28 July 2020

It is our duty to keep others safe

In just the last 4 weeks, another 6.7 million people have been infected by Covid-19 worldwide bringing the total number of infections to 16.7 million.  Over 650,000 of those infected have succumbed to the virus, and more than 66,000 are in critical condition.  The numbers are staggering and yet the peak is likely not over, according to experts.

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28 June 2020

The Covid-19 surge is not over

The world marked another grim milestone today with 10 million confirmed Covid-19 infections resulting in more than 500,000 deaths. Four large countries – the United States of America, Brazil, Russia and India – account for 50% of all cases reported globally. Indeed, the epicentre of this pandemic has shifted from Asia to Europe, North America, and now to Latin America.

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10 June 2020

Less restrictions, more restraint

Today, Malaysia entered the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) period with multiple restrictions being lifted after months of concerted efforts to bring the number of Covid-19 infections down.  Many businesses have resumed operations and people are returning to their usual lifestyles in a cautionary mode to prevent a second wave of infections.

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1 June 2020

Let’s play our part to end the pandemic

Over 6 million people globally have been infected by the Covid-19 pandemic to-date, and more than 370,000 people have died.  While many parts of the world are still in lock-down, several countries are now experiencing a decline in infections after months of combating the disease.  However, even as some governments look towards easing restrictions and resuming economic activities, a few countries that had flattened the curve are reporting a second wave of infections.

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29 May 2020

The world is changing; but is it only now?

The term ‘new norm’ is the latest catchphrase around, as people come to terms with the need to turn our comfort zone inside out, to control the global Covid-19 pandemic.  You may know someone who said with a heavy sigh, “Life as we know it will never be the same, the world is changing…”.

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12 May 2020

Happy ‘International Nurses Day’

‘International Nurses Day’ is observed on 12 May every year; the date was chosen because it was the birthday of Florence Nightingale (1820 – 1910).  In the past, it was an occasion that came and went without much notice. But under the shadows of a global pandemic this year, it is finally celebrated with the recognition it deserves – with significant appreciation and gratitude for the toils and sacrifices of nurses worldwide.

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21 April 2020

Voice that calms and guides a nation

Every afternoon, anxious Malaysians tune in to their TVs to watch the daily official briefing on the country’s Covid-19 situation.  Standing behind the podium with unassuming composure and speaking with a calming voice is the Director-General of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Noor Hisham.  He has been a daily fixture at the press briefings since the Coronavirus epidemic took a serious turn in Malaysia.

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15 April 2020

Cultivate the mind to be really safe

Today, we are beginning the third phase of the ‘Movement Control Order’ in Malaysia which will last until 28 April.  Since 18 March, the whole country has effectively come to a halt with very few economic activities, and no physical social and religious gatherings allowed at all.  Despite our best efforts, the number of infections is still trickling upwards every day.  Perhaps a more determined testing regime and earlier isolation of potential patients are measures which the authorities should take seriously.

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11 April 2020

How do you overcome the feeling of loneliness?

Many people living away from their families and friends are starting to feel lonely during this long lock-down period in Malaysia. What is ‘loneliness’?  How do you overcome it?  In today’s insightful talk, Bro.Tan discusses this critical topic and gives solutions to the feelings of loneliness.

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7 April 2020

Heartfelt “World Health Day” message

Nalanda Founder Bro. Tan gives a heartfelt message of deep appreciation to all health-care workers around the world. We salute their dutiful service on this poignant celebration of “World Health Day” 2020.

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