Kuala Lumpur, 23 October 2016 - Tasik Titiwangsa was all dressed in pink as KPJ Sentosa KL Specialist Hospital celebrated its PinkSaves Amazing Race 2016 on 23rd October 2016. The event was in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness month celebrated worldwide every October.
Tuan Haji Mohd Taufik Ismail, Executive Director of KPJ Sentosa KL Specialist Hospital, said “This is the hospital’s second PinkSaves signature event, following its launch on 31st October 2015. It is specially focused on celebrating and raising awareness about women’s health through various preventive screenings and awareness campaigns.
"This year, we wanted to give even more back to the general public. PinkSaves Amazing 2016 gathered more than 600 participants including cancer survivors from Majlis Kanser Negara (MAKNA) and 40 ladies from BERNAMA’s Benita Biggest Loser 2016 program.
Winners of male and female category won cash prizes for the 5km run around Tasik Titiwangsa. Educational and fun activities were also held with sumptuous food from participating food trucks as well as free healthy beverages.
Taufik added "We are indeed overwhelmed by the support shown towards a good cause.”
The event also witnessed a cheque presentation to MAKNA which were partly contributed from the participation fees.
In conjunction with the Awareness month, KPJ Sentosa KL Specialist Hospital is providing various promotional packages until December 2016. For more information, please visit www.kpjsentosa.com
In 2015, KPJ Sentosa KL Specialist Hospital received the international Integrated Management System (IMS) Certification by Bureau Veritas, comprising of ISO 9001:2008 Quality System, ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System, and OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Safety & Health Management System.
At par with other major industry players, KPJ Sentosa KL Specialist Hospital is also fully accredited by the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH), a national accreditation body for health care facilities and services, thus reflecting the organization’s commitment towards being a quality healthcare provider. Additionally, KPJ Sentosa KL Specialist Hospital is certified as a Baby Friendly Hospital (BFH) by Ministry of Health, Malaysia since 2014.