Indigenous hospital (GBZ) Kediri

The Inlands (indigenous)hospitaal at Kediri (same Residency) in East Java was founded about 1880. Its personnel was appointed by the NI Government. The  Staatsblad van Nederlands-Indie (NI Statutebook) of 21 January 1879 no. 24 mentions the appointment of one mandoer (supervisor) at a monthly salary of  ƒ 12 and one male or female servant at a monthly salary of ƒ 10. If the number of patients exceeded 40, an additional servant was allowed for each 15 patients. The Supplement to the NI Statutebook no 11446 of 27 August 1927 allowed the nursing classes 3 (nursing fee ƒ 3) and 4 (nursing fee ƒ1,50).

In 1905 the formation of staff was revised: one mandoer at a monthly salary of ƒ  50. One headnurse at a monthly salary of ƒ 25 and six nurses with each a monthly salary of ƒ 15.  Five student nurses at ƒ 10 per month. (NI Statutebook 102 of 1 February 1905,  Decision Governor-General of 27 January 1905).

In the 1930s, Kediri was a Residency, regency, district and subdistrict with a capital city of the same name in the provincee of East Java. The Residency was divided into five regencies: 1. Kedirri; 2. Ngandjuk; 3. Blitar; 4. Toeloengagoeng and 5. Trenggalek. The Residency had almost 2.5 million inhabitants, of whom 6,000 Europeans and 25,000 Chinese. The regency of Kediri had 350,000 inhabitants, of whom 2,800 Europeans and 9,100 Chinese. The region was occupied by the NI Government after the Java war. It is situated next to the Residency Madiun with the Gunung Wilis (active vulcano, 2563 m) and the Residency Malang with the Gunung Kelud (active vulcano 1731 m) and the Gunung Kawi (inactive vulcano 2651 m). In the southeit is bordered by the Kalkgebergte (Gunung Kidoel) that stretches to the Gunung Semeroe (the highest active vulcano of Java 3676 m) of the Residency Probolinggo.The kali Brantas flows through the whole Residency that is in general rather fertile. The Brantas begins at the Semeroe and circles the Keloed and the Kawi mountains, ending up at the sea near Surabaya. The Residency has many train and tramways. Hindoe antiquities (11th and 13th century) from the Hindu-realm Daha are found inmany places (Gonggryp 1934, 642).

See also General hospitals  1940- Google maps for the location of the hospital.





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