CSR

    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    During the year in review, many of Mahkota’s and Regency’s Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) initiatives were used to raise funds and awareness for specific diseases. The events also aimed to promote a healthy lifestyle amongst the public and to provide financial aid to the underprivileged in Malaysia.

     

    Mahkota Medical Centre

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    Mount Kinabalu Charity Climbathon, 20 August 2014

    In conjunction with Mahkota’s 20th anniversary celebrations, the hospital organised a charity climbathon to Mount Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia in August 2014. The team of 20 climbers successfully scaled the 4,069 metres high mountain to raise RM 30,852 for the National Stroke Association Malaysia’s initiatives to provide rehabilitation and medical assistance for stroke survivors.

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    Mahkota Charity Run, 21 September 2014

    Mahkota Bone and Joint Replacement Centre, together with some local partners, co-organised the “Mahkota Charity Run” 2014. Over 800 participants took part in the 12km run around Malacca town centre in the one-day event. A total of RM 41,780 was raised for the Malacca Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry to provide support for underprivileged patients requiring orthopaedic treatments in Malacca.

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    Pink October Silver Lining Dinner & Fashion Show, 3 October 2014

    To raise awareness of cancer in Malaysia, Mahkota Cancer Centre, together with the National Cancer Society of Malaysia, co-organised the “Pink October Silver Lining” charity dinner and fashion show on 3 October 2014. The highlight of the night was a fashion show by cancer survivors to showcase their talents and resilience in the face of their illnesses. Funds raised were used to further the education and support for cancer patients in Malaysia.

     

    Regency Specialist Hospital

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    Visit to Orang Asli Settlement, 10 December 2014

    In December 2014, Regency’s team of doctors and staff celebrated the hospital’s 5th year anniversary with a visit to the Orang Asli settlement in Kampong Kuala Masai, Pasir Gudang, Johor. Regency doctors and nurses provided basic health screening for the villagers and educated them on good healthcare habits.

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    Visit to Care Haven Orphanage, Johor, 23 December 2014

    To celebrate the season of giving, Regency held a Christmas Tea Party on 23 December 2014 for the underprivileged children at Care Haven Home, Johor. Regency organised a special “Christmas Shoebox” project in the hospital, whereby the staff donated gift items to fill up 70 shoeboxes of presents for the children. These shoebox presents brought big smiles to the faces of the children when they received their gifts.

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    Charity Road Tour in Tanjung Pinang, Indonesia, 8 February 2015

    Regency, together with local partners Paguyuban Sosial Marga Tionghoa, co-organised a charity road tour to several villages in Tanjung Pinang, Indonesia. During the one-day road trip, the Regency team distributed essential daily provisions like rice, oil, sugar and instant noodles to the needy villagers across the island.