JPMC brings advance Raya joy to Batu Ampar family

A FAMILY in Batu Ampar now has more reasons to smile during the upcoming Hari Raya celebrations after having their house renovated by Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC).

The refurbishment works, part of JPMC’s charitable initiatives for the month of Ramadhan and organised in partnership with Borneo United Enterprise Sdn Bhd, were carried out over the weekend by 50 staff volunteers from the centre and officiated by Maswadi bin Mohsin, a JPMC Board member, alongside the centre’s management and other staff members.

Chung Yea Fui, JPMC’s Director of Nursing, said of the aid effort, “This charity drive was held in conjunction with the blessed month of Ramadhan, the month of many rewards for those who do good deeds and take the opportunity to help those in need, a period which reminds me of the selfless acts of nursing, caring, and the determination to help one another.

“The activity was also held to mark International Nurses’ Day 2018, which is themed ‘Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human Right’ this year.” Funds for the house renovation and contributions to the family, which totalled BND10,000, were raised from JPMC staff donations.

Another International Nurses’ Day 2018 related event, the JPMC Open Day and Spinning for Charity, was also held by JPMC yesterday.

The event is a follow-up to the first spinning session on May 4 to support the fundraiser charity for (Brunei Down Syndrome Association).

JPMC Open Day and Spinning for Charity featured an intense 90-minute spinning exercise session held at XL Cycling Studio, Bounce & Cycle Rimba, with all event proceeds to be donated to ABLE Brunei to fund their operations.

The event was supported by IBIC Sdn Bhd, DCON Sdn Bhd, Aesthetic Medident Enterprise Sdn Bhd, FiTTerLiVes Sdn Bhd, Manning Jaya Trading (B) Sdn Bhd, Mewah Berjaya Contractor, Medix Supplier, Medetech Sdn Bhd, Borneo United Enterprise Sdn Bhd, Microsoft (B) Sdn Bhd, Times Square Shopping Centre, Medicorp, Cataleya Trading Company, Sifana Enterprise and Standard Chartered Bank.

Lyna Mohamad