Protective gear for Kelana Jaya clinic

Klinik Kesihatan Kelana Jaya frontliners sorting through the PPE donated by Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor.

KUMPULAN Perangsang Selangor Bhd (KPS) contributed personal protective equipment (PPE) to Klinik Kesihatan Kelana Jaya to support the Health Ministry’s efforts in battling Covid-19.

The handover took place in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, in the presence of clinic representatives and health officials.

The PPE included 20,000 pairs of disposable latex gloves, 5,000 surgical masks, 200 face shields, 245litres of hand sanitiser and 188 sets of PPE suits, along with 20 stainless steel Q-up stands, 20 plastic chairs and three thermal scanners.

In total, KPS contributed RM44,550 worth of medical supplies to the clinic.

Clinic head and family medicine specialist Dr Nik Mazlina Mohammad said the contribution was timely as there had been a rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in Selangor.

“As such, there is higher demand for PPE.

“The contribution is greatly appreciated and will help keep our staff safe from infection.

“We are grateful to KPS for this contribution to our frontliners as this will help boost their morale in discharging their duties in a high-risk environment, ” she said after receiving the items on behalf of the clinic.

Klink Kesihatan Kelana Jaya is one of the public health clinics in the Petaling district designated for Covid-19 screening.

The staff are also involved in screening returning travellers and those quarantined at centres in Petaling district.

Patients who test positive for the virus will be subsequently referred to Hospital Sungai Buloh.

Present at the handover were the clinic’s medical officers

Dr M. Kalaivani and Dr Elizawaty Othman.

KPS was represented by investor relations and strategic communication associate director Mohd Fauzi Mohd Ghazali, who presented the items.

“We hope our contribution will help address the shortage of PPE, which are essential items that are used daily by the staff of the clinic, ” he said.

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