(picture from Utusan)
HRH Tengku Muhammad Fa-iz Petra distributing the Hermodialysis Machine to the government hospitals in the state at the Nursing College in Kota Bharu
His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Kelantan, Tengku Muhammad Fa-iz Petra ibni Sultan Ismail Petra gave his consent to attend the Hemodialysis Machine Distribution ceremony held at Kolej Kujururawatan, Nursing College. The Crown Prince is also the President of Majlis Agama Islam dan Adat Istiadat Melayu Kelantan, Islamic Religious and Malay Customary Practice Council of Kelantan.
In the ceremony, the Crown Prince has distributed 9 hemodialysis machine worth of RM400,000 to the Deputy Chairman of State's Health Department, Che Will Awang who represented all government hospitals in Kelantan. The distribution is a continuity of the previous distribution in 2007, where the religious council donate 7 hemodialysis machine worth of RM311,000.
According to record, the number of patients who suffered a kidney problems increased by six times in nine years, from 165 patients in 2001 to 739 in 2010. In 2010, there are only 21 hermodialysis center in the State of Kelantan with a number of 88 hermodialysis machine run by the Ministry of Health in the District Hospitals.