The COVID-19 pandemic has hit communities around the world both economically and socially.
With Gleneagles JPMC’s 20th year of presence in Brunei, the medical centre is committed to reaching out to communities to raise awareness and promote social values that partner organisations try to achieve, especially in navigating socio-economic challenges in the post-pandemic world.
This was said by Gleneagles JPMC’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Peter Tay during a corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity at Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre (PJSC) yesterday.
He added that Gleneagles JPMC’s CSR programme, active since 2019, includes charity drives, health screening activities, medical initiatives for the underprivileged and public-private partnership with the Health Promotion Centre.
The CEO also announced partnerships with five organisations – Brunei Darussalam AIDS Council (BDAIDSCouncil), Cope for Hope, Demensia Brunei, Pusat Ehsan Al-Ameerah Al-Hajjah Maryam and Children’s Cancer Foundation (YASKA).
Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar as a member of the Board Of Directors of Gleneagles JPMC was present at the event.
Minister at the Prime Minister Office and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, the guest of honour, presented cheques of BND10,000 each to the five organisations.
BDAIDSCouncil was represented by its media secretary and public relations Nurul Adilah binti Mahmud, Cope for Hope represented by its executive director Nur Hazirah binti Haji Ahmad, Vice President Ismawati Mahir for Demensia Brunei, Executive Trustee Pengiran Datin Hajah Noraini binti Pengiran Dipa Negara Laila Diraja Pengiran Haji Abdul Momin for Pusat Ehsan and Vice Chair Tsara’ Nawwarah binti Abdullah Chen for YASKA.