Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Recipe Book for Cancer Patients

Available for sale at our office [NCSMPG, 250A Jalan Air Itam, 10460 Penang].
Price:  RM20
Please call Liza or Zura at 04-228 4140 for any query.

- Published by National Cancer Society of Malaysia -

Friday, April 7, 2017

Charity Food and Fun Fair

Sunday 21 May 2017
9 am - 2 pm
Venue:  St Anne's Hall, Bukit Mertajam

For enquiries, please call 04-537 4140 or 04-228 4140.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Public Health Talk on Breast and Colon Cancers

Saturday, 4 March 2017
2.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Loh Guan Lye Specialists Centre, Auditorium
Level 10, Block 3, Macalister Road, Penang

Free admission. Organised by Loh Guan Lye Specialists Centre, Penang.
For enquiries, please call 04-238 8187/8188

Friday, February 24, 2017

State Government Free Mammogram

Mammo Penang

Valid for Penang female residents
Free breast ultrasound (35 - 40 years old)
Mammogram (40 and above)
Original IC is required. Terms and conditions apply.

Please contact 017-449 0096 or BP Diagnostic Centres below for appointment or further details:

BP Diagnostic Sdn Bhd, Penang
Suite G1 & G2
Menara Penang Garden
42A Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
10050 Georgetown
Tel:  04-229 2677

BP Diagnostic Centre, BM
Ground Floor
62-63 Jalan Aston
14000 Bukit Mertajam
Tel:  04-537 7889


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Colorectal Cancer Screening

iFOBT (immunochemical-based Faecal Occult Blood Test) community screening started in MOH health clinics since 2013.  It is available at government health clinics in Penang.

CRITERIA for Screening:
Age Group: 50 - 75 years old
Asymptomatic (pre-clinical state)
No family history
Health Clinics & Community (integrated / opportunistic screening)
Willingness to proceed with colonoscopy or further intervention
High-risk Group (with symptoms/family history) will be referred directly to Hospital for further assessment and management.


High Risk
Personal history of either polyps or colorectal cancer
Family history of either polyps or colorectal cancer
Personal history of inflammatory bowel disease
Family history of cancer such as breast, uterine & ovarian.
Average Risk
Asymptomatic individual aged over 40 years
Low Risk
Asymptomatic individuals aged less than 40 years and other than those listed above.

List of government health clinics in Penang:

Source:  Ministry of Health

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Infertility Seminar

Saturday, 8 April 2017
Auditorium 18th Floor, Gleneagles Penang
9.00 am - 3.30 pm

Organised by:  Penang Family Health Development Association
Further information, please contact Ms Engie at 04 281 3144, 016 475 0272 or email <>

Friday, February 17, 2017

Hike for Happiness Carnival

Sunday, 5 March 2017
7 am - 1 pm

5.6 km hike from Botanical Gardens to Penang Hill Top Station

Entry Fee:
Hiker - RM80 (t-shirt, goodie bag, certificate, first 100 participants entitled for finishing medal)
Non-Hiker - RM40 (t-shirt, goodie bag, 2-ways funicular return ticket)

Closing date:  25 Feb 2017
Organised by:  D'Home Mental Health Association
For further enquiries, please contact Ms Baby Goh 012 487 8873, Ms Sally Yeoh 012 485 6087, D'Home at 04-643 4432 or email <>

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Colorectal Cancer - CORUM Convention 2017

Saturday 11 March 2017
8.00 am - 5.00 pm
G Hotel Gurney, Penang, Salon IV

FREE registration, limited to 100 participants.
Organised by Colorectal Cancer Survivorship Society Malaysia
Further information, please contact Mr Sri Tharan 016 709 0010, Ms Cynthia Chu 012 313 1487 or email <>

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Counselling Course 2017

Total Credit Hours: 34 hours

Course Work Requirements: 100%
2 tapes & transcript:  50%
Illustrating basic counseling skills in the context of a chosen counseling 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
Section C:  30%
Structured/Essay Questions

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

Participant's requirements:

  • 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.

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