In the true spirit of Menang Bersama, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) has joined the frontline in the fight against Covid-19 by pushing for as many people as possible to be vaccinated.
In collaboration with the University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) and Rapid Bus Sdn Bhd, MRT Feeder Buses have been deployed as mobile vaccination units in an outreach programme targeted at communities which have yet to be vaccinated.
The programme saw an MRT Feeder Bus being used to house two vaccination stations for an inoculation drive at the Projek Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) Desa Rejang at Taman Setapak Jaya, Kuala Lumpur on 28 August 2021.
Together with four other vaccination stations housed inside the Desa Rejang Multipurpose Hall, a total of 303 residents of the area managed to get their doses of the vaccine. Carried out by the Pejabat Kesihatan Daerah Titiwangsa with the support of Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur, the vaccination drive was a “mopping up” exercise targeted at those who had failed to register for the vaccination earlier.
Present at the location were UMMC Director Professor Dr Nazirah Hasnan, Deputy Director (Professional) Puan Chew Yee Yean, Committee Lead for UMMC Outreach Vaccination Programme Associate Professor Dr Hazreen Abdul Majid and MRT Corp SCSR General Manager Encik Leong Shen-Li.
This is the second time that MRT Feeder Buses have been used as mobile vaccination units. On 11 August 2021, two MRT Feeder Buses were also deployed for the drive to vaccinate the Orang Asli community in Desa Temuan, Damansara Perdana, Petaling Jaya.
Besides becoming mobile vaccination units, MRT Feeder Buses have also been used to ferry groups, such as members of the RC Deaf Missions Centre, Kelana Jaya and residents of PPR Lembah Subang, to UMMC for their vaccinations.
As a responsible corporate citizen, MRT Corp strongly believes that everyone has a role to play in the war against Covid-19 and will support in every way possible for the country to return to normalcy as quickly as possible.