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Tzu Chi volunteer comforting a child who refused to be screened while Dr Ng Kok Han provided caring to the parent.【Photograph by Ng Bee Kheng】

On May 22, 2010, Tzu Chi volunteers provided dental screening at Selayang Religious School. The 28 children, who were found to require dental treatment, were treated at Tzu Chi Pudu Free Clinic on May 29.

Kuala Lumpur medical team get-together taking place at Tzu Chi Kuala Lumpur.【Photograph by Tan Ka Hong】

A get-together was organized on April 22, 2010, to enable the Kuala Lumpur medical team to share their free clinic experiences and Dr Ng Poh Yin to share her joy in promoting environmental protection in the hospital.

Photos by Wong Twee Hee & Low Hai Loon

CEO of Tzu Chi Singapore, Brother David Liu (farthest right), presenting the mobile dental chairs and a portable dental equipment case gifted by TIMA Taiwan to Chief Officer of Ratnapura's Department of Health , Dr Kapila (second from right), and Superintendent of Base Hospital-Kahawatta, Dr Tissa Perera third from right).

More than half a year after holding the first free clinic in Ratnapura, Sri Lanka, a 109-strong team from Singapore and Malaysia returned to the mountainous province on March 10, 2010 to relieve the sickness of the locals.

Indica (second from left) and her peers were excited about putting on the TIMA uniform for the first time.【Photograph by Wong Twee Hee】

Dr Kapila, Dr Tissa and Dr Panditham were the first few TIMA members in Sri Lanka. After serving in the 2nd free clinic, 60 local medical personnel also joined TIMA as members. With the set-up of the local TIMA Chapter, more positive forces could be gathered to relieve the Sri Lankans of their suffering.

Klang TIMA's Spring Festival get-together taking place at Klang office.【Photograph by Shawn Ang Shin Lian】

TIMA Klang held its annual Spring Festival get-together on March 7 at Tzu Chi Klang's office. Medical volunteers took the opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings.

Volunteers presented a cake to Deng Hui Wen to celebrate the success of his surgery and to mark a new beginning for his life【Photograph by Loh Siew Chien】

On January 2, 2009, Deng Hui Wen, who had leg Lymphedema, returned home with a slimmer leg after spending more than a month of treatment at Hualien Tzu Chi Medical Centre. He now has a wish to fulfill when he fully recovers.

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