MINDA HEALTH WALK 2014
MINDA Health Walk held in conjunction with World Mental Health Day at Bandar Botanic Klang on 12 October 2014 was a great success with about 2,500 participants. The event was a joint effort with the Psychiatric Department of Hospital TAR Klang, Klang Family Support Group for people with mental illness and the Bandar Botanic Resident Association
The event, aimed at increasing public awareness on mental health issues and to destigmatize mental illnesses, was flagged off by the Selangor State Health Director, Dr. S. Balachandran, representing the Hon. Minister of Health.
The 4km lakeside walk event also featured stage performances by participating creative teams; instrumental presentation by Dr. Sharon Chong from the Malaysian Society for Music in Medicine (MSMM); keyboard presentation by Stephanie Tam, a special child; a song presented by Tan Wei Lin, from her album I-Live, as well as dance performance from the Jazzercise Dance School in Kota Kemuning.
Highlight of the event was the lucky draw with a 60” flat screen TV as the grand prize, donated Mr. See Cheng Siang, President of MMHA. Other activities include health screening, exhibitions and booth sales.
We wish to thank our partners, all participants, individuals and companies that had contributed generously in cash and kind, to make this event a great success.
Click here to view the Malaysian Mental Health Association (MMHA)’s December 2014 newsletter