Traditional Chinese medicine campaign


COME Nov 19, some 1,000 people will have the chance to get free medical treatment at the Penang Fo Yi Haemodialysis Society premises at Jln Permatang Damar Laut, Batu Maung.

At a press conference on Oct 27, Penang Island City Council (MBPP) director of management services Mohamed Akbar Mustapha extended the invitation to those who wished to utilise this free service.

The health campaign is jointly co-organised by Penang Lions Club Metropolitan, Penang Leo Metropolitan, Red Crescent Society Penang and supported by MBPP.

Among those present at the press conference were Yi Liao Min Juan chairman Yeoh Sia Kok, event organising chairman, Local Agenda 21 Penang founder SK Chong and chairman of Fo Yi Hemodialysis Society Teh Choon Seng.

Also joining them were MBPP councillors Ong Ah Teong and Harvinder Singh.

Akbar said the Program TCM Medical Camp on Nov 19 involves 110 Chinese physicians and specialist doctors from Malaysia, China and Vietnam.

“It started in 2012 and it’s in existence for five years with a total of 47 ‘Health Service Camp’ around Penang, jointly operated by assemblymembers, non-government organisations and industry players.

“The free clinic camp is the largest clinic camp in the country,” Akbar who represented Penang Island mayor Datuk Maimunah Mohd Sharif at the press conference.

For further details, call 016-4410372/016-4542082.