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  • Thursday, 26 Dec 2013

BARBARA Yen, was a medical social worker at Universiti Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur for 25 years before retiring in 2001. In the course of her work, she had met patients with various illnesses and even interacted with some personally. Lending an ear, she had patiently listened to their stories – “some tragic, scary, rewarding, funny and humorous”.

“The hospital was the first place where many social problems could be found,” said Yen.

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