Kuala Lumpur, 5 August 2022 – CVSKL chalked up another milestone by launching CVSKL Foundation, the hospital’s first foundation to improve a better healthcare system for Malaysian underprivileged patients, especially for those who are seeking complex medical care.
CVSKL Foundation, a charitable, non-profit organization is founded by the team of doctors at CVSKL and is governed by a Board of Trustees who are industry leaders in various sectors. The objectives of the Foundation are to support medical advancement and research initiatives, increase awareness on cardiac and vascular diseases and to provide financial support for the low-income group through management of funds received and raised.
CVSKL Foundation was officially launched by its’ Patron, Yang Di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Muhriz ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir together with its’ Board of Trustees. Chairman, Tan Sri Datuk Seri Rashpal Singh highlighted todays’ launch came together at the most opportune of time when the government is shifting its’ priority from management of Covid-19 to restarting the nations’ economy and recovery from the impact. He added, “The high utilization of public healthcare services has led to overcrowded facilities resulting in longer wait and initiatives such as medical research funding and reducing the burden in public hospitals can be looked into. We are ready to work with the Ministry of Health to complement the governments’ hard work in improving the social wellbeing and health quality of fellow Malaysians.”
Datuk Dr. Rosli, consultant cardiologist at CVSKL also handed over a cheque of RM 1 million ringgit in donation to CVSKL Foundation.
Datuk Dr. Rosli, shared, “The establishment of CVSKL Foundation is an essential piece of the puzzle that will amplify CVSKL as a Centre of Excellence. In 2021 alone, our CSR efforts totalled up to RM4.15 million which benefitted 545 patients. With CVSKL Foundation unifying and intensifying this, I am certain we are able to help more people.”
For more information on CVSKL Foundation, please visit https://www.cvskl.com/