About Campaign

ends 21 Feb 2023, 11:59 PM
A lot of elderly encounter challenges to go to GP clinics for their medical needs and some of them face financial difficulties to pay for doctors' consultations and medication. Because of this, their conditions deteriorate, leaving them in a dire situation.

Our Doctors-On-Wheels (DOW) programme, started since 2007, is a community initiative that provides free and subsidised treatment to needy elderly beneficiaries living in 1, 2 and 3-room HDB flats.

The DOW Team, which consists of a doctor and nurses, travel from a specially equipped van, bringing the necessary equipment and medication to different parts of Singapore, where these beneficiaries reside.

The DOW programme operates every week, travelling to Senior Activity Centres to treat acute and chronic ailments, as well as provide basic health education to the needy elderly in the community.

SATA CommHealth is a registered charity healthcare organisation and has been actively involved in providing medical assistance to needy households, especially seniors and the vulnerable in the community.

We are extending our medical service to as many elderly and needy as we can, of which the costs are absorbed via our revenues from medical centres, and generous donations by kind donors.

Your donations will be used to fund this programme as well as other SATA CommHealth's programmes for the seniors and vulnerable in the community.

About the Charity

SATA CommHealth was established in 1947. As an IPC charity, we are Here To Care for the health of seniors and the vulnerable in the community. We serve around 200,000 patients in the medical centres every year, and the proceeds are channelled to help fund our community services. Our beneficiaries are served through community events, subsidised care at our medical centres as well as home and centre-based services which include homecare, doctors-on-wheels, day rehabilitation centres and Fernvale Community Hub. We were awarded the Charity Governance Award (Large Charities category) in 2018. For three consecutive years, we were also awarded the Charity Transparency Award by the Charity Council for its exemplary disclosure practices.We continue to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting MOH and community partners, in various areas such as providing vaccinations via our Mobile Vaccination Teams and Vaccination Centre, administering ART and PCR swabs and managing patients in our Public Health Preparedness Clinics.


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