Thursday, August 30, 2012

Laporan akhbar : Guang Ming Daily

Metro Specialist Hospital Charity Dinner
Raised 65, 000 for donation to various organizations and schools

Metro Specialist Hospital, being the first Private Hospital in Sungai Petani, Kedah, celebrated its 18th Anniversary with a Charity Dinner on 23rd July, 2011. The event received strong support from the community and business fraternity and successfully raised a total of RM65,000.00 for charity which the hospital management distributed to various organizations and schools during the Dinner as a way of discharging its Corporate Social Responsibility to give back to society. The organizations which benefited from the event included Beng Siew Dialysis Centre which received RM30,000.00, Kelab Pendidikan dan Kebajikan Puncak in Merbok received a sum of RM10,000.00. Other receipients included SJK Tamil Ladang Kuala Muda, SMJK Sin Min, GOSM Eagle Land II Drug Rehabilitation Centre, Lions Club Sungai Petani and the Rotary Club of Bandar Sungai Petani each received RM5,000.00. The donations were given out by the Managing Director, Dr. Lim Kok Ewe in the form of Mock Cheques Presentation during the Charity Dinner. Executive Director, Dr. Tneoh Shen Jen in his speech said that Metro Hospital had a humble beginning in the year 1993 and started operation with only 2 units of shop houses with 4 specialists. Over the years, it has evolved into a sizable hospital with its own building comprising 119 beds with 22 specialists.

The success of Metro Specialist Hospital was attributed to the confidence and support shown by the community in the region at large, without which, we would not be what we are today. He affirmed that Metro Specialist Hospital will continue to provide excellent health care services to the community in the Kuala Muda and Sungai Petani region at affordable prices. The Hospital will continue to improve and update its facilities by investing in more advance equipment, upgrading the services of medical staff and specialists and to increase its bed size to meet the growing healthcare needs of the community. In conjunction with the Charity Dinner, the management and staff of Metro Specialist Hospital had organized a Concert with interesting programs which included beautiful presentations on International Latin Dances, Choir presentation, solo performances, piano recital, rock & roll dance and the impressive presentation by the Chinese Orchestra from SMJK Sin Min. (Translated from Guang Ming Daily dated 28 July, 2011)