Achievements & Events‎ > ‎Year 2015‎ > ‎

UMMC's Flood Relief Mission Phase 3

posted Mar 5, 2015, 8:35 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Mar 5, 2015, 8:35 PM ]
15th to 19th January 2015:


Updates: 
  • Tanah Merah was identified by PPUM as one of the areas badly affected by the floods.
  • Current weather conditions have greatly improved and flood water has receded.
  • However, local population are still having difficulty accessing basic healthcare due to preoccupation with recovery and rebuilding efforts.
  • Expected limited supply of clean water, electricity, food and more.
State covered: Kelantan (Tanah Merah)

Phase 3: 37 volunteers (deployed on 15th January 2015)
Mission Coordinator    : Khairul Anuar Bin Yahya
Clinical Coordinator     : Dr. Khairul Azri Bin Sabri

Objectives:
To set up and run four to five static clinics in Tanah Merah area over the duration of three days to provide relief to the local population in the form of:
  • Primary healthcare screening
  • Basic medications
  • Transfer to hospital facility
  • Food and daily needs supplies
Each static clinic is run by:
  • One Medical Officer (as Team Leader)
  • One House Officer
  • Two to Three Staff  Nurses
  • Two to Three Support Staff (PPK, Radiographers, Assistant Administrators, Occupational Therapist)
  • Zero to Two Social Workers
General Clinic Setup:
  • Nursing table - patient triage and registration
  • Consultation table - assessment by doctors
  • Dispensing table - to take medications
  • Treatment area - cleaning, dressing, detailed physical examination
 

Once again, a big thank you for those who were involved!