1 June 2021

Do our duty – stay home & stay safe

Today, the Movement Control Order 3.0 in Malaysia will be intensified in a bid to stem the stark increase of Covid-19 infections across the country.  While we stay at home and do our duty to follow all SOPs, let our thoughts of love and kindness go to all front-liners who are battling with Covid-19 day and night to keep us safe.

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12 May 2021

Thank you to all nurses around the world

Today is International Nurses Day, which is celebrated around the world every year on 12 May in conjunction with the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale (1820 – 1910). The indispensable role of nurses has never been more apparent as they battle relentless for the lives of their patients in this Covid-19 pandemic.

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7 April 2021

Health is the greatest gain

Since 1950, ‘World Health Day’ is celebrated annually on 7 April to raise awareness on the importance of global health.  Battling Covid-19 in the past year has highlighted this importance – the interdependence of our own physical health and the well-being of others, and how devastating it can be should we be careless or indifferent.  Thus, we can also see that while the virus affects everyone regardless of race or religion, the communities that place higher emphasis on caring for one another have been able to weather the pandemic most effectively.

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21 October 2020

Focus on what we can do

The statistics of mental stress worldwide since the Covid-19 pandemic started show results that are staggering, with manifold increases in reported cases of depression, domestic violence and anxiety. We can manage this better by being mindful of our thoughts and bringing them back to the present moment, whilst gently convincing our minds to not overthink.

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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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