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Unsung Angels: Hospis Malaysia helping patients live life to the fullest

Palliative care gives patients with life-limiting diseases the support to live their best life. And at Hospis Malaysia, they are helping seriously ill patients to live life to the fullest.


Unsung Angels: How palliative care gives dignity to seriously ill patients

For seriously ill patients, the palliative care they receive is crucial because it does not only give them relief but also comfort and dignity. The first of this three-part series, Unsung Angels, highlights the importance of palliative care and the need to increase such services.


Euthanasia law takes effect in Australia's Victoria state

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Voluntary euthanasia became legal in the Australian state of Victoria on Wednesday, with the government saying it had extensive safeguards to prevent the process being misused while allowing people a compassionate choice over how they die.

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Fundraising goal for hospice

CHARIS Hospice, a Penang-based charity organisation that provides palliative care for cancer patients on the island, wants to raise RM300,000 through its 15th anniversary dinner on Oct 12.


It’s farewell to precious Tam

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia bids farewell to its last male Sumatran rhino, fondly known as Tam, after the animal died but there is still hope that it may contribute its genes to the preservation of the species.


Sabah going all out to step up wildlife protection efforts

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is getting all parties including villagers and wildlife rangers to be part of wildlife protection efforts following the failed attempt to prevent the Sumatran rhino from going extinct in Malaysia.


Experts: We’ve lost battle on rhino conservation

KOTA KINABALU: Efforts to preserve the critically endangered Sumatran rhino from extinction in Malaysia have reached the “end of the road”, say senior conservationists.

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Addressing illness taboo with hope

THOSE with illnesses should be encouraged to speak up for the benefit of their own well-being.


Govt mulling over providing on-demand healthcare services

PETALING JAYA: The government is mulling over providing on-demand healthcare services to decongest public hospitals and clinics, says Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.


Tulips coming back to Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: After four years, tulips are making a reappearance and for a good cause.