Etiqa assisted Kuala Lumpur Hospital and Ampang Hospital to buy patient beds to cater for the increasing number of patients every day in the Emergency Department. Alongside the bed, Etiqa also provided the hospitals with additional equipment to support the treatment of patients.
Etiqa Cares Pillars: COVID-19 Assistance
Etiqa Cares Corner is a space set up at Pusat Rawatan dan Kuarantin Berisiko Rendah (PKRC) MAEPS Serdang specially for children who are serving their quarantine due to COVID-19 infection. It is equipped with interactive learning and playing tools to provide the children with a safe and conducive space to spend their time.
The underprivileged communities across the country are one of the most highly impacted groups in this COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding the urgent need to help this group, Etiqa collaborated with NGOs such as Adab Youth Garage, Islamic Aid Malaysia, and Yayasan Ikhlas as well as government agencies such as Lembaga Zakat Selangor and Majlis Agama Islam …
To support the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme, Etiqa contributed RM891,000 for the purchase of 2.7 million LVD syringes needed for the COVID-19 vaccine injection. The first phase of the programme is crucial as it involves vaccinating frontline staff made up of medical and non-medical personnel, who are at the forefront of fighting the pandemic.
During the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak, Malaysia experienced an insufficiency of medical equipment. As a reponse, Etiqa contributed RM10 million to the Ministry of Health to purchase COVID-19 test kits to enable hospitals to carry out more diagnostic testings. Diagnostic testings are crucial in identifying infected patients who can then be treated or …
Etiqa contributed RM1 million for the purchase of ventilators, through Mercy Malaysia, to ease the impending shortage faced by designated hospitals tasked with responding to COVID-19 cases around the country. An additional RM1 million was also contributed directly to Mercy Malaysia’s Pandemic Fund to support the strategic preparedness and response plan to the virus.