Malaysia: Inaugural “Ride for Palliative Care” taking place on 30 November

The inaugural “Ride for Palliative Care” will see people coming together to raise awareness of palliative care at the Palace of Justice in Putrajaya, Malaysia, on 30 November.

As the New Straits Times reports, the event has been organised by Hasmah Ibrahim, a patient receiving palliative care, and her husband Shaharuddin Ja’afar, in collaboration with Hospis Malaysia.

Shaharuddin’s cycling credentials – which include being President of the Malaysian Masters Cycling Association and an ex-Olympian and national cyclist in the 1960s and the 1970s – were the reasons the couple picked the sport to champion their cause…read more

From ehospice