COLUMBIA ASIA HOSPITAL – ISKANDAR PUTERI’S ‘TITIAN KASIH’ CSR PROGRAMME
BENEFITS 105 OLD FOLKS IN JOHOR BAHRU
ISKANDAR PUTERI, 9 FEB – Columbia Asia Hospital - Iskandar Puteri (CAH-IP) gives back to society through its signature project 'Titian Kasih'. This literally translates to 'bridging love', an accurate description of what CAH-IP does to bridge its medical services by lending a helping hand to the community.
Collaborating with its Sports and Recreation Club (SRC), CAH-IP’s Corporate Social Responsibility benefits Rumah Jagaan Warga Emas Nur Ehsan. This is a nursing home located at Kempas, Johor with 105 occupants. The initiative aims to help the nursing home by donating basic daily essentials after receiving feedback from the home about their needs. The items were contributed by doctors and staff of the hospital.
To hand over the contribution were Chief of Nursing, Jamilah Ithnin; CAH-IP SRC President also Physiotherapist, Amirul Ariffin Hanin; and Dietician, Yap Pau Lin.
“Columbia Asia Hospital plays a role in promoting health awareness to the public. Our aim is to host more CSR events promoting health-related awareness and healthy lifestyle campaigns which include health screenings and health talks by our specialists for the public in various locations in Johor,” says General Manager, Dr Ding Eng Li.
“As a healthcare provider, we must also give back to the community,” she concludes.