Tai Chi, an ancient Chinese martial art was also delivered and participated by guests at the event in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports and delivered by Master Zhao Chun Jie, Brunei’s National Wu Shu Coach to encourage physical activity and exercise – one of the crucial weapons against cancer and many other non-communicable diseases. Tai Chi had been known to positively contribute to the health and well-being of individuals including that of cancer patients.
Through this event, PJSC also reached out to the public by organizing an opportunity for the public to meet PJSC’s cancer experts and staffs of the various specialty departments including but not limited to the Early Detection and Cancer Prevention (EDCP) Services, the Nuclear Medicine Department, the Radiotherapy Department, all of which are under The Brunei Cancer Centre (TBCC) and also from the Maxillofacial, Facial Plastic Reconstructive Centre (MFPRSC) with the aim to educate – debunk myths and alleviate the fear of early detection and its treatment. Also present was the Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Prevention Unit, Ministry of Health with the aim to further increase public awareness on the National Cancer Screening Programme. Exhibitors from various institutions including Governmental, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), event partners and sponsors including but not limited to Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD), Progresif and Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC), and vendors namely Boost Juice, Seedbox, Fuel’d, Rans Coffee and Tampd Koffee were also present to render their support.
Earlier this month, PJSC lit up its building in blue and orange joining the world to shine a light on World Cancer Day, and also organised ‘An Expression Of Support Through Music And Songs For World Cancer Day” on the 4th February, with their event partner Expression Music (EM) Academy. Staffs of The Brunei Cancer Centre (TBCC) of PJSC and EM Academy showcased a musical performance and choir to express support to all cancer fighters and survivors through music and songs. In addition, this year, PJSC is also hosting an “I Am And I Will Virtual Run” with event partner Aewon where over 600 participants had pledged their support to this campaign. The “I Am And I Will Virtual Run” has started since 7th February 2021 and will end on 30th April 2021.
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact The Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre (PJSC) at firstname.lastname@example.org or call directly +673 261 3333 ext. 1055 for more details.
Source: Pantai Jerudong Specialist Centre
Photos: Progresif Sdn Bhd