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    Manikins for Sarawak Heart Centre

    MANIKINS FOR SARAWAK HEART CENTRE      The Sarawak Heart Foundation has donated RM70,860 worth of manikins for Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) courses in Sarawak Heart Foundation. With the manikins, the Heart Centre can now conduct its own training on the two courses without having to depend on the Sarawak General Hospital for both the manikins and manpower. The Sarawak Heart Centre Resuscitation Society was recently formed, led by Emergency Department and Cardiothoracic, Anaesthesiology and Perfusion Department. BLS and ACLS are fundamental courses essential for resuscitation training for medical personnel in the hospital. Part of the donation was contributed by Sarawak Badan Amal Tenaga…

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    HEART TO HEART PROGRAMME A collaboration between Sarawak Heart Foundation and Sarawak Heart Centre. The Heart To Heart Programme provides financial assistance for poor children suffering from critical heart disease to undergo medical or surgical treatment or procedures, including heart operation, in a hospital within Malaysia.  The patients, recommended by the Heart Centre would, otherwise, have to wait for a long time to receive treatment.  This initiative will ensure the patients get due attention and treatment and, at the same time, help to ease the backlog of cases at the Heart Centre. Criteria of eligibility Patients who have a good life span. Priority to young children who are born with…

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    Effectiveness of Physical Activity Intervention for Rural Pre-schools in Kuching

    Childhood obesity has been growing at an alarming rate and is the most common nutritional problem among children (WHO, 2000). Several reports already showed high and increasing rates of overweight and obesity among preschool children living in developing countries (de Onis & Blössner, 2000). The most common causes are lack of physical activity, unhealthy eating patterns, high level of inactivity or sedentary behaviour, genetic factors, or a combination of these factors. For more information on our study, click here.

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