Outreach Clinic for Pendatang Asing Tanpa Izin (PATI)

Project Outreach Clinic for Pendatang Asing Tanpa Izin (PATI)
Objectives

To provide primary healthcare for immigrant/detainees in Pekan Nenas Detention Camp, Johor

Project Partners Jabatan Imigresen Johor
Activities

Our clinic includes: • Primary healthcare • Dental healthcare • Deworming • Hygiene Kit distribution • Psychosocial activities

Locations Pekan Nenas Detention Camp
Period • 6 February 2010 • 24 April 2010 • 10 July 2010
Accomplishments

207 adults and children seen over 3 sessions

Background

35 volunteers from various backgrounds involved in setting up the clinics and conducting basic medical health screening, health talks and distribution of hygiene kits. Goodies were also distributed to the children as part of the psychosocial activities for the group.

MERCY Malaysia efforts

During the mission, 207 detainees from the detention camp benefited from the outreach clinic. Few cases were referred to the hospital for further treatment. Good teamwork and participation from the volunteers, immigration officers and the crowd resulted in smooth operation of the programme. The provision of primary healthcare include; • Blood Pressure and Glucose check • General medical check-up for the community • Provision of medicines