are being carried out by the foundation are determined, as follows:
1. Continuing Dr. YAP Eye Hospital in Yogyakarta.
2. Establishing and running similar eye hospitals in other places.
3. Establish eye disease clinics in place if necessary.
4. Conduct research on eye disease.
5. Become a training center for medical personnel specifically for eye diseases.
6. Establish cooperation with universities, scientific institutions, domestic/foreign organizations.
7. Establishing an Eye Bank.
8. Conducting other legal efforts for the welfare of people with eye disease.
In 1987 a change was made to the composition of the board of the Dr. YAP Eye Hospital Foundation. YAP Prawirohusodo. The composition of the board of Dr. YAP Eye Hospital Foundation. The new Prawirohusodo YAP consists of a patron, namely Sri Paduka KGPAA Paku Alam VIII, three advisers, a chairman, namely KPHH H. Mangkubumi, three deputy chairmen, two secretaries, two treasurers, and seven members. In addition, a daily management was also established consisting of a chairman, secretary and treasurer each, as well as two members.
During the period 1987-1989, the management of the Dr. YAP Eye Hospital Foundation. This second YAP Prawirohusodo during his tenure brought in expert consultants from abroad, namely Dr. HB Meerdink, an expert in the field of hospitals; E. Lammerts van Bueren, a management and finance expert Prof. Dr. Crone, an ophthalmologist.
In 1989 a new management was formed, Dr. YAP Eye Hospital Foundation. YAP Prawirohusodo. The new management structure consists of a patron namely Sri Paduka KGPAA Paku Alam VIII, four advisors, a chairman namely Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, two deputy chairmen, two secretaries, two treasurers and seven members. In addition, a daily management was also established consisting of a chairman, secretary and treasurer each, as well as two members.
During the period 1989-1998, the management of Dr. YAP Eye Hospital. This third YAP Prawirohusodo, during his term of office, established the Mardi Wuto Foundation on August 20, 1991. The management structure of the Mardi Wuto Foundation consists of a patron, namely Sri Paduka KGPAA Paku Alam VIII, two advisers, a general chairperson held by Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X , two deputy chairmen, two secretaries, two treasurers, two general assistants, and the person in charge of areas covering education and training, placement/manpower recruitment, business and funding, information and communication, library.
The Mardi Wuto Foundation was established with the aim of assisting the government in improving welfare for the blind. The efforts and activities carried out include: establishing a library of Braille tapes and books, recording knowledge books for students, students with visual impairments, and receiving orders for recordings, coaching for independent living, expanding educational opportunities for the blind, channeling manpower for the blind, education skills for the blind, English lessons, arts and sports for the blind.
In 1998 a new management was formed at the Dr. YAP Hospital Foundation. YAP Prawirohusodo and there is a change in article seven paragraph five regarding the term of office set for five years, previously the term of office was not limited. In addition, the composition of the management of Dr. Hospital Foundation was also determined. YAP (Article 7 paragraph 6) consists of a protector, namely the Governor of the Provincial Level 1 Regional Head. D. I. Yogyakarta, three advisers, a chairman namely Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, three deputy chairmen, two secretaries, two treasurers, four members, and daily administrators each a chairman, secretary and treasurer and three members .
Then on September 9, 1999 a new management composition was established for the Dr. YAP Hospital Foundation. YAP Prawirohusodo which consists of a patron, namely Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, a supervisory/advisory board, each chairperson held by Ir. Budi Darmito, MM, deputy chairperson, secretary, deputy secretary, treasurer, deputy treasurer, chairman of general affairs, deputy chairman of general affairs, chairman of medical and hospital affairs, deputy chairman of medical and hospital affairs, and head of correctional and welfare affairs, as well Vice Chair for Social Affairs and Welfare.
At an increasingly mature age, Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP combines various potentials that have been owned since the time of its establishment starting in 1922 until now. We always prioritize professional human resources, various modern medical devices, and the convenience of health services. The presence of a new operating room also complements all the modern facilities owned by Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP.
Ease of access for the public to carry out active communication with the Dr. Eye Hospital. YAP is getting wider. Direct services, as well as information from the website are greatly utilized by the community in line with the progress of the internet today. Preservation of buildings and trees that are old but sturdy combines with the natural concept of a national cultural heritage building. This is the advantage of Dr. YAP Eye Hospital. YAP which continues to be committed to supporting environmental preservation and the concept of a green area that we always uphold. Everything we do boils down to the Excellent Service we present to you.Read More
dr. Alida Lienawati, M.Kes., FISQua
Director of Service, Education & HR
dr. Erin Arsianti, Sp.M., M.Sc., MPH
Director of Finance, Information Systems & General Affairs
Haryadi, S.E., Akt., MAK., AAAIJ., CRBD
"Become a professional and trusted eye education and service center that can compete globally."
1. Provide services that focus on the patient as a whole and strive for collaboration with other agencies/institutions to complement each other.
2. Organizing professional eye health services for Southeast Asia by meeting the expectations of stakeholders.
3. Develop the science of eye health through education, research and training for health workers and the community.