QFFD and QC implements health projects giving hopes to Rohingya refugees in Malaysia

  • 11 months   ago
Implementing health projects, mobile clinics and copious medical services in Malaysia has led to easing the suffering of rohingya refugees and the beneficiaries in the region were delighted with assistance availed to them. 
This framework of cooperation is partnered between the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and Qatar Charity (QC), which continues in executing the projects of $50 million grant made by the Qatar Amir, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani for all the rohingya refugees suffering in the parts of Malaysia. 
The health projects and mobile clinic services began on October 2019, when the agreements were signed with the Malaysian National Welfare Foundation, an agency that comes under the women, family, and community development ministry. The allotted budget for this well-being project is estimated at 14.7 million dollars over the span of three years.
Both the QFFD and QC functions on building up the current situation of the rohingya refugees in the region, as the United Nations (UN) confirm the presence of more than 178,000 refugees and asylum-seekers believed to have registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Malaysia. 
Boshor Norzummia, who lost his vision in one eye due to an accident in August 2020, expressed his gratitude towards the mobile clinic services for their timely help and much needed medical assistance that helped him in reducing the pain he endured. 
Mohammad Zubair lauded the mobile clinic by saying, it was really useful and it provided much required treatment for my children with special needs.
Sakinah Ismail, one of the rohingya refugee diagnosed with breast cancer, was provided with a treatment from the clinic in Pandan Mewah, Ampang, Malaysia. Sakinah was overwhelmed with the medical assistance provided to her as she conveyed her gratitude by saying that she is indeed delighted and thankful to all those who helped her in receiving the accurate and proper treatment that gave her another chance to live and take care of her twin daughters.
QFFD and QC’s initiative of working towards providing the meticulous care and timely medical services on equipping and operating five health care centres, mobile medical clinics, a vaccination program aimed at providing doses to 24,000 children, a referral program for critical cases and complicated deliveries, a health shelter program for setting up five shelters, and raising health awareness in refugees was enabled with the support of the grand provided by His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.