Outreach Clinic with the Change For Charity (CFC)

Project Outreach Clinic with the Change For Charity (CFC)
Objectives

To provide primary health care for indigenous community in Kahang area

Project Partners Malaysia Airlines and supported by Jabatan Hal Ehwal Orang Asli (JHEOA)
Activities

Our clinic includes: • Primary healthcare • Hygiene Kit distribution • Psychosocial activities • Spring cleaning

Locations Kg. Kuala Sengka and Kg. Air Pasir, Kahang
Period 18-19 June 2010
Accomplishments

120 adults and children seen over one session

Background

This programme is an extension of the ‘Change for Charity’ fundraising campaign, a collaborative 3-year fundraising effort between MERCY Malaysia and Malaysia Airlines to collect inflight donations from long-haul flights.

MERCY Malaysia efforts

28 volunteers from MERCY Malaysia and Malaysia Airlines set up the clinics and conducted basic medical health screening, health talks and distribution of hygiene kits. Awareness of reproductive health issues to the indigenous community was also promoted. Volunteers from Malaysia Airlines comprised cabin crews that have championed the collection of funds for ‘Change for Charity’ campaign on their flights. The provision of primary healthcare includes; • Blood Pressure and Glucose check • General medical check-up for the community • Provision of medicines Psychosocial activities include; • Balloon sculpting for children • Telematch