Say no to poor vision Say goodbye to blurry vision Improve vision care
Feb 18.2023 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
Located on the northern coast in New Taipei City nowhere near the city or the mountains, Sanzhi Junior High School has about 400 students who were having increasing classes moved online due to the pandemic and spending an excessive amount of time using 3C products during summer/winter holidays leading to the rise of poor vision. As there is no local ophthalmologist, parents have to take their kids to Danshui for treatment. The parents were put off by the 2~3 travel hours per visit plus repeated visits.
Sponsored China Medical University Taiwan’s International Volunteers Chinese Medicine Clinic Service Corps in Hualian
Feb 06.2023 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
The Foundation sponsored China Medical University Taiwan’s International Volunteers Chinese Medicine Clinic Service Corps for their Chinese medicine clinic services in Hualian Fengbin Township Maogong, Fengfu, Gangkou and Jingpu, offering health nourishment education and hygiene and health care promotion. The goal was to promote health and medical care, lower disease incidence rates, enhance health awareness in locals, get them to cultivate a daily health care routine and mitigate the uneven distribution of medical resources in the city and in rural areas.
Funded TMU Green Cross Health Service Association’s volunteer clinic service in Yunlin County
Feb 02.2023 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
Initiated by the late Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital nephrologist Lin Jie-Liang, TMU Green Cross Health Service Association’s voluntary medical consultation includes clinic services, family visits, elementary school health education camps with a view to promoting medical information. The Foundation funded the TMU medical consultation in 4 villages in Kouhu Township, Yunlin County: Chenglong, Gangxi, Wubei, Taizi, and two elementary schools: Taixing and Jinhu. The team was led by practicing doctors and pharmacists for clinic services, dental care and health & education to implement the concept that preventive medicine works better than treatment and improve the health of those living in rural areas.
Funded Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU) Liching Club medical service in Nantou
Feb 01.2023 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU) Liching Club spent their winter holiday conducting medical service in Kadu Tribe, Zhongzheng Village, Renai Township, Nantou County to promote health education, a wide array of health screening & examinations; to help locals build healthy habits; to go into every household and chat to them about their health information and promote enhance community medicine. Liching Club also ran educational camps based on the needs of Zhongzheng Elementary Schools with the purpose of developing children’s creativity and expanding their vision for the future so as to think about future careers. The Foundation sponsored 80 pieces of paper models and 80 wooly hats donated by SummitGo Industry Co., Ltd. so that they could feel the love from society.
Walk into the sun and get ready for a new start
Feb 01.2023 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
Owing to the pandemic outbreak in the past few years, many social welfare groups are faced with a donation crisis and a number of disadvantaged families suffer from job loss, wage-less leave or reduced income. Chang Yung-Fa, in the spirit of “feeling the pain as if it’s your own pain” and provided timely support to help these social welfare groups keep providing their services to disadvantaged families who were otherwise neglected because of the pandemic.
Carried on funding early intervention treatment for kids with hearing impairment in Hsinchu areas
Jan 09.2023 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
It is often a terrible blow for parents to be told their kid have hearing impairment whose inconvenience, however, can very likely be reduced or improved to the hearing ability of normal people if the doctor’s instruction is followed and early intervention treatment in place. But sadly, with rural-urban disparity, such important resources are not always available to those living in remote rural areas.
Remote Online Health Promotion Scheme for Yunlin County communities
Oct 19.2022 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
Chang Yung-Fa Charity Foundation teamed up with Digital Humanitarian Association and WaCare Remote Online Health Promotion Scheme and together funded 10 community long-term care stations in Yunlin County to utilize the remote health promotion and care service platform which allows medical personnel to conduct online remote clinic consultation on elders in remote rural areas for health promotion and health education services with the view of reducing emergency hospital trips through front-end preventive medicine.
Funded touring clinic service by TMU Mountain Social Medical Service Corp
Aug 15.2022 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
The Foundation funded TMU Mountain Social Medical Service Corps’ touring clinic services for locals in Renai Township in Nantou County. The funding aimed to deliver medical resources and improve the health of the economically disadvantaged people by way of offering Chinese/Western medicine, dental health, vision, dermatology, medical massage, health education to eight indigenous tribes including Lushan, Duda, Delugu and educational winter/summer camps in four elemental schools.
Donate to Mennonite Social Welfare Foundation's Early Intervention Service Mobile Car
Aug 02.2022 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
The Chang Yung-Fa Charity Foundation has been helping disadvantaged families throughout Taiwan for a long time and found that many children with developmental delays or mental and physical disabilities in rural areas often miss the golden opportunity of early intervention due to insufficient medical resources for early detection and treatment.
Yunlin County Remote Online Health Promotion Scheme Launch
Jun 16.2022 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
Chang Yung-Fa Charity Foundation has long been dedicated to the care for social welfare groups across Taiwan and noticed that elders in most remote areas often neglected their own health due to lack of health knowledge or living in remote areas. As such, the Foundation, Digital Humanitarian Association and WaCare (Remote Online Health Promotion Scheme) worked together to sponsor 10 community long-term care stations utilizing technology to solve the problem of insufficient health promotion resources in remote areas.
Funded Sunshine Social Welfare Foundation Eastern Service Center’s burn injury rehabilitation service
Jan 26.2022 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
Burn injury rehabilitation is a slow and lengthy process, a courageous battle against scars and pain that requires all kinds of medical treatment, rehabilitation and assistive device and faces stares from other people. Hualian and Taitung are so far out that it causes extra obstacles for rehabilitation, plus insufficient medical care and health and education resources and time-consuming transport which are all posing challenges on top of challenges for those with burn injuries.
Remote Online Health Promotion Scheme by the Digital Humanitarian Association
Dec 06.2021 | Medical Care in Remote Areas
The urban/rural medical resources gap has been a thorny problem for the government and the private NPO sector. Folks in rural areas often wait till their medical conditions reach a critical urgent state before seeking treatment, which somehow causes more suffering and could incur more cost on the entire medical system. In recent years, the Digital Humanitarian Association (DHA) have been trying to improve this phenomenon through the remote online health promotion scheme with startling excellent results. On December 6, the Foundation chairman, Wu Jing-Ming, led a delegation to Malipa Tribe in Renai Township in Natou Township to conduct a remote health care session. The elders on site were all very active in asking online doctors about their own health problems, which were all professionally answered. There was a positive interaction plus good health promotion results.