HCTM As the benchmark of Universiti Malaysia Sabah in the Establishment of a Special Needs Child Care Center

By Noorlaily Abdul Rahim
Photo Muhammad Shahrul Izwan Halim

CHERAS, March 28, 2019 – Hospital Chancellor Tuanku Muhriz has received eight delegates from Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) from the Center for Investment and Endowment, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Education, and Minda Lestari Center Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS).

The visit was warmly welcomed by HCTM Directors, senior officers and representatives of the department at the Board Meeting Room, Level 1, Kompleks Pendidikan Perubatan Canselor Tuanku Jaafar. Prof. Madya Dr. Mohd Rahimie Abd Karim, Director of the UMS Endowment and Investment Center, informed that the main objective of the visit was to exchange information, to discuss matters pertaining to the operational of special needs childcare centers, special needs rehabilitation and physiotherapy. UMS in planning to set up a special needs child care center, and this visit is expected to provide useful inputs and information for it’s establishment.

Discussions and FAQ sessions between UMS and HCTM representatives were held almost two hours before the delegation was taken to the Children’s Development Center and the Medical Rehabilitation Services Department to take a closer look at the facilities and services offered.