St. John Ambulance of Malaysia (SJAM) is a not-for-profit organization and leader in first aid, home nursing, humanitarian services and ambulance services and in some parts of the country, hemodialysis service. SJAM volunteers always go the extra mile to render voluntary services to those in need, regardless of race, class, colour or creed.
As part of the movement, members of the SJAM South Area Perak can always be seen at various small or major events, sports activities, parades and functions where first aid standby is in need. During disasters like floods, fire and landslides, SJAM South Area Perak also assist in disaster relief in the Hilir Perak district and around the country.
SJAM South Area Perak also provide both the emergency and non-emergency ambulance services. SJAM South Area Perak provides first aid training to members, the general public, government and corporate sectors. Community services like free health checks, visits to the underprivileged and welfare projects are also organised regularly.
The objectives of the SJAM are to:
(a) promote, encourage and co-ordinate all works of humanity and charity for the relief of persons in sickness, distress, suffering and danger without any difference of race, class, colour or creed;
(b) render aid to the sick and wounded in war or in peace and to promote such permanent organisations in time of peace so that such aid may immediately be available in time of emergency and such aid shall include the provision of the technical reserves for the medical services of the Government and Armed Forces of Malaysia;
(c) promote, encourage and co-ordinate the work of the SJAM in all aspects in Malaysia; and
(d) promote, encourage and co-ordinate contacts between themselves and similar organisations under the name of St. John Ambulance in other countries, the Red Crescent Society and other similar voluntary or statutory organisations.
“Pro Utilitate Hominum” – for the Service of Mankind