This specialist hospital is part of the health establishments of the province of Western Jawa. The hospital is classified as a category B hospital for lung diseases (registration number: 32090360) with 80 beds.
The hospital is situated on Jalan Pangeran Kejaksan PO Box 4 at Sidawangi, Kabupaten Cirebon.
Coordinates: latitude: -6,80 and longitude: 108,48.
The website of the hospital is: http://www.rsparu.jabarprov.go.id
This website contains statements on the history of the Hospital (Google translated and abbreviated):
The West Java Province Lung Hospital is located in Sidawangi Village, Sumber District, Cirebon Regency. Because of its location which is directly adjacent to Nanggela Village, Mandirancan District, Kuningan Regency, some of the hospital buildings are also located in Kuningan Regency. Initially the West Java Provincial Lung Hospital was a Sidawangi Sanatorium established by the Dutch East Indies Government in 1939 which was intended to isolate patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (pulmonary TB) to reduce the transmission / spread of pulmonary TB disease, where at that time the death rate from TB disease Lungs are very high. The establishment of the Sidawangi Sanatorium was initiated by the Lung - Lung Disease Eradication Foundation Foundation (P5) in collaboration with the Dutch East Indies Government to hold a Night Market in the Cirebon Kebumen field in 1938, in this activity raised funds from the community for the construction of the Sidawangi Sanatorium which was built on an area of land. approximately 10 hectares, which is located in the dog sand in Sidawangi Village, Sumber District, Cirebon Regency. The result is 17 buildings, four of which are buildings used to treat 60 (sixty) beds of sufferers. On 21 November 1939 the Sidawangi Sanatorium was inaugurated by the Governor General Carda Stockenberg. Furthermore, sanatorium supervision is handed over to dr. Tong Siong Beng. In 1942 along with the arrival of the Japanese colonialists, the supervision of the Sanatorium was handed over from dr. H. Abdul Fatah to dr. Hko Pek Gwan and used as an evacuation site from Kesambi Hospital and Pamitran Maternity Hospital. In 1948 the Sidawangi Sanatorium by the Dutch Military Red Cross changed its function to the Sidawangi General Hospital, which was also used to treat Indonesian Guerrillas, especially TNI Officers. In 1950 the function of the General Hospital was returned to its original function as a Sidawangi Sanatorium which specifically treats patient patients. Pulmonary TB disease.In 1953 when the leadership of the Sanatorium was handed over from dr. Tong Siong Beng to dr. Liem Ghiek Djiang, added the building so that it can accommodate 80 (eighty) beds. This year there was also an attack by DI / TII, which was accompanied by burning of buildings and medical equipment such as X-rays and doorlights, as well as looting of belongings of patients and employees who were in the dormitory. Even though they were attacked by DI / TII twice, the employees did not falter and continued to work as usual. In 1978, the Sidawangi Sanatorium was changed to the Sidawangi Pulmonary Tuberculosis Hospital (RSTP) and became a Technical Implementing Unit under the Directorate General of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia based on the Decree of the Minister of Health RI No.137 of 1978. In 2002, RSTP Sidawangi was handed over to the West Java Provincial Government, based on the Decree of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Indonesia Number: 909 / Menkes / SK / VIII / 2001. Then the West Java Provincial Government responded and the name was changed to "RUMAH SAKIT PARU SIDAWANGI" based on the Regional Regulation of West Java Province Number. 6 of 2002 concerning Amendments to the Regional Regulation of West Java Province Number. 16 of 2000 concerning the Regional Technical Institute of West Java Province. In 2008 the Sidawangi Pulmonary Hospital was changed to become "LUNG HOSPITAL, WEST JAVA PROVINCE" based on West Java Provincial Regulation No. 23 of 2008 concerning the organization and work procedures of the Regional Hospital of West Java Province.