CovidFund

27 Aug

Multi-Parameters Vital Signs Monitor Delivered To Hospital Ampang

A Multi-parameters Vital Signs Monitor, costing RM9000 was hand-delivered to Hospital Ampang on 27th August 2021. This equipment will be used to monitor a patient’s vital condition, with comprehensive readings, through waveforms and readouts. Healthcare professionals will be able to record patients’ heart rate, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, respiration and body temperature. On behalf of CovidFund, Dato’ Bindi Rajasegaran, Director Governor (DG) of Rotary District 3300, handed over the equipment to Dr. Kasuadi Bin Hussin, Director of Hospital Ampang.   ...

20 Aug

Hospital Serdang Receives Closed Suction Systems & Disposable Adult CPR Masks With Manometers

50 pieces of Closed Suction Systems, and 10 pieces of Adult CPR Masks with Manometers were delivered to Hospital Serdang on 20th August 2021. These Closed Suction System enables a medical practitioner to clear the lungs of secretions whilst maintaining ventilation, and minimising contamination with the least possible disruption to the patient. Oral suctioning in intubated patients is important to maintain a patent airway and improve oxygenation by removing mucus secretions and foreign material (vomit or gastric secretions) from the mouth...

18 Aug

Hospital Kajang Given Canvas Beds To Accommodate More Patients

On 18th August 2021, 15 Canvas Beds were delivered to Hospital Kajang. On site to receive these beds were Emergency Physician Dr Shuhaidah, and Hospital Supervisor Encik Fikri. Each Canvas Bed cost RM520, bringing the total sum of 15 beds to RM7800. With the shortage of beds in most hospitals due to the surge in patient admissions, hospitals are left with no choice  but to resort to using Canvas Beds. These beds are light, foldable and are made with heavy duty canvas. We...

18 Aug

Hospital Ampang’s Request For Suction Toothbrushes & Swabs Granted

Day after day, since the kick-off of CovidFund.my, we have been receiving numerous calls and requests from hospitals. From Oxygen Concentrators and Ventilators, to Syringe Pumps and other medical supplies and daily essentials. This particular request, though unusual, was attended to immediately. On 18th August 2021, Hospital Ampang received 100 Suction Toothbrushes and 100 Suction Swabs, costing RM1400 in total, for the use on intubated patients. Apart from being administered adequate sedative and anagelsic medications, an intubated patient will also require hygiene...

16 Aug

BAC Expedites The Delivery Of Aerosol Boxes For Antigen Tests (RTK-Ag) To HKL

On 16th August 2021, 10 Aerosol Boxes to be used by our frontliners when performing Covid-19 Antigen Tests were delivered to Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL). These Aerosol Boxes serve as a protection from droplets and aerosol contaminations in healthcare workers. Antigen Rapid Test Kit (RTK-Ag) has the advantage of detecting Covid-19 quickly and in large quantities, and Malaysia has been using RTK-Ag since 6th May 2020. While some countries use these Aerosol Boxes while patients are intubated, these boxes delivered to HKL...

13 Aug

Ampang Hospital Receives Emergency Kits

On 13th August 2021, Ampang Hospital received urgently needed CPAP Boussignacs along with M&H and CPAP Emergency Kits.     Four units of equipment were delivered, each costing around RM3,850.00, bringing the total to RM 15,400.00. These kits play an integral role in treating patients with breathing difficulties, which has proved to be rather common among Covid-19 patients. Not only does this equipment provide ventilatory support, but studies have also shown that fewer complications arise since intubation is not necessary, and hospitals stays...

11 Aug

Serdang Hospital Receives Portable Suction Units by BAC

The CovidFund initiative is making slow progress, slowly but surely. Though we are truly appreciative of the donations that we have received so far, we would like to use this opportunity to urge others to recognise the urgent need for medical supplies and equipment. Every day, our people are dying. Your donations are not only supporting our frontliners and hospitals but saving lives too. With your kind donations thus far, we were able to purchase a few more critically needed supplies....

09 Aug

BAC & Collaborative Partners Acquire Syringe Pumps For HTAR Klang

As hospitals around the nation continuously struggle to cope with the surge in Covid-19 infected patients brought in every single day, Malaysians and kind hearted individuals have come together to initiate efforts to reduce the strain and pressure felt by the healthcare sector.  Our healthcare system is overwhelmed with the spike in cases, and the urgent need to equip hospitals with critical life-saving medical equipment has come to attention.   Realising that many government hospitals and facilities face a supply crunch, almost crippled to an extent, CovidFund.my was immediately set-up. An inclusive collaboration of like-minded partners – BAC Education Group, Rotary...

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