TV for QEH Palliative Care Unit
Published on: Friday, November 08, 2019
Text Size:

Sabah Sikh Community visited the Palliative Care Unit (PCU) of Queen Elizabeth I Hospital (QEH 1) in conjunction with the 550th Birth Anniversary of Sikh founder, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, recently.

At the event, they donated a television set, goodies and toiletries to the unit that was represented by its Head, Dr Syuhaidah Abd Rahman. 

The visit was part of the community’s activities until Nov 10 that include also donation to Sabah Society of the Deaf Charity Bazaar on Oct 6, visit to Sekolah Pendidikan Khas Tuaran (Oct 19), visit to Hospital Mesra, Bukit Padang on (Nov 3) and blood donation drive at Gurdwara Sahib Kota Kinabalu (Nov 10).

Dr Syuhaidah said doctors, nurses and patients wish to record their appreciation with the visit including donation.

Sabah KPJ Hospital Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Datuk Dr Jaswant Singh and Sabah Water Department Director, Datuk Amarjit Singh were also present.

PCU QEH 1 that commenced operations in 1994, is the first palliative care unit in Malaysia. 

They work closely with the Palliative Care Association Kota Kinabalu Sabah.

The goal of palliative care is to help people with serious illnesses feel better. It prevents or treats symptoms and side effects of disease and treatment. 

They also treat emotional, social, practical and spiritual problems that the patients endured. – Ottey Peter



Other News

Follow Us  

Follow us on            

Sabah Top Stories