UMMC's Flood Relief Mission Phase 3

Post date: Mar 06, 2015 4:35:4 AM

15th to 19th January 2015:

The continuation of UMMC's Flood Relief Mission Phase 1 and Phase 2..

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!