NC CM visiting Pn Sabariah and her children at Kg Permatang Pasir.

Northern Chapter Assistance to Pn Sabariah bte Murat
18 Oct 21

NC Committee Members led by Ng Chor Huat visited Pn Sabarian bte Murat and her children at their home in Kg Permatang Pasir, Permatang Pauh, Seberang Perai yesterday morning. Pn Sabariah, a single mother for 16 years have four children. Her 42 years old eldest son fractured his pelvic bone 5 months ago and require monthly blood transfusion and 2 other children are partially disabled.

The visit by the NC MACVs brought cheers to her and her children. She was presented with food assistances and a donation of six hundred ringgit. Helping deserving Malaysian is one of MACVA objective and we would like to express our sincere gratitudes to Northern Chapter for organising this noble effort. We wish Pn Sabariah all the best in her future undertakings and pray that her children will get well soon.

Ng Chor Huat presenting NC Angpow donation to Pn Sabariah.
Tan Yow Fatt sittin in the wheelchair.

NC MPMA Wheelchair Assistane To Cpl Tan Yow Fatt RMAF
25 Aug 21

Our Veteran brother, Cpl Tan Yow Fatt RMAF (SN:705581), age 66 have served the RMAF as an Armourer for nearly 15 years including resettlement. He was based in Kuantan & Butterworth.

Brother Tan was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2016. He also suffered from Parkinson's disease. Unfortunately, his sickness has now further developed into acute myeloma leukaemia. Presently, he feels very weak and unable to walk on his own and at the same time suffers from loss of appetite.

Due to his inability to walk, Tan had requested NC assistance for a wheelchair for his family member to assist his movement. As such, under our MPMA programme which was permanently in placed since last year, a wheelchair was arranged through Peace & Harmony (P&H) Home in Gelugor, Penang where NC had an arrangement with the home to provide hospital equipments requested for our Veteran or family members in need throughout the whole Northern Region.

Upon request this afternoon, a wheelchair was immediately arranged with Mr Tan Swee Ban, Principal of P&H Home. It was handed over to his wife Mdm Khoo Saw Then at P&H Home this afternoon as Tan was getting discharged from GH Penang after one week admission and he needed the wheelchair.

NC would like to extend its profound gratitudes to P&H Home and Mr Tan SB for the home's solid backing in line with our Mobility Assistance programme.

Ng Chor Huat
NC Chairman

L to R: Chow Yun Kai, VP Army MACVA, Brig Gen Dato' Dr Rosman bin Ab Rahman, CO HATTM,
Col Dr Mohd Mansor bin Shariff, Head of DMZ, Datuk Goh Seng Toh, President MACVA,
Dato' Lee Kwang Lock, VP RMN MACVA & Wong Ah Jit, Hon Sec MACVA

MACVA CONTRIBUTION TO HOSPITAL ANGKATAN TENTERA TUANKU MIZAN (HATTM)
DISASTER MANAGEMENT ZONE (DMZ)

16 Aug 21
MACVA led by its President Brig Gen Datuk Goh Seng Toh RMAF presented RM10,000.00 from the MACVA Welfare Fund to HATTM Commanding Officer Brig Gen Dato' Dr Rosman bin Ab Rahman as the MACVA's appreciation to the 100 front liners at the DMZ, a Covid 19 Care Centre. The 100 strong front liners comprise of doctors, medical and logistics staff who work round the clock to provide about 200 stage 3, 4 or 5 Covid 19 patients the necessary treatments. The DMZ is headed by Col Dr Mohd Mansor bin Shariff, HATTM.

It is our hope the small contribution FROM MACVA will bring some comfort to the front liners. We also sincerely hope caring individuals and organisations to come forward to assist the DMZ in providing additional welfare needs of the front liners. The front liners are drawn from various Armed Forces Medical Units in the country.

Brig Gen Dato' Dr Rosman bin Ab Rahman thanked MACVA for the kind contribution.

Honorary Secretary

MACVA Medical Equipments Assistance To SSgt Ricky Loh Tiam Hock
12 Aug 21
"Today is one of the happiest day that we ever experience ❤
Finally my dad is discharged from Hospital Angkatan Tentera Tuaku Mizan, exactly 30 days. It has been a worrisome journey for us, as dad was admitted, supposedly for surgery for a fractured pelvic but ended up in the ICU with other distressing diagnosis. My Dad is a fighter and he fight thru it with the supports from the good doctors and nurses from Orthopaedic Male Ward, ICU, Male Medical Ward, family members, relatives, friends, school mate and buddies from his Veteran group and lastly MACVA ❤

With deepest gratitude, my family and I thank you for your continue, encouragements and support for my dad ❤

Ms Jaime Loh
(Daughter of Bro Ricky Loh Tiam Hock - KOD)

MACVA takes this opportunity to thank everybody along the whole journey, from admission on 12 July to discharge on 12 August 2021. Special mention to Col (Dr) Wong Hon Kong of HATTM and his Orthopaedic staff for their dedicated service.

We would like to thanks Tan See Kiat for delivering the bed and the Commode Chair to the house at 56 Jln SS2/20, Petaling Jaya at 1030 hrs. The bed was sanitised before moving into the house. We also extend our thanks to Brig Gen Datuk Ng Chin Huat (Retired) for organising the KOD fatigue party and the soldiers involved.

MACVA also likes to appeal for used health equipment, like wheelchairs, potable toilet chairs, medical beds, etc which are not in used at home. Please contact us and we will collect these items. Thank you.

David Chow
VP Army

Sanitising the Hospital Bed.
KOD soldiers helping to deliver the bed.
Commode Chair.

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