JAKARTA – Scleroderma Indonesia Foundation officially launched and introduced to the public on Sunday, February 26, 2017 ago. Along with the launching of Scleroderma Foundation Indonesia also held a public seminar with the theme of Scleroderma and Mata as well Update All about Scleroderma with speaker dr. Sumartini Dewi, SpPD-KR, M.Kes from Division of Rheumatology Department of Internal Medicine, RSUPN dr. Hasan Sadikin Bandung and dr. Yulia Aziza, SpM from Division of Infection and Immunology Department of Eye Health, RSUPN dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo Jakarta.

“Gratitude to God the show runs smoothly and it’s great that ODS friends can come too. We are relieved that our journey for almost five years has also materialized this foundation. In the future hopefully we can raise this foundation so that our mission vision can be realized “, said Chairman of Scleroderma Indonesia Foundation, Patrisia Ayu, when met after the event held at RSCM Kirana.

The event was attended by representatives of the IRA (Indonesian Rheumatology Association), ODS (People With Scleroderma) and their families and invited guests were rousing and solemn.

“I am personally happy for the ODS, in the end they have a foundation that will overshadow them, and we from IRA congratulate on the birth of Scleroderma Indonesia Foundation, may be more advanced”, said dr. Laniyati Hamijoyo, SpPD-KR, M.Kes as IRA representative.

“It’s great to be present at this seminar, we can meet other ODS friends and get excited by gathering like this, information on Sclerodema also increases,” explained Sunarti, ODS from Karawang.