Every year around the world, Muslims get together to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr, or Hari Raya Aidilfitri as it is commonly known in Malaysia. However, it is during the month of Ramadan, the fasting period before Hari Raya that raises concerns about healthy and moderate eating, as well as unhealthy fasting methods. The first step to healthy fasting is to always observe the pre-dawn meal known as sahur, as it provides the individual fasting with a long-lasting energy source provided throughout…
Sahur, also known as ‘pre-dawn meal’, is a meal consumed by Muslims who are fasting during the month of Ramadan every year. As the fasting period lasts for a period of over 12 hours, it is vital that the choice of meals for sahur should be foods that provide the individual with much needed energy to function normally throughout the day. While fasting has many purported health benefits, it can be detrimental when not observed correctly. For example, certain individuals…
As consumers, we have heard over the years about how moderate consumption of anything that can be consumed is beneficial to well-being in many ways, from financial matters to healthy living. During the month of Ramadan and Hari Raya Aidilfitri, it is a common sight to notice people buying and consuming more food that they can actually eat. The buka puasa buffet is a common occurrence during every month of Ramadan. While the choices of foods and attractive prices may…
Buka puasa is a term known by all Malaysians as the act of breaking fast during the month of Ramadan. Many Malaysians who do not celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri are known to either practice fasting or join in for buka puasa meals with their friends who do. While it is tempting to gorge on the foods purchased at Ramadan bazaars, as a number of these dishes are made available only once a year, it is important to understand the habit…
Mahkota Medical Centre today, became the first medical facility in the country to introduce the high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology
Kuala Lumpur, 28 April 2021 – Regional private healthcare provider Health Management International (“HMI Group”) is entering into a strategic partnership with Siemens Healthineers
In Malaysia, healthcare packages are custom made to provide an end-to-end seamless experience – from the point of receiving patient’s inquiries from their home countries, right up to their arrival, having the treatment, and journeying home.
Thank you Junior Chamber International Malacca City Entrepreneur for sponsoring 300 face shields for our hospitals’ frontliners. Your kindness and support will surely boost the morale of our team. Together, we fight against COVID-19.
The traditions surrounding Christmas stir warm feelings in the hearts of many—young and old alike. Families and friends come together for gift exchanges, and our Customer Service team shared joy with our patients through wards’ visitation and Christmas carols.
Patient safety is our priority and the cornerstone of high-quality health care. Thank you to Head of Patient Safety Unit, Dr Nor'Aishah bt Abu Bakar from Ministry of Health Malaysia for sharing with us further on Patient Safety on 20 December 2019 in conjunction with our Quality and Patient Safety Week.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed for the second time between Mahkota Medical Centre and 14 Lions Club at Mahkota Conference Hall on 14 December 2019 to bring up diabetes awareness and deliver quality healthcare to the members.
The Public Forum was held in collaboration with Chang Gung Memorial Hospital on 30 November. Thank you to all attendees and we hope that you benefited from the topics shared by our doctors & guest speaker, Prof. Ji-Hong Hong. See you at our next event!
The Diabetes Awareness Day at our hospital's lobby on 9 November was a success with a good turnout of more than 100 attendees. Thank you to Lions Club of Malacca Ayer Keroh, sponsors and staff for your support.
Deepavali, the Festival of Lights is celebrated annually as the victory of light over darkness. Our Customer Service team also shared the light of joy with our patients on 8 November through wards’ visitation.
In conjunction with World Diabetes Day on October, our hospital in collaboration with Lions Club of Melaka Ayer Keroh is organising Diabetes Awareness Day on 9 November 2019 (Saturday). We would like to invite all to join us in this event as Diabetes can strike anyone from all walks of life. We believe awareness is essential in the effort to stop Diabetes. Through initiatives like this, we hope to make a life-changing impact on the diabetes community as well as…
Together with our sister hospital, Regency Specialist Hospital, we have successfully received the Malaysia Book of Records for the largest participation in mass Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with more than 10,000 participants. Thank you YB Khoo Poay Tiong who officiated our event on behalf of Chief Minister and all partners/ sponsors/ volunteers/troopers, and participants from various organisation, NGOs, universities and schools from both local and neighbouring states who took part in this memorable and meaningful 25th anniversary event.
The symposium aims to deliberate how the multi-disciplinary Oncology team can leverage on technological innovation and adopt a more patient-centric approach to optimise clinical and patient-reported outcomes as well as experience. Highlights of the symposium will include a presentation by Dr Rupesh Kotecha from Miami Cancer Institute (USA) and the team of Oncologists from Mahkota Cancer Centre on the role of Tomotherapy system in Radiation Oncology. Also included are topics relating to Uro-Oncology, PET-CT scan as well as a session…
In conjunction with our 25th anniversary celebration, Mahkota Medical Centre is organising a CPR-cum-heart health festival, Hands to Heart – Save a Life with CPR 2019 (H2H) on 19 October 2019 (Saturday) at Dataran Pahlawan open field. H2H is aimed at promoting heart health and teaching a life-saving skill known as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in Malaysia. We believe CPR would be a useful skill to have in emergency situations. It is our…
2,000 participants from all walks of life gathered at the Area CFR, Pekanbaru for MaRe Famili Fun Run 2019. The proceeds from the sale of the event T-shirts are to be used to fund a TKR procedure for an unprivileged patient. Besides the run, participants enjoyed a 45-minute Zumba session and booths exhibition.
In conjunction with Nurses’ Day celebration this month, our nurses have brought smiles to the faces of 51 children at the Handicapped & Mentally Disabled Children Centre Melaka yesterday. Sharing the photos taken with our nurses and children. Happy Nurses’ Day to all nurses!
Learn more about various conditions and treatments with our doctors by tunning in to Medical Today starting from 16 March, every Saturday 12pm at BERNAMA TV on Astro Channel 502 or HyppTV 410!
The Sports, Recreation and Welfare Club (SRC) of Mahkota Medical Centre organised a Chinese New Year open house last Friday on 15 February from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. Mr Stanley Lam, CEO of the hospital gave the opening speech and amongst the highlights of the event are the traditional yee sang session, lion dance performance and colourful food stalls serving a variety of dishes.
Mahkota Cancer Support Group organized a Chinese New Year gathering on 15 February to provide emotional support and share the festive cheer to those undergoing cancer treatment and care. The event started off with Chinese New Year song presentation and followed by various activities such as sharing sessions and birthday celebration. Thank you National Cancer Society Malaysia for supporting our event. At Mahkota Cancer Centre, we are with you every step of the way.
The God of Fortune (财神到) made a surprise appearance to our patients and visitors by spreading the festive cheer thanks to the Customer Service Department. Happy Chinese New Year and we wish all our patients a good health as it is the best wealth in life!
We held a Symposium on 22 & 23 December with Theptarin Hospital. Theptarin Hospital in Thailand is well known for its model of holistic and integrated Diabetes Centre in South East Asia. Useful and important information was shared with various healthcare professionals involved in the diabetes care continuum and public.