Clinics get boost of halal medicine

| 02/11/2009 | Reply

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – All nine KPJ Healthcare Bhd’s wakaf clinics
received a boost in the form of a free one-year supply of
pharmaceutical products.

The Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd (CCM) recently donated
RM100,000 worth of halal pharmaceutical products in line with their
corporate social responsibility programme to provide medical services
that are compliant with Islamic principles.

CCM chairman Tan Sri Ab Rahman Omar said the contribution not only
increased awareness and demand for halal pharmaceutical products but
also complemented KPJ’s effort to offer affordable medical treatment to
the less fortunate.





The
nine Waqaf An-Nur clinics, which provide healthcare services at a
nominal fee, will now fulfil patients’ needs for halal medication.

“Muslims and non-Muslims are becoming more discerning and want to be
assured that medicines and health supplements are of the highest
quality.”

He said CCM’s line of pharmaceutical products were certified halal
and adhered to strict quality, safety and hygiene guidelines in every
aspect of manufacturing.

“We are also proud to be the first generic pharmaceutical
manufacturer in the country to offer healthcare products that are
certified halal in 1999,” said Rahman at the signing of an agreement
between CCM and KPJ.

Also present were Waqaf An-Nur Corporation Bhd chairman Tan Sri
Muhammad Ali Hashim who is also the Johor Corporation president and
chief executive officer, and KPJ Healthcare Bhd managing director Datin
Paduka Siti Sa’diah Sheikh Bakir.

Category: Asia, Pharmaceuticals

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