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23 Aug

FreeMakan Expedites Food Aid For Kedah Flood Victims

On 18th August 2021, flash floods after a heavy rain caused the rivers near Gunung Jerai to overflow, causing massive floods in nearby villages. Came without a warning, with force and mudslides at a rapid pace, the floods, wrecked havoc in several areas. Rescue teams have been deployed to help with search, rescue and recovery, and relief centres set-up to house flood victims. In response to the severity of the disaster, with massive damage to homes, roads, vehicles and a damper on...

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...

20 Aug

Gujarati Association & Creador Foundation Join Hands With Free Makan To Help Pulau Gaya Sea Nomads

Pulau Gaya, is an island situated just 10 minutes off Kota Kinabalu, the state capital of Sabah. Here, away from the busyness of city life, live pockets of communities from different ethnicities, mainly the Bajaus and Filipino refugees who have fled their country. On 20th August 2021, the Creador Foundation and The Gujarati Association partnered with FreeMakan and made possible the delivery of 200 grocery packs to families in Pulau Gaya. En. Rajit, the Penghulu (Chief) for Pulau Gaya, and a...

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...

06 Aug

HTAR Klang Receives 10 Oxygen Concentrators Under CovidFund.my

The painful reality of our healthcare system has left so many infected patients to fend for themselves. However, the rapidly increasing death rate proves that this is not an option. As the days go by, our loved ones are being taken by the virus at a blistering rate. We need to step up our game; we need to support our hospitals and frontliners, and help them save our people. Among other supplies needed to treat Covid-19 patients, there is an urgent...

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