Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Psychodrama: Living with Chronic Conditions

Psychotherapy Workshop
Date:  10 - 12 Dec 2016 (Saturday - Monday)
Time:  9 am - 6 pm (10 & 11 Dec), 9 am -  3 pm (12 Dec)
Place:  Rumah Hospis, 250A Jalan Air Itam, 10460 Penang

Registration Fee:  RM600
For further details, please contact Dr Rory Richardson:  012-418 8180.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Living with Dementia

Penang Dementia Association in collaboration with Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation of Malaysia is organising a Family Caregiver Training Programme, ‘LIVING WITH DEMENTIA’

Date:  3 December 2016 (Saturday)
Time:  8:30 am – 5.00 pm
Place:  New Bob Centre, 6th Floor, Gottlieb Road, 10350 Penang

This training programme is designed for family caregivers who wish to learn more about dementia and develop caregiving skills and coping strategies. The program consists of 4 modules:

1. Understanding Dementia and Person Centred Care
2. Understanding the Behaviour of Persons With Dementia
3. Communicating with a Person With Dementia
4. Purposeful and Meaningful Engagement

For registration, please send the completed registration form with payment to the above address or by email.  Please register early to reserve a space.
For enquiry, please call Ms Gan 016-6745429, or email: pgdementia@gmailcom.

Closing date for registration: 30 Nov 2016

Saturday, October 8, 2016

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2016

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) is a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world. It takes place on the second Saturday of October every year. Voices for Hospices is a wave of concerts taking place on the same date every two years.

                                                          Source:  World Hospice and Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA)

A 26-minute documentary film 

[click on the link to watch the film on vimeo]
A story of a revolution in healthcare.
Produced by Moonshine Movies.
Commissioned by the Lien Collaborative for Palliative Care, 
Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network & Lien Foundation.
Narrated by Baroness Ilora Finlay.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Cancer Awareness Day

Organised by: 
Adventist Oncology Centre, Penang Adventist Hospital

Further information, please contact 04-222 7344 or email

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Spicy Zumba Day

Saturday, 29 Oct 2016
7.30 am - 11.30 am
Taman Belia, Lebuh Acheh
Opposite Urban Spice Cafe
89 Lebuh Acheh, Georgetown, Penang

Organised by:  Urban Spice Cafe
Further information, please contact Ms Vynn Lew, 04-261 9986

Friday, September 30, 2016

Pink October - Breast Cancer Awareness Talk

Friday 14 Oct 2016
8.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Vouk Hotel Suites
57-G-3 Mansion One, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Penang

Organised by:  Vouk Hotel 
For enquiries, please call 04-3708 333, email <>

Breast Cancer Awareness talk by Dr Aishah Knight, NCSMPG.
Sharing sessions by survivors
Breast demo on breast self-examination
Laughter therapy by Mdm Sukhveer Kaur

Light refreshment will be provided. 
Please register by email to <> or <>
Free admission.  All participants will receive a goodie bag with complimentary limited edition
key chain and car sticker. 

Limited edition pink merchandise are available for sale
at Vouk Hotel reception until 31 Oct 2016.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Breast Cancer Survivor Event

Saturday 1 Oct 2016
9.00 am - 12.30 pm
Auditorium & Meeting Room, 18th Floor, Gleneagles Penang

Contact person:  Dr Teh Yew Ching/Ms Suat Theng
Tel:  04-222 9193, Email:

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Together Let's Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Seminar 2016
Saturday 1 Oct 2016
Auditorium Level 4, ACC Hospital Pulau Pinang

Organised by:  Prostate Cancer Society Malaysia
Contact person:  Dr Kisheaan 014-945 6049
Free admission.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Pink October Charity Fun Walk

In conjunction with breast cancer awareness month

Sunday 16 Oct 2016
7.00 am - 11 am
@ Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang

Organised by: Penang State Government
Event Hotline:  011-1070 8938 / 012-440 1398

4.2 km fun run
Route:  around Gurney area
Participant's will get a pink t-shirt & goodie bag

Entry fee:  RM30
Online registration: <click>
Facebook:  <click>

Registration forms are also available at ICT Mall Komtar, YB Teh Lai Heng's Service Centre, YB Yap Soo Huey's Service Centre, YB Ong Kok Fooi's Service Centre or YB Dr. Afif's Service Centre.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Women's Health Seminar

Saturday, 1 October 2016
1 pm - 6 pm
The Auditorium, 18th Floor, Gleneagles Penang

Registration fee:  RM80
Closing Date:  24 Sept.

Women's Health Awareness Poster and Booth Exhibition
@ Ground Floor Lobby, 9 am - 2 pm.

Organised by Gleneagles Penang
Further details, please contact Ms Latha 04-222 9203. 

Monday, September 5, 2016

WOU Safety, Security & Health Campaign 2016

Date:  Thursday, 29 September 2016
Time:  9 am - 1 pm
Venue:  Wawasan Open University (WOU)  Main Campus, Foyer, Level 1 of AlBukhary Building
              54 Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Penang

Main Event Programme:  9.30 am - 11.00 am
Venue:  Seminar Room 11 & 12

9.30 am - Welcoming Speech by Mr Yeong Sik Kheong, Chairman of Safety & Security Committee
9.40 am - Souvenir Presentation by Prof Dato' Dr Ho Sinn Chye, Vice Chancellor & CEO of WOU
10.00 am - Safety & Health Talk - "Ergonomic Safety Talk" by Dept of Occupational,
                   Safety & Health
10.20 am - Safety Talk - "Workstation Usage & Safety" by Bristol Technologies Sdn Bhd
10.40 am - Health Talk - "Wellness Programme for Office Staff" by Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri
                    Pulau Pinang
11.00 am - End

Exhibition:   9.00 am - 1.00 pm
Foyer of Level 1, AlBukhary Building

Road Safety - Jabatan Keselamatan Jalanraya Malaysia
Smoke-Free Environment - NCD, Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Pulau Pinang
Dengue - Pejabat Kesihatan Daerah Timur Laut
Cancer Awareness - National Cancer Society of Malaysia, Penang Branch
Sugar & Obesity - Consumers Association of Penang
Diet, Health, Food & Nutrition - Unit Pemakanan, Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Pulau Pinang
Recycle, Reuse & Reduce - WOU (OCL) Students

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Pink Warriors Zumba Charity 2016

In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Early Bird registration (by 30 Sept 2016):  RM30
(Pink T-shirt & 2 stations' tickets)

After 30 Sept, RM45 (Pink t-shirt while stock last & 2 stations' tickets)
Per Station Entrance:  RM25 (No t-shirt)

Organised by Leo Club of Penang Metropolitan.
Further details, contact Michael Cheng 012-272 3126, Weberlynn Tan 012-494 0776).

Friday, September 2, 2016

Mandarin Public Talk on Suicide Prevention & Depression

Date:  Sunday, 4 September 2016
Time:  2.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Venue:  1st Avenue Mall Penang, 8th Floor
FB link:  event

Brief depression screening before the talk will be available for those interested.
Contacts: 012-409 6036, 016-404 3096

Thursday, September 1, 2016

MEEPO One-day Training Workshop

Malaysian Experience Exchange for Patient Organisations (MEEPO)
One-day free admission Training Workshop
Organised by:  Together Against Cancer Association Malaysia (TAC)

Saturday 8 Oct 2016
Sunway Georgetown Hotel
8.30 am - 5.00 pm

Limited to 60 pax.  Target: Cancer survivors, medical staff, and others involved in cancer care.

Contact Ms Sukhveer Kaur at 012-4300 497 or TAC Secretariat [] for further details.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Invitation to Estee Lauder Feel Better Beauty Workshop 2016

Take Action Together to Defeat Breast Cancer

Estee Lauder Malaysia is organising a workshop as part of Estee Lauder's Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign for breast cancer survivors in Penang. This workshop will show some skincare, makeup tips and tricks to help participants regain confidence and self-esteem.

If you are interested, please email Nor at <>.  Seats are limited.

Update on 6 Sept:  Sorry, fully booked. 

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Sambutan Hari Tanpa Tembakau Sedunia 2016

Peringkat Negeri Pulau Pinang

Penang World No Tobacco Day Celebration 2016

Sabtu, 27 Ogos 2016
Taman Negara Pulau Pinang
8.00 am - 4.00 pm

7.15 - 8.00 am - Pendaftaran
8.00 am - Senamrobik
8.30 am - Pertandingan Mewarna - Tadika      
              - Pertandingan Melukis Poster - Pelajar Sekolah Menengah

Majlis Perasmian
9.00 am - Ketibaan jemputan
9.30 am - Ucapan Aluan Dato' Pengarah Kesihatan Negeri
              - Ucapan Perasmian oleh Timbalan Menteri Kesihatan Malaysia
10.30 am - Menandatangani sokongan terhadap 'Plain Packaging'
                - Pelepasan peserta mendaki dan Explorace Merdeka
12.00 tgh - Pertandingan Pidato - Sekolah Rendah
2.30 pm - Penyampaian hadiah
4.00 pm - Majlis bersurai

Explorace & Jom Mendaki Taman Negara Pulau Pinang
Permainan interaktif secara percuma
Persembahan Choral Speaking
Pertandingan Mewarna
Pertandingan Pidato
Kempen "Plain Packaging Kotak Rokok"

Semua dijemput hadir.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Colloquium on Mental Health

Places are still available.
Please email

Venue: Bilik Anggerik, Kompleks Masyarakat Penyayang
Target Group:  Community leaders, health professionals, interested members of the public

Dr Lynne Yong - Consultant  Clinical Psychologist, Adventist Hospital
Dr Lai Fong Hwa - Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Hospital P Pinang
Dr Teh Ewe Eow - Consultant Geriatric Psychiarist Hospital, Pulau Pinang
Ms Doreen Teh - Clinical Psychologist with D’Home, Penang
Ms Vanitha Subramaniam - Psychologist & Certified Transformational Coach
Ms Yeoh Si Han - Clinical  Psychologist, Hospital Sungai Petani, Kedah
Ms Foo Pei Lynn - Clinical Psychologist, Head of Psychology Department, DISTED College Pg

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Relay For Life 2015 event highlights

~ a snippet of RFL 2015 event day ~

Join us for Relay For Life 2016!

Registration fee is RM20.  Register now, download the registration form [individual / team summary],  or contact the Secretariat at
phone: 04 228 4140 for enquiries.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Mount Miriam Charity Food and Fun Fair

Food coupons for sale are also available at: 
Rumah Hospis Pulau Pinang.  Contact Devi at 04 228 4140.
Pusat Wanita Toh Puan Datin Khadijah, KOMTAR. Contact Rebecca at 04 261 4140. 

Monday, April 4, 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Relay For Life 2016 - Join us!

Save the date!

Date:  23 & 24 July 2016
Venue: Taman Perbandaran Pulau Pinang
Check-in/registration:  4.00 pm on 23 July    

Registration fee is RM20.  Register now, click link to download the registration form [individual / team summary],  or contact the Secretariat at / tel: 04 228 4140 for enquiries.

Onsite registration will be RM30.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Counselling Course 2016

Venue:  Rumah Hospis Pulau Pinang


  • Any person who is interested in acquiring basic counselling skills.
  • Course participants have to be proficient in English as course instructions, notes and reading assignments as well as stipulated written reports and examination will be in English.
  • Participants from NGOs have to be nominated by their respective organisations.
  • As the maximum number of participants that can be accepted is 25, please register early. Places will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

Total Credit Hours:  34 hours

Course Work Requirements:  100%
2 tapes & transcript:  50%
Illustrating basic counseling skills in the context of a chosen counselling approach.
Journal:  50%
A record of personal awareness and response to each session.

Examination:   1 hour 30 mins
Section A:  30%
30 compulsory questions
Section B:  40 %
Counselling Theories & Counselling Skills
Structured/Essay Questions
Section C:  30%
Final tape & transcript of a complete interview illustrating all skills learnt within the context of a chosen counselling model to be submitted on the day of examination.

Minimum of 50% required for course work & 50% for examination to meet minimum course standards.

Attendance:   90% attendance required to meet certificate of attendance requirements.
Registration:   RM300.00

For registration/enquiries, email Nor at  <> or call 04-228 4140.

Monday, March 21, 2016

Relay For Life Melaka

Date:  2 & 3 April 2016
Venue:  Dataran Pahlawan Melaka

Visit the website at or call 06 292 1231 for further information.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Beating Cancer Together

Thursday 3 March 2016
2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
MAA Takaful Sg Petani, Pusat Perniagaan Zamrud, No. 1 & 2, Jalan PPZ 1, Sg Petani
Speaker:  Dr Aishah Knight, NCSM Penang Branch

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Island Hospital Cancer Awareness Week

In conjunction with World Cancer Day 2016.

26 Jan - 4 Feb 2016
World Cancer Awareness Week
  • Interactive and informative booths

Saturday 30 Jan
1.30 pm - Registration
2.00 - 4.00 pm - Health Talks

Further details: 04 238 3266.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Counselling Course 2016

Tentative schedule

Total Credit Hours:  34 hours

Course Work Requirements:  100%
2 tapes & transcript:  50%
Illustrating basic counseling skills in the context of a chosen counselling approach.
Journal:  50%
A record of personal awareness and response to each session.

Examination:   1 hour 30 mins
Section A:  30%
30 compulsory questions
Section B:  40 %
Counselling Theories & Counselling Skills
Structured/Essay Questions
Section C:  30%
Final tape & transcript of a complete interview illustrating all skills learnt within the context of a chosen counselling model to be submitted on the day of examination.

Minimum of 50% required for course work & 50% for examination to meet minimum course standards.

Attendance:   90% attendance required to meet certificate of attendance requirements.
Registration fee:   RM300.00

For registration/enquiries, please email Nor at  <>
Maximum 30 participants.