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Palliative care lends a helping hand

  • Allison Hore

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, February 14 2018 | 12:25 am
Palliative care lends a helping hand

PREMIUM Careful: Nurse Susi conducts a medical check-up on patient Dea at Rachael House.(JP/Allison Hore)In a high-density neighborhood in North Jakarta, nurse Susi is visiting one of her patients. Dea, not her real name, is 18 months old and HIV positive.

At her young age, Dea has already had a serious bout of pneumonia, which left her with respiratory issues.

Dea lives in a one room apart...