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First time donors, Too Ruo Qian and Pang Jing Yan, encouraging each other.【Photograph by Tham Yok Seng】

Tzu Chi Tampin has regularly held blood donation drives in collaboration with Tampin Hospital. The campaign attracted not only young people, but also the handicapped, to donate their blood to save lives. They all were inspired by a kind thought.

An active session of Q & A between participants and medical speakers.【Photograph by Tok Chia Hua】

Tzu Chi Kuala Lumpur & Selangor's TIMA team organized training on how to care for cancer patients on April 6, 7 and 27, 2013. Seven speakers were invited to give talks to the volunteers. A Cancer Support Group was also formed, comprising of volunteers from various community zones.

Volunteers helping the students to get rid of head lice.【Photograph by Hsieh Hsiu Hua】

On March 17, 2013, Tzu Chi Sandakan held a free clinic-cum-relief distribution at Monopod Sugut Primary School. The School's Headmaster hopes that Tzu Chi can hold such activities more often for the students and their parents.

The tea-serving ceremony officiated the opening of the appreciation gathering. The objective of the event was to thank the doctors, who volunteered their time, and to call for other doctors to join the Association.【Photograph by Tan Lian Hee】

On March 2, 2013, Tzu Chi International Medical Association (TIMA) organized a gathering to thank doctors who volunteered their time and expertise to provide assistance to those in need and, at the same time, call for more doctors to join the Association.

Dentist Ng Gut Kiat sharing her joy of serving with Tzu Chi with participants of TIMA's Appreciation Gathering.【Photograph by Tan Lian Hee】

In 1994, free medical services were incorporated into the Charity Mission of Tzu Chi Melaka; and the first relief distribution for care-recipients was held.

Villager getting specialist medical advice from a TIMA member. 【Photograph by Ng Hsiung Hsiung】

A free health check jointly organized by Tzu Chi Kuching and Sarawak Health Ministry was held on March 2, 2013 at Siburan Community Hall. Residents received specialist consultations that included dental and gynaecology, as well as, checks on their blood pressure, blood sugar, urine and eyesight.

Volunteer Mo Mei Feng presented a gift pack and gave encouragement to the patient.【Photograph by Ang Cheng Peng】

On the 7th day of the Lunar New Year, most people would patronize the restaurants for 'laosheng' as this day is the traditional "renri (everybody's birthday)". But a group of caring and loving volunteers had gathered at the lobby of Selayang Hospital to offer their care and blessings to the patients who could not go home for the Chinese New Year celebration.

Mojnu Bishwa successfully quit smoking in just one month.【Photograph by Ong See Lim】

Bangladeshi worker, Mojnu Bishwa, who had smoked for the past 20 years, participated in the "Quit Smoking Campaign", and succeeded in curbing his smoking habit with help from Tzu Chi's Medical Team. Now, he feels healthier.

In total, 82 members of the public had joined the blood donation campaign, organized by Tzu Chi Kluang on December 9.【Photograph by Chee Kok Hong】

On December 9, 2012, Tzu Chi Kluang organized a blood donation campaign and received overwhelming response from members of the public.

Community volunteers from Petaling Jaya Zone organized a 2nd Health screening activity for the residents of Kg Bunga Raya. 【Photograph by Teh Seng Lim】

Tucked in the city of Shah Alam is Kampung Bunga Raya, home to 62 families living at the longhouses since 2003. To see a doctor, residents would need to travel more than 10 km to the nearest government clinic at Sungai Buloh or visit a private practitioner around the area. Tzu Chi held a health screening service for the residents on November 25, 2012.

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