Monday, July 26, 2021

Persons with Disabilities

Special Aidiladha for two OKUs in Mukah

OYA: This year's Hari Raya Aidiladha was a special one for two physically disabled individuals (OKU) when each received an electric motorcycle, thanks to Kumpulan Dakwah Halus (KDH) and Tabung Baitulmal Sarawak (TBS) Mukah as well as Mukah District...

G-tube patients need special milk formula

KUCHING:  Hope Place Kuching is appealing to the public to assist in its shortage of special milk formula supply required by 25 cases under its care. Its founder Kelvin Wan disclosed that the special milk formula is required by its...

So what! I’m not stealing or begging

Ex-masseur offers door-to-door garbage collection service "I’m not ashamed of collecting garbage. I’m doing a halal job and I’m not stealing or begging,” said Wan Ahmad Nabil Wan Abdul Wahid, 30, who provides door-to-door garbage collection service to support his family. The fifth of 14 siblings...

331 OKU receive first vaccine dose at Normah

KUCHING: Three hundred and thirty-one persons with disabilities (OKU) received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at Normah Medical Specialist Centre today (June 19).    The vaccination programme for the OKU was organised by the specialist centre in collaboration...

Speed up vaccination for OKU

KUCHING: There is a need to speed up inoculation for people with disabilities (OKU) in the state. Malaysian Society for the Blind, Sarawak Branch chairman Isak Ngau said the matter should be looked into particularly for the OKU in the...

Lend a helping hand to the needy

KUCHING: The Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) is appealing to members of the public for contribution towards its newly established Food Basket Fund.  Perais president Rapelson Richard Hamit said the fund was established to help the people with disabilities (OKU)...

Association wants comprehensive assistance for OKU

KUCHING: The Persatuan Anak Istimewa Sarawak (Perais) wants persons with disability (OKU) be given comprehensive assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic. Its president Rapelson Richard Hamit said OKU Sarawak wants to present a memorandum to the Prime Minister’s Department on their...

Over 200 receive vaccine in Song

SONG: 240 people, consisting of senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and those with chronic illnesses, have received their Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine at the Rumah Rehat Kerajaan Song vaccination centre here. Song Health Clinic senior assistant medical officer Salin Guya said...

Rights of the disabled during pandemic

BY ERDA KHURSYIAH BASIR This article is in conjunction with the annual Workers’ Day celebration on May 1. As the nation prepares to celebrate Workers’ Day on Saturday, albeit on a limited scale due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a stark truth...

Serba Dinamik paying it forward

KUCHING: Serba Dinamik Bintulu Service Centre paid a second visit to Laura Sigau, the daughter of one of its staff members, at Kidurong Avenue in Bintulu on April 6. Eight-year-old Laura, who is a person with disabilities (OKU), is unable...
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Leaders risk fines if lax on SOPs

KUCHING: Community leaders have been told to ensure compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in their longhouses or...
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