The world of Tzu Chi Sep-Oct 2022 (Vol.143)

Presenting Gift of Health After Rapid Covid-19 Tests for 300 People Together with the police hospital, TIMA Indonesia held the 131st free clinic at the Tzu Chi Great Love School in Great Love Village 1, Kota Palu, on June 24 and 25. Preliminary screenings were conducted a week earlier on patients registered to undergo cataract, pterygium or hernia surgery at the free clinic. As a measure of endemic prevention, all medical personnel, volunteers, patients and family members were tested for Covid-19 before entering the venue. Volunteer Sudarman Lim remarked, “We conducted rapid tests for about 300 people, and thankfully, none tested positive!” [Photo by Khusnul Khotimah]