ISLAND PROJECT IN PULAU MANTANANI, SABAH

Project ISLAND PROJECT IN PULAU MANTANANI, SABAH
Objectives

To provide medical aid to communities in islands off the coast of Sabah.

Project Partners Polis Di Raja Malaysia, Pasukan Gerakan Khas
Activities

Conducted an outreach clinic to who do not have access to medical attention.

Locations PULAU MANTANANI
Period 2009
Accomplishments

A total of 467 patients were treated during the outreach clinic.

Background

This programme started as an outreach project to provide medical aid to communities in islands off the coast of Sabah. It was launched by MERCY Malaysia in a first joint effort with the Royal Malaysian Navy in year 2004.

The outreach clinic targeted 1,000 beneficiaries each visit and focused on the islanders who do not have access to medical attention.

The project introduces the island communities to a standard of living typical for town dwellers and healthcare can be received on a regular basis.