MAA Medicare is a charitable organization that offers highly subsidized dialysis treatment to patients who are suffering from End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) or commonly known as kidney failure.
MAA Medicare began operating its first dialysis centre at Jalan Ipoh in a humble, small shop lot equipped with just 7 machines and caring for 20 patients.
To date, all patients are taken care with the assistance of 12 visiting nephrologists, 105 nursing staff and management team of 20, providing medical care and expertise to patients including counseling services, dietary and nutritional advice, health checks and blood tests.Patients have access to a total of 200 dialysis machines, which they depend upon three times a week, for up to 4 hours per session.
Besides keeping patients alive, care and assistance is extended to patient’s families and children via The Patient Welfare Fund and kids@Medicare. Care by MAA Medicare transcends age, gender, culture, religion and social standing.
Not affiliated with any political, religious, governmental or private groups, MAA Medicare depends on individual and corporate support as its’ source of funds. Besides donations received, the numerous fundraising events organised ensure a steady stream of fund inflow to enable continuous and effective running of the organization.