Lions Club of Gemas Bahru

Project Name : MAWAR RENAL DIALYSIS CENTRE (GEMAS BRANCH) JOINT WITH LIONS CLUB OF GEMAS BAHRU

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Club : Lions Club of Gemas Bahru
Club No. : 061094
Sponsor Club : LIONS CLUB OF JEMENTAH
Charter Date : 24TH AUGUST 1998
Charter President : LION CHUA SUWI WAT
Centennial President (2016-2017) : LION JASON MOK FOO SOON
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Project Name : MAWAR RENAL DIALYSIS CENTRE (GEMAS BRANCH) JOINT WITH LIONS CLUB OF GEMAS BAHRU
Project Description :

1. Objective of the Signature Project
• To set up and sustain a charitable dialysis centre dedicated for the poor and needy dialysis patients in Gemas and nearby community regardless of races and religions
• To bring competent and empathetic care, love and hope to the less fortunate ones who are in great need of dialysis to prolong their lives
• To improve the health and quality of life of people living with kidney diseases
• To provide social responsibility towards the society

2. Started
The fundraising campaign to set up this centre was started in July 2006, founded by the President, Lion Chew Tong Heng, all the past Presidents and members of club, Organising Chairman PP Lion Dato Tan Yong Chin, along with the collaboration from Pusat Haemodialisis Mawar (PHM) led by Dato Dr Yeow Chai Thiam. The official opening of this dialysis centre was on 8th November 2006.

3. Members Involved
All of the members are involved initially for the fundraising but annually we have 12 members on the committee board lead by PP Lion Dato Tan Yong Chin.

4. Benefited
Currently there are 9 dialysis machines available, running two shifts, allowing for 38 patients to benefit from the subsidised dialysis services every month, comprising of 32 Malays, 3 Chinese and 3 Indians. Since 2006, there are a total number of 105 patients accumulated to date, who have benefited from the service provided by this centre.

5. Man hour spent
This centre is supervised by the manager, Puan Norlizahwati and constantly running daily with 11 exisiting staffs comprising of 5 Nurses, 4 Dialysis Assistants, and 2 general workers, as well as 1 visiting doctors.

6. Frequency
This centre is operating daily from 7am to 5pm.

7. Fund needed
With subsidisation from KKM/ Socso/ JPA/ Baitumal, the gross treatment fees per dialysis session for each patients range from RM60 to RM200. Each patient will need about RM20, 000 annually to receive regular dialysis sessions.

8. Source of Fund
The fundraising campaign back in Year 2006 had raised about RM1 Million. The shop lot used for this dialysis centre is sponsored by Dato Seri Gan Cheng Poh with free rental for 10 years since it first started. Currently, this dialysis centre is still receiving donations from the public.

9. Critical success factor
The teamwork and cooperation between the members have helped to build and achieve the target for the fundraising campaign. Besides, thanks to the support of countless compassionate individuals who are willing to help in every other way, to work together to provide a holistic care and subsidised dialysis treatment for the less fortunate patients who suffer from kidney diseases.

10. Other info

Project Photos

Submitted By : LION KHOO SIEW KIM