SABAH ISLANDS HEARTS AND MINDS PROJECT

Project SABAH ISLANDS HEARTS AND MINDS PROJECT
Objectives

Similar to the aims in providing medical care and attention to the indigenous communities living in the jungles, MERCY Malaysia hopes that this outreach project will introduce a standard of healthcare that is comparable to others in the state.

Project Partners Royal Malaysian Navy
Activities

Conducted health awareness programmes and medical examinations, covering health screening, dental screening and deworming.

Locations Pulau Mantanani Besar and Pulau Balambangan
Period 2004
Accomplishments

The Sabah Islands Hearts and Minds Project reached 800 people in Pulau Mantanani and 250 in Pulau Balambangan. A total of 26 MERCY Malaysia volunteers braved the seas on the Royal Malaysian Navy ship to provide medical care to these communities in 2004.