GBZ Lubuk Pakam

The Gouvernements Burgerlijke Ziekeninrichting (Government Civil Hospital) at Loeboek Pakam, the main town of the subdepartment Serdang in the Government Eastcoast Sumatra, was established in 1927. The hospital was mentioned in the Bijlage bij het Staatsblad van Nederlandsch-Indie (Supplement NI Statutebook) no. 11446 of 30 August 1927: “Vaststelling van de Regelen betreffende de bestemming van Gouvernments burgerlijke ziekeninrichtingen,de formatie van het personeel, zoomede de kosten van verpleging in die inrichtingen.”( Regulation of target groups, personnel and tariffs of GBZs). The GBZ at Loeboek Pakam could admit patients in the nursing class 4 (nursing fee   ƒ 1,50).

In the 1930s, Loeboek Pakam was the principal town of the subdivision Serdang, Division Deli and Serdang, Government Eastcoast of Sumatra (Gonggryp1934, 764).

See also General hospitals 1940 –  Google maps, for the location of town and hospital.


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