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Nation

Hospis to hold charity dinner and concert

Hospis Malaysia will hold a charity dinner and concert on Sept 24 with the theme I>Voices for Hospices 2005./I>

Community

Event to raise money for hospital

B>W/B>ALK to raise money for needy cancer patients at Mount Miriam Hospital in Penang.

Community

Hospice gets centre after 10 years of fund-raising

The Hospice Klang now has its own centre in Taman Sri Andalas, Klang, to provide palliative care to poor patients.

Letters

Tackling world’s health woes

In the past two weeks, the World Health Assembly (the supreme body of the World Health Organisation) debated a wide range of health problems ranging from malaria and bird flu to how to deal with public health emergencies and disasters like tsunamis. Decisions were taken on some of these major global health problems.

Nation

Hospis Malaysia to raise funds at dinner

When Jeffrey Leong, 36, was diagnosed with brain tumour six years ago, his life crumbled.

Nation

Award specially for those who work for the public good

Launched in 1991, the Maulidur Rasul award honours the good work of the unsung heroes - people whose contributions may not make the headlines, but are significant in improving lives.

Nation

Being brave when death is knocking on her door

Having spent over a third of her life fighting various cancers and other ailments and now a palliative care patient, Chor Haw Ching is fully aware that death can be just around the corner.

Education

Promoting healthy aging

Geriatrics is one of the lesser known and certainly less glamorous specialities of medicine. Yet, it is a very important profession as we are now facing an ageing population.

Business

Examining role of palliative care

Palliative medicine is one of the fastest growing segments of medicine in the world today. It was accorded specialty status in the United Kingdom in 1987.

Community

Indian artists’ outlook on life

B>D/B>ESTINY and a love for art compelled Lalit Verma to leave his job at Tata Steel, India's largest private steel company, to open an art gallery.