International Relief

  • The increasing number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China is causing the country to face a severe shortage of resources to defend against the epidemic. As the epidemic gains momentum globally, Tzu Chi volunteers around the world are joining hands to take action. Tzu Chi chapters in Indonesia and Thailand had earlier ordered substantial quantities of protective clothing, face masks and disinfectants to be delivered to China in batches with the assistance of local Tzu Chi volunteers there.

  • Practising medicine in Africa has been my dream as a medical student. But when faced with harsh conditions and the worrying plight of malnourished children in rural villages, I was overwhelmed by my own feelings of apprehension when ideals that used to exist only in the imagination are replaced with harsh reality.