Aid from Brothers in Arms

The Johor union of professionals came together to go above and beyond

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In the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Persatuan Doktor-Doktor Johor (PDDJ) stepped in to provide aid to their fellow frontliners by supplying much-needed PPEs to various hospitals in Johor.

The contributions include 57,500 pair of gloves, 56,677 N95 face masks, 30,100 face masks, 21,634 face shields, 2915 isolation gowns, 1,838 boot covers and more. Medical equipment donations in the form of 6 automatic beds, 42 intubation box, 20 blood pressure set, 2 cardiac tables and 2 emergency trolleys were also handed over. Apart from that, 4300 raw materials were ready for the volunteers from the association to be made into PPEs.

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Health Minister, Dr Adham Baba (right) having a closer look at the medical supplies handed over by PDDJ’s president

As of 24th April, PDDJ managed to donate 40 different categories of supplies to 12 different places all over Johor and even extended as far as Melaka. Benefactors of the donation includes Hospital Sultanah Aminah JB, Hospital Sultan Ismail JB, Hospital Kluang, other hospitals in JB, the Batu Pahat district, Royal Police of Malaysia (PDRM), Johor Bahru Public Health Laboratory (MKAJB), Johor Bahru District Health Office (PKDJB), Kluang Prison, Muar district, Kulai district and Melaka.

The medical supplies donations were handed by PDDJ’s President, Dr Ng KimFong, to the Director of Johor Health Department, Dr Aman bin Rabu and were also inspected by Health Minister, Dr Adham Baba.

Interested parties could help contribute to aid the healthcare workers through PDDJ’s at https://www.facebook.com/PersatuanDoktor2Johor/

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