A name, a black-and-white photo, a short thank you note, and the crimson red stamp of the Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI). That’s how the organisation now commemorates commemorates Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI) IDI's Instagram channel is flooded with obituaries Read more doctors who have died from Covid-19.

In the span of three weeks, IDI has lost over 20 members. While it’s not news that doctors are vulnerable because they’re more likely to be exposed to the virus, Indonesia seems to be losing a disproportionately large number of its medical staff.  

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Nadine Freischlad

Nadine is based in Jakarta. She likes stories that capture the impact of digital transformation in Indonesia, with a special fondness for "clicks and bricks" businesses and platform economics. Previous stints with Tech In Asia, KrASIA, bylines in VICE, SCMP, CNN.

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