Jom Ambil Tahu Influenza and Polio

Member

Leong Tze Chon


Local organization

JCI Moyog


National organization

Malaysia


Member

Leong Tze Chon


Duration

February 1, 2020

Target

70


Target population

80


Target avg age

80


People impacted

60


Sustainable Development Goal

Good Health and Well-Being


Development stage

Health and Wellness


Purpose

the objective of this initiative is to provide accurate information on influence and polio to local community in PENAMPANG district, The local community, especially the older age group, is not as well informed of the influenza and Polio as the urban and tech savvy community . Therefore the objective is to bring the healthcare professional to the community to answer their concerns and questions on these topics.


Overview

The invited main speakers was Dr Vasanthi Binti Selvaraju Senior Principla assistant director from Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Sabah Bahagian Kesihatan representing Malaysia Medical Associaiton, furthermore the second speakers were Dr Jennifer and Dr Ahmad Firdaus bn Mohamed from Jambatan Kesihatan Kawasan Penampang have share on Influenza Dos and don’ts as well as the importance of vaccines for polio. According to Ms Dora of Pusat Khidmat Parliament PENAMPANG, the key to eradicate polio and to curb the spreading of influenza endemic can only be effectively stopped by educating the community with proper information from credible sources. Ms Dora is highly appreciative of JCI Moyog for their initiative in helping the community through program like this. They are looking for more collaboration such as this for the benefit of local people in PENAMPANG AND Moyog.


Results

The outcome of this activity is quite promising, about 60 attendee came and join our deed. Attendees are more happy to acknowledge by official channels who concerns about health issues which able to provide useful & reliable information.


Recommendations

*Hopefully improvement can be made in future to notify all participants (official nor attendee) to be punctual on time.


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