Nabilah Farahanah Zulkifli
Photo: Y.M Tengku Abu Bakar Ahmad and FOMEMA staff taking picture with anak-anak yatim Baitul Kasih after giving duit raya ceremony.
Kuala Lumpur, 10 June 2017 – In the excitement for Muslims in making preparations to celebrate Hari Raya Aidil Fitri approaching soon, the orphans from Pertubuhan Baitul Kasih Wilayah Persekutuan & Selangor had not been forgotten to equally feel and experience the excitement of preparing Hari Raya celebration as any other children.
FOMEMA Sdn. Bhd. and 17 employees today share the joy together with 35 orphans from Pertubuhan Baitul Kasih buying Baju Raya through its Ramadhan CSR Programme with a theme set #SepasangBajuRayaMembawaSeribuMakna.”
The excitement can be seen from the faces of these children when they were given the opportunity to go out and buy Baju Raya according to their own likings this year just like any other children. It is not something usual for orphans at Baitul Kasih to have the opportunity to choose and by new Baju Raya every time Hari Raya comes. On this day, each one orphans from Baitul Kasih are given the opportunity to choose a pair of baju melayu or baju kurung, Songkok, Sampin and a matching shoes to be worn on Hari Raya later.
YM Tengku Abu Bakar Ahmad Bin Tengku Abdullah FOMEMA Board Member who were present at the programme said, “Sepasang Baju Raya FOMEMA Programme is initiated in conjunction with Ramadhan, a month full of blessings where Muslims are encouraged to do good deeds and charity for those in need. Starting this year, FOMEMA Ramadhan CSR will be held as yearly programme with the selected different orphanage homes to be participated each year”.
“Praise to Allah S.W.T, with positive collaboration received from Customer Relations Department Mydin Mall, the preparation and arrangement of FOMEMA Baju Raya programme run smoothly for the first year. We hope that this Ramadhan initiative will expand with more participation of orphanage homes in the future. Although for all of us, it may be just a small thing to have a pair of baju raya, but it could be very privilege for these children who are less fortunate and have lost their loved ones. It is hoped, with FOMEMA contributions can put smile on their faces and Hari Raya celebration this year will be more meaningful for these orphans.” YM Tengku Abu Bakar Ahmad ends the conversation at the FOMEMA Baju Raya Programme.
Photo: Y.A.M Tengku Tan Sri Abdullah is giving duit raya to the orphans during Majlis Iftar Kasih Ramadhan
Kuala Lumpur, 09 June 2017 – In celebrating the spirit of blessed month Ramadhan, FOMEMA celebrates two orphanage homes by hosting Majlis Iftar Kasih Ramadhan through its annual Ramadhan CSR Programme on the 14 days of Muslims observing Ramadhan. To have something different this Ramadhan, the company invited two orphanage homes from Rumah Amal Asnaf Al Barakh and Rahoma Darul Fakir.
The annual Ramadhan CSR Programme that graced by Yang Amat Mulia Tengku Arif Bendahara Pahang, Tengku Tan Sri Abdullah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Sir Abu Bakar, Chairman of FOMEMA Sdn. Bhd were attended by 89 orphans, VIP guests, corporate clients and employees of FOMEMA Sdn. Bhd.
The blessed ceremony was held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Kuala Lumpur began with the opening speech by Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail the President / Chief Executive Officer FOMEMA Sdn. Bhd. and giving ‘Duit Raya’ ceremony to the orphans by Yang Amat Mulia Tengku Arif Bendahara Pahang. The programme then continued with all the guests breaking fast and performing Maghrib, Isyak and Terawikh prayers.
Speaking at the event, Dato’ Mohd Hatar says “FOMEMA and the Management of the company are delighted to organise this Ramadhan Programme and Praise to Allah S.W.T we have the opportunity to host Majlis Iftar Kasih Ramadhan again this year. This Ramadhan CSR Programme has been one of the Company’s traditions every year during Ramadhan to give back to the community, to spread and share happiness and bring joy in the lives of these less fortunate orphans, especially in the observance of this full of barakah Ramadhan.
“Celebrating this special month of Ramadhan with the orphans is so meaningful for us. Ramadhan has always been the time for us to reflect upon ourselves, be grateful for the blessings in life and to give help to those in need. As we strive to achieve success it is also our duty as Muslims to remember and aid those who are less fortunate. It is our responsibility in embracing the spirit of compassion and generosity, and making sure the less fortunate are not side-lined from the Ramadan celebrations. We hope through this Ramadhan contribution, these orphans from Rumah Amal Asnah Al Barakh and Rahoma Darul Fakir get to embrace Ramadhan and the auspicious Hari Raya celebration approaching soon.
Photo: President / CEO of FOMEMA, Y.Bhg. Dato' Mohd Hatar bin Ismail with the donors during FOMEMA Blood Drive Campaign 2017
Kuala Lumpur – In supporting ongoing efforts #jomdermadarah by National Blood Centre Malaysia, FOMEMA (Foreign Workers Medical Examination Monitoring Agency) recently organised The Blood Drive Campaign 2017. The third annual FOMEMA Corporate Social Responsibility Programme (CSR) is a joint collaboration with the National Blood Centre were also attended by the President / Chief Executive Officer of FOMEMA Sdn. Bhd., Y.Bhg. Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail.
FOMEMA Blood Drive campaign for 2017 is the first time to be held here at FOMEMA’s Corporate Office, The Icon @ Jalan Tun Razak from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. with targeted collection of 100 units of blood bags. Furthermore, selection of The Icon @ Tun Razak as the location due to its close proximity with FOMEMA’s Corporate Office as its main focus is to reach wider campaign announcements to FOMEMA’s staff, staff from other companies in The Icon Tower and the public around, who wish to donate blood and seize the opportunities to participates, in helping the National Blood Centre to increase the supply of blood in the needs of patients in Malaysia.
Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail added “The campaign is a part of our continued effort of Corporate Social Responsibility Programme (CSR) in raising awareness of the public to donate blood, as well as their sensitivity to help those in need of adequate blood supply especially during festive seasons as the accident rates are higher during that period and most hospitals are in dire need for blood. In addition, the campaign aims to provides information on benefits and methods of blood donation while encourage the public towards a healthy living practices.
Since the first year of inception FOMEMA Blood Drive Campaign in 2014, it had successfully collected 70 units of blood bag. Meanwhile in 2016, it managed to contribute 100 units of blood bag to the National Blood Centre. For the year of 2017, FOMEMA Blood Drive Campaign that were held at The Icon @ Tun Razak is well welcomed by the employees and tenants of the building. One of FOMEMA aims for this continuos effort is for more blood donation to be held in future and at the same time to foster a culture of blood donation among Malaysians.
“We hope this initiative will encourage more people to come forward to become blood donors and work together to save lives by donating blood regularly,” said Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail. It is hoped that with the positive cooperation of the National Blood Centre, the main goal of this programme can also be achieved when people gather to donate blood.”
“Furthermore, according to the National Blood Centre, each bag of blood can save at least three lives. Therefore, we are aiming to get more donors for blood donation campaign to be held in future years to continue to foster a spirit of love, build a responsible society and help to get more bags of blood to the National Blood Centre, added Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail concluded in FOMEMA Blood Donation Campaign 2017.
FOMEMA: It’s now hassle-free to register and pay Foreign Workers’ Medical Examination Online at anytime from anywhere.
Kuala Lumpur – FOMEMA is introducing Employers’ Web Portal Online to facilitate employers to register and pay registration fee of Foreign Workers’ Medical Examination via online starting 15th November 2016.
Addressing the media, Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail, President / Chief Executive Officer Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA) said, “A demonstration was held on 11th November on how the Web Portal working to a few of FOMEMA customers here at FOMEMA branch Kuala Lumpur. FOMEMA Employers’ Online Web Portal enables the customers with an online access to register, renew and to make secure online payments for foreign workers’ medical examination, saving time and cost for both the company and the customer.”
“FOMEMA has always been working to enhance its customer service to the next level. It is not mainly about doing business, but to ensure the customers are happy and satisfied at the end of the day. The only thing the customers need to do is to first create their employer account, register their foreign workers and pay FOMEMA registration fees via Financial Process Exchange (FPX) payment channel for 15 participated banks.”
“This new system allows the customers carry out all their foreign workers’ medical examination registration processes at the touch of a fingertip, from the comforts of their office or home. With only an internet connection, scanner to scan the relevant documents, the registration processes that currently take place at FOMEMA branches is no longer necessary. Once the employer account registration has been processed, the status of the registration (successful or unsuccessful) will be notified via email within 2 working days of registration approval process completed. The confirmation of registration email will be sent to the customer’s email accordingly.” Added Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail.
Adding to that, the new Web Portal will also allow the customers to experience a greater convenience where they will be able to view the registration and payment history by registering their foreign workers’ online using the new Web Portal. Meanwhile, the current registration process at FOMEMA branches will still be operating as usual to accommodate manual walk-in registration. Moreover, we have also added on the frequently-asked-questions (FAQ) section in the portal to provide clear guidance from the first step of registration of Employer Account, the Registration of Foreign Workers’ Medical Examination and the payment instruction.
“We hope that by offering online registration and payment will increase the customers’ convenience and satisfaction in dealing with FOMEMA. Hopefully the new Web Portal works very well and we immensely increase efficiency while at the same time reducing any potential errors that might occur.” said President / Chief Executive Officer of Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd., Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail.
KUALA LUMPUR – As part of its ongoing exercise to accommodate its customers with multiple mode of payment channels for the purpose of registering their foreign workers, FOMEMA together with Pos Malaysia had, on 11th March 2016, jointly announced their collaboration in providing the online payment facility to FOMEMA customers to make payment for medical examination of their foreign workers via online. However, the President / Chief Executive Officer Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd., Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail says “With deep regret we would like to inform our customers that, with effect from 1st December 2016, Pos Online facility for the payment of registration fee for FOMEMA medical examination shall be discontinued due to lower in response of the use of Pos Online payment by the employers or agents.”
Nonetheless, FOMEMA registration fees can still be made via alternative methods of payment such as Bank Draft (Banker’s Cheque), Money Order and CIMB Clicks, according to Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail.
Dato’ Mohd Hatar Ismail added that, with effect from 15th November 2016, the employers can opt to register their foreign workers and make the necessary payment online for the medical examination via Employers Portal at https://portal.fomema.my
Picture: Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA) employees were taking the opportunity to donate blood at FOMEMA Blood Drive Campaign 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 07 September 2016 – In support of the ongoing efforts by the National Blood Bank Malaysia recently, Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA) has organised a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), FOMEMA Blood Donation Campaign 2016. In addition to helping the National Blood Centre Malaysia increases blood supply, it is also as a way of giving back to the community. The programme has managed to attaract more than 100 donors, including staff Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA) and the public at the Menara Takaful Malaysia.
President / Chief Executive Officer Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA) Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail said, “When we help others with donated blood, we become part of the larger community. Hopefully with a full sense of mutual responsibility will be able to make Malaysia a caring society and united. In view of the needs blood supply in hospitals across the country which will continue to rise, together with the National Blood Centre, we hope Malaysians will come forward to give blood and help those in need. It is hoped that with more blood donation campaign to be held in future, to foster a culture of blood donation among Malaysians and to make this programme such as a shared social responsibility. In addition, with the positive cooperation of the National Blood Centre, the main goal of this programme can also be achieved when people gather to donate blood.”
“We hope this initiative will encourage more people to become blood donors because we believe that each individual can make a difference in their own way. Hence, let us work together to save lives by donating blood.” said Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail.
“Furthermore, according to the National Blood Centre, each bag of blood can save at least three lives. Therefore, we are aiming to get more donors for blood donation campaign to be held in future years to continue to foster a spirit of love, build a responsible society and help to get more bags of blood to the National Blood Centre. FOMEMA Blood Donation Campaign in 2016 was also in line with the theme of Blood Donation Campaign 2016 published by the World Health Organisation (WHO), “The blood connects us all,” added Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail concluded in FOMEMA Blood Donation Campaign 2016.
Blessed Month of Ramadhan Al Mubarak shared with 60 Orphans & Tahfiz Pupils from Rumah Kasih Nurul Hasanah
Kuala Lumpur – On 12 Ramadhan 1437H, in conjunction with this blessed month of Ramadhan, by Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA) has celebrated it in a humble way by hosting Majlis Berbuka Puasa Ramadhan Mubarak together with 60 orphans and tahfiz pupils of Rumah Kasih Nurul Hasanah.
The annual Majlis Berbuka Puasa that was held since 2013 by the company was also graced by Yang Amat Mulia Tengku Arif Bendahara Pahang, Tengku Tan Sri Abdullah Ibni Sultan Sir Abu Bakar, Chairman Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd., Dato 'Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail, President / CEO of Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd., VIP guests, corporate clients and staff of Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA).
A blessed ceremony was held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Kuala Lumpur which began with a prayer by one of the tahfiz pupils and Qasidah performance by the children from Rumah Kasih Nurul Hasanah. Meanwhile, Majlis Berbuka puasa is continued with the opening speech by the President / Chief Executive Officer Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA) and giving ‘Duit Raya’ ceremony by Yang Amat Mulia Tengku Arif Bendahara Pahang Tengku Tan Sri Abdullah Ibni Sultan Abu Bakar, Chairman Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd.
Speaking at the event, Dato’ Mohd Hatar says “Ramadhan is indeed a special month in Islam, where the Muslim are encouraged to practice of virtue and good deeds is during this month. On behalf of Unitab Medic (FOMEMA), we are delighted to host this Majlis Berbuka Puasa Ramadhan Mubarak and together we hope to reap the barakah throughout this holy month. It is the time, in this special month of Ramadhan for us to reflect upon ourselves and be grateful for the plentiful blessings that has been bestowed upon us, while not forgetting those who are in need and less fortunate.
“It is our responsibility as an organisation, to share the happiness and give help to these underprivileged children who need love and attention. We hope that through this humble gesture, these children from Rumah Kasih Nurul Hasanah get to embrace the Ramadan month and the upcoming Syawal in joyous mood. And we look forward to make this as a continuous journey where lighting the hearts of the less fortunate will be an all- year- round effort instead of focusing only during festive seasons, InshaAllah.” said Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail.
Bentong, Pahang – As a part of its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) Programme for 2016, Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA) had successfully carried out ‘Program Santai Bersama Masyarakat Orang Asli Bentong” in Kampung Sg. Dua Ulu, Karak Pahang.
The programme has been graced by Chairman of Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd., Y.A.M Tengku Tan Sri Abdullah Ibni Almarhum Sir Sultan Abu Bakar as part of the company’s CSR initiatives in reaching out to the less fortunate Orang Asli families. The programme was succesfully carried out in collaboration between Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd., (FOMEMA), Pertubuhan Jaringan Cemerlang Masyarakat Bersatu Bentong and involvement of several Government agencies in Bentong District.
After the opening ceremony in the morning, the programme continued with Ziarah Kasih programme, where the contribution of financial aid was handed by Y.A.M Tengku Abdullah to more than 1,500 Orang Asli. He was accompanied by Dato’ Mohd Hatar bin Ismail, President / Chief Executive Officer Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. and Dato’ Jasvir Singh A/L Ram Singh, Chairman Pertubuhan Jaringan Cemerlang Masyarakat Bersatu Bentong. Financial aid to Sekolah Rendah Kebangsaan Sg. Dua Ulu and top 10 Best Orang Asli Students was also given by Y.A.M Tengku Abdullah at the programme. During Ziarah Kasih programme, used clothes that collected by Unitab Medic’s (FOMEMA) staff and toiletries amenities were also donated to Orang Asli families.
The health screening bootcamp which began at 10.00 a.m. was a collaborative effort by FOMEMA Medical team headed by Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Dr. Kreeson Vengadeson, employees of Unitab Medic (FOMEMA) and also a group of doctors from Klinik Bergerak 1Malaysia Orang Asli and Klinik Bergerak Orang Asli Daerah Bentong. Among the health tests conducted at the bootcamp includes measuring BMI (Body Mass Index), blood pressure and glucose level for the children and the elderly. Basic screening were selected based on their health conditions that were most likely to suffer from.
The programme which was held at Padang Sekolah Rendah Kebangsaan Sg. Dua Ulu, Karak Pahang attended by more than 1,500 Orang Asli consisting of three majority ethnic of Orang Asli community from Mukim Pelangai, Mukim Sabai and Mukim Bentong. Among the Orang Asli who attended are from Kg. Sg. Dua Ulu, Kg. Sg. Dula Olak, Kg. Sg. Merjok, Kg. Sg. Gabong, Kg. Sg. Lebak, Kg. Sg. Miak, Kg. Sg. Bot, Kg. Sg. Gapoi, Kg. Aji Kunur, Kg. Chinta Manis, Kg. Ulu Semei, Kg. Hulu Pareh and Kg. Hulu Chemperoh were gathered to participate in several Sukan Rakyat activities organised such as competition in Orang Asli traditional blowpipe (menyumpit), Sepak Raga Bulat, Upih Pinang game and Terompah Gergasi. The Sukan Rakyat was also participated by the children, the local youth, employees from Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA) and representatives from Government agencies.
“We shall continue to maintain the initiative of our CSR programme, which first began in 2013 and for the third time, in 2016 we are able to expand our programme on a larger scale together with Orang Asli community in Bentong District, where the statistics Department of Malaysia has classified 35.2% of the Orang Asli population as being ’hardcore poor’. Most important is that, this initiative is taken by Unitab Medic (FOMEMA) to support the efforts by Government of Malaysia in providing better access to quality health services for Orang Asli community, many of whom still live in the interior areas”.
“We intend to educate them about the diseases at risk and the preventive measures should they take to lead a healthy lifestyle for their generation in the future. This is the reason why we organise this programme, first to provide health services and to educate this community about a healthy lifestyle and proper hygiene. Second, to show that we care about them and we are eager to help them towards a better life in line with the development of our country”, said Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail.
He added “As we are operating in the health services industry, our objective is to bring a paradigm shift and a change in Orang Asli communities as well as to create awareness about the importance of maintaining and also improving their health conditions. We would like to assist the Orang Asli community by providing the health screening and consultation, so that they can concentrate on building a healthy life for their families,” says Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail.
“We hope that the outreach community programme held today brought some cheers to the Orang Asli and community here in Kampung Sg. Dua Ulu and hopefully the level of healthcare awareness among them will increase from time to time. At Unitab Medic (FOMEMA), we will do its level best to extend our assistance to the people in need, should such an opportunity arises, aiming to further emphasise our continuos CSR’s goal of giving back to the society”, says Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail before ending his speech at the event today.
KUALA LUMPUR – In line with the advancement in technology and for customers’ convenience, FOMEMA, in collaboration with Pos Malaysia Berhad (“Pos Malaysia”), has introduced an online payment channel for its customers whereby foreign workers’ agents and employers can make payments for foreign workers’ medical screening fees through Pos Online. This is in addition to the payment methods using Banker’s Cheque / Bank Draft and Money Order at Post Offices and CIMB Clicks.
Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail, President / Chief Executive Officer, Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA) said, “We always believe that customers’ satisfaction and convenience will give positive results to the business and as such, FOMEMA is providing the customers more payment options by introducing payments of fees for foreign workers’ medical examination via Pos Online, a portal hosted by Pos Malaysia at www.posonline.com.my available 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week,” he told the media recently.
“Moreover, it is our business responsibility to improve efficiency by accommodating to our customers’ needs for convenience and faster services at the comfort of their homes and offices, just like online shopping nowadays,” he added.
Dato’ Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh, Pos Malaysia’s Group Chief Executive Office said, “The collaboration between Pos Malaysia with FOMEMA is aligned with one of our strategies in tapping further, the potential of the e-Commerce sector whose growth is highly anticipated nationwide as it involves fast delivery of goods and services, and in this case providing ease of payment transactions of medical screening fees for employers and agents dealing with foreign workers,”.
“Pos Online customers will get to experience an improved data accuracy and automated receipt and payment processing to manage and streamline dispute with Pos Malaysia and FOMEMA. In addition, electronic payment system makes it easier for employers to track and monitor data to ensure adherence to complex compliance regulations and all business rules,” he added.
“We hope that by offering multiple payment methods will increase customers’ satisfaction by improving customer experience with FOMEMA. We are looking forward for more collaboration with Pos Malaysia, in moving toward to a greater customer service in the near future,” said President / Chief Executive Officer of Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd., Dato’ Mohd Hatar Bin Ismail.
Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Dato' Dr. Kreeson Vengadeson is giving medical treatment to one of the regular patient at Jalan Medan Tuanku, Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur – Spending Friday night with more than 300 people in Jalan Medan Tuanku, FOMEMA employees lead by Deputy Chief Officer, Dato’ Dr. Kreeson in collaboration with established NGO in Malaysia, Pertiwi Soup Kitchen has successfully gives their hand on free medical check-up service and also foods distribution to the homeless people. More than 300 packs of hot pack foods, biscuits, drinking water, buns and snacks were distributed during the recent CSR Programme held at Pusat Gelandangan, Jalan Medan Tuanku that started from 9.00 p.m. until midnight.
The President / CEO Unitab Medic Sdn. Bhd. (FOMEMA), Dato’ Mohd Hatar Ismail said, “Two years has passed since our first Homeless CSR programme in 2014, we are glad that we are still on track and have the opportunity to accomplished the programme as planned. As a fresh start to 2016, we are expanding our CSR programme with the homeless people by giving them a free medical check-up service. Through this community service programme, we aimed to educate this people on the importance of hygiene, healthy diet and lifestyle in order to prevent any diseases that are high risk to be infected mostly at dirty and unhygienic places”.
This programme serves as an umbrella for FOMEMA’s initiative to help the community as going forward, we would focus more to the activity that could bring impact because we believe this is the time for us to contribute back to the needy people. We really hope by doing this kind of activities, it will attract and encourage others to contribute and do the same. We are so happy that this programme went very well and we managed to help the homeless to supply the most important things in life, foods. This might be our first, but definitely not the last one, collaboration with Pertiwi Soup Kitchen Malaysia and more project to come as we would continue support Pertiwi Soup Kitchen in their endeavors.”