Join us for a good cause and watch Tom Cruise in Action

Charity Movie Screening   Event Information:   Event Name: “Mission Impossible 6: FALLOUT” Date of Event: 28 July 20178(Saturday) Venue: GSC Nu Sentral Time: 2pm TICKET : RM 100.00 & above Call Malar on 017-5850 722 to get your tickets now! Payment can be made via the following: * Payment by bank transfer of RM 100.00 & above per ticket to CHALLENGES FOUNDATION Acc No: 86-0273921-5 (CIMB ISLAMIC) * By cash at Challenges Foundation office at Room 7, Level 1, Bangunan SECITA, 4A, Jalan SS5D/6, Kelana Jaya, 47301, Selangor     Secretariat Information: Challenges Foundation Address: Room 7, Level 1, … Continued

PPBM LAUNCHES RESOURCE CENTRE & CHILDREN’S HOUSE IN PJ

  Association of Registered Childcare Providers Malaysia (PPBM) launched its maiden showcase of the Resource Centre and Children’s Library at its Headquarters in Petaling Jaya on 11 July, 2018. The event was officiated by Masdiana Muhammad, wife of Selangor Chief Minister.    “The aim of PPBM Resource Centre is to provide relevant information and references regarding setting up of a child care centre, while the Children’s Library is aimed at cultivating reading habits in young children of 4 years old and below”, said PPBM President,  Norsheila Abdullah.   She added the initiative to optimise the  headquarters as a Resource Centre … Continued

The Official Media Launch of ‘Moodigo’

Pfizer Malaysia & Partners Launch Smart Mobile App for Mental Health & Mental Health Awareness Campaign   By Dhivyan Silvaraj   Pfizer Malaysia and partners recently launched an app ‘Moodigo’   – A new smartphone app that heralds an innovative way for Malaysians to monitor their mental health. The mobile app launch coincided with the unveiling of “#EVERYBODY IS AT RISK” – a 2018 Community Awareness Campaign on Mental Health led by Pfizer Malaysia, in collaboration with Malaysia Psychiatric Association (MPA) & Malaysian Mental Health Association (MMHA).   On 18th of April 2018, along with the Mental Health Awareness Campaign 2018, … Continued

IPC President Andrew Parsons on Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand visit

IPC PRESIDENT VISIT TO SOUTH EAST ASIA

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons has completed a 10-day visit of South East Asia during which he participated in SportAccord and met with National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) and International Federations (IFs) representatives, athletes and politicians from Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. Between 15 and 20 April, Parsons attended SportAccord in Bangkok, Thailand, and took part in a panel discussion on the power of influence marketing. The other panel members were Jean-Marc Pailhol, Head of Global Market Management & Distribution at Allianz, International Surfing Association President Fernando Aguerre, and Troy Pugmire, Managing Director of Gramercy Global Media. Following SportAccord, Parsons … Continued

Goodbye GC2018

XXI Commonwealth Games sets record for number of medal-winning nations and territories Breadth of Commonwealth Sport grows as five countries win Commonwealth medals for first time ever Games praised as unprecedented platform for humanity, inclusion and social impact Gender-equal focus comes to a close with uplifting concert from female musical icons as baton handed to “Commonwealth City” of Birmingham The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President, Louise Martin CBE, this evening declared the success of XXI Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia proof of the Commonwealth Sports Movement’s fast-growing stature on the world stage. Terming Gold Coast 2018 “the Games … Continued

WAO Art Exhibition to highlight Invisible Women

The Invisible Women exhibition is a joint effort by Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) and Leo Burnett KL. It aims to raise awareness of the discrimination that pregnant women and working mothers face in the workplace. At the moment, women who work in the private sector have no protection against discrimination. However, WAO aims to change that. WAO is currently collaborating with several other NGOs to draft a Gender Equality Act, which will regulate employers if it passes into law. More information regarding the campaign can be found on the campaign microsite at www.invisiblewomen.com.my   The Art Exhibition will feature the … Continued

Gold Coast 2018 to deliver an inclusive Games

GC2018 is going for gold in its quest to deliver an inclusive Games and will proudly host the largest integrated Para-Sport program in Commonwealth Games history.   GC2018 will set a new Commonwealth Games record by hosting up to 300 para-athletes and 38 medal events across seven sports – an increase of 45 per cent more athletes and 73 per cent more medals compared to the para-sport competition staged at the last Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in 2014. Further highlighting GC2018’s commitment to equality and inclusion, there will also be an equal number of men’s and women’s events across all … Continued

LET’S VOTE

  Voting is a right for everyone in a general election but thousands of Malaysian with disabilities and also the elderly with mobility restrictions face many obstacles when they go out to vote. To help minimise this issue, Beautiful Gate Foundation for the Disabled, together with Persatuan Mobiliti and Faithworks (Wheels on Wheels) are organising a Lets Vote Campaign which will provide accessible transport for the elderly and persons with disabilities to cast their votes.   During the press conference that was held on 11th of April 2018 at SS2/44 Beautiful Gate Foundation, Pastor Sia Siew Chin, Executive Director of … Continued

Creating a culture of kindness against bullying

  By Lee Xin Ying     Kindness. How do we understand what kindness is? A simple gratitude. A small hand shake. A moment of shared laughter. However, I would  say the best form of kindness is understanding. Being understanding to others, the people around you, is the best form of kindness one could give to another. Personally, I have experienced a lot of kindness from other people. I think with every enlightened mind, the world starts moving towards a better place. I would like to share the story of kindness. The first week of April is scheduled as National … Continued

First Aid for Mental Health

          Everyone can help their loved ones if they notice they might have mental health issues with the Mental Health First Aid programme called  AEGE. This programme was headed by Betty Kitchner and Anthony Jorn. While this programme is not available in Malaysia yet, the Malaysian Mental Health Association (MMHA) runs a two day intensive course on understanding mental illness which provides knowledge to equip first aiders of mental health to carry out their roles. However, it is important to note that the first aid programme is not to help one diagnose or treat mental illness, rather it is … Continued