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Jakarta Post

Iwan Tumewa: Health, lifestyle and business

  • Burhanuddin Abe


Jakarta   /   Wed, January 6 2010   /  10:32 am

Physiotherapy and rehabilitation services are vital in the world of medicine. However, hospitals in Indonesia do not pay much attention to these needs, which is why after surgery, for example, some patients do not fully recover as they do not get the required follow-up therapy. Iwan Tumewa, a graduate of the University of Melbourne Medical School, saw this as a business opportunity. In partnership with a colleague, Teddy Batanghari, a graduate from the US, he opened a clinic called Eastwest Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation on July 4, 2005.The clinic, which is located in Dharmawangsa Square, South Jakarta, was established to fill the void and aims to become the country’s leading provider of physiotherapy and rehabilitation services, on a par with the top clinics of the world.The clinic not only caters to people who need rehabilitation after surgery but also to athletes with muscle pro...