Outreach Program – 7 villages

Project Outreach Program - 7 villages
Objectives

• To provide basic medical screening and treatment • To provide dental treatment • To perform pap smear • To dispense reading glasses • To dispense hygiene kit • To give health education

Project Partners
Activities

• To provide basic medical screening and treatment • To provide dental treatment • To perform pap smear • To dispense reading glasses • To dispense hygiene kit • To give health education

Locations • Salt Trail: Trek & Treat, Crocker Range (Mission 10) • Kg Inarad, Kinabatangan (Mission 4) • Kg Inakaak, Pensiangan (Mission 2) • Kg Alutok, Tenom (Mission 2) • Kg Imusan, Tongod (Mission 2) • Kg Lumou, Telupid (Mission 3) • Kg Abingkoi, Tenom (Mission 1)
Period 3 days 2 nights
Accomplishments

A total of 2,474 beneficiaries were treated from seven districts

BACKGROUND

MERCY Malaysia has conducted mobile clinic since 2003 in the interior of Sabah which have limited health accessibility due to rough terrain condition, no roads and their socio-economic status. In Sabah, MERCY Malaysia works with local partners such as Sabah Parks and PACOS Trust to render the mission successful. Each of the organizations will contribute their expertise such as ensuring a translator of local languages, ranger, porter etc.

MERCY MALAYSIA’S EFFORTS

MERCY Malaysia together with volunteers from medical and nonmedical background have conducted mobile clinic in Penampang, Kinabatangan, Pensiangan, Tenom, Tongod and Telupid districts in 2013.

The beneficiaries are thankful to the efforts conducted by MERCY Malaysia as they get early notification before the commencement of mobile clinics done at their village and some patients appreciated the need for further treatment of whom given referral letter, in medical check-ups at the nearest hospital in their district.