|Project||SABAH ISLANDS HEARTS AND MINDS PROJECT|
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|
Conducted health awareness programmes and medical examinations, covering health screening, dental screening and deworming.
|Locations||Pulau Mantanani Besar and Pulau Balambangan|
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.