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On April 10, 2011, Melaka General Hospital held a joint organ and blood donation drive at Tzu Chi Melaka. Twenty-year old Chew Chee Heng signed up as a donor. Sadly, he died on August 13 from injuries sustained in an accident on July 24. His organs saved five people.

The UMMC medical team performing operation on Sewwandhi.【Photograph provided by UMMC】Thirteen-year old Sri Lankan, Sewwandhi, has congenital scoliosis. With help from Tzu Chi Sri Lanka and Singapore, she had the opportunity to undergo an operation at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). Now, she should have more confidence in her future.

There were TIMA doctors providing free consultations to the 9th Mile villagers who came for health screening.【Photograph by Tai Woon Kong】

After setting up a recycling station, Tzu Chi volunteers held a health screening activity for villagers at 9th Mile Cheras.

Dr Chong Nu Thai from Hospital Sungai Buloh sharing the subject on AIDS with Tzu Chi volunteers and members.【Photograph by Chan Chek Chong】

On June 12, 2011, Dr Chong Nu Thai, a Specialist in Infectious Diseases from Hospital Sungai Buloh, was invited to give a talk on AIDS to members of Tzu Chi at its Balakong Community Centre.

Children are our future. Proper guidance and values should be given to them so that they will grow up to be a good people.【Photograph by Chuan Ian Xia】

This year, the objective of TIMA Kuala Lumpur & Selangor is to provide, amongst other services, free health screening for charitable institutions. On June 12, 2011, the first such service was carried out at the Agathian's Shelter Home.

Five female doctors gave consultations to the Dharma Masters who came for the health screening.【Photograph by Low Mai Yin】

The first health screening specially for female monastics was held at the Tzu Chi Free Clinic Centre in Pudu on June 11, 2011. Seventeen bhikkhunis received the service.

Five female doctors gave consultations to the Dharma Masters who came for the health screening.【Photograph by Low Mai Yin】

The first health screening specially for female monastics was held at the Tzu Chi Free Clinic Centre in Pudu on June 11, 2011. Seventeen bhikkhunis received the service.

A scene of the first community health screening campaign held at a recycling point.【Photograph by Tan Siong Kee】

Tzu Chi Muar held their first community health screening campaign at Taman Mas Merah, Sg. Abong, on April 17. Volunteers also advocated environmental protection at the same time.

Doctors and nurses practising sign-language at Tzu Chi Selangor & Kuala Lumpur Office after work.【Photograph by Ho Wen Yee】

On March 6, 2011, a sharing session was held at Tzu Chi's Selangor & Kuala Lumpur Office for the physicians, who participated in the sign-language performance, and helpers at the TIMA Thanksgiving Concert. All concerned took this opportunity to share their unique experience.

Director of Hospital KL, Dato' Dr Zaininah (2nd from the right), took time to host the opening ceremony. Dr Ng Poh Yin (4th from the right) was deeply touched.【Photograph by Casy Lau Chun Nee】

On March 5, 2011, nurses of the Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department at Hospital Kuala Lumpur, commemorated International Women's Day (March 8) by holding an Environmental Protection Exhibition in the hospital. Tzu Chi volunteers were on hand to assist.

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