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from THE JAKARTA POST -- THURSDAY, APRIL 07, 2011 -- PAGE 4 Many complaints aimed at Indonesia's doctors concern their lack of communication skills, activists and patients say.
Aminah, 60, who accompanied her husband Sangidun Djoefri to undergo a cardiac operation in Singapore in 2007, was impressed with the quick service in the city state as the doctors gave clear information about her husband's condition, the steps that needed to be taken and how much it would cost.
Farida, 31, on the other hand, experienced a major communication breakdown when she went to her doctor recently. Her doctor stared at her X-ray and prescribed her drugs without telling her what was …