This maternity hospital was initiated in 1931 at Surabaya by a Dutch missionary organization.
Annual report on 1938 of the Wijk- en Ziekenverpleging “Mardi Santosa” at Soerabaja.
From: GTNI, 1939, deel 79, afl. 30, 25 Juli 1939, pag. 1904:
It was a dificult year from a financial point of view. Despite an effort to save money and despite financial aid from several sources, the result was negative as a consequence of expansion and help to many poor people. A second European nurse was added to the staff and the Javanese personnel was continuously expanded.
The number of outpatient consultations was 28,746 (in 1937: 20,597), the number of deliveries was 1,247 (1,176).