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Penang Hospice Society - Hospice at Home Program (HHP).

Description
The Penang Hospice Society was registered in 2001 and functions as a charitable non-governmental organization in the community. Currently it provides holistic medical care in the homes of patients with advanced life limiting diseases, mainly cancer along with non- cancer patients. This service is called the Hospice at Home Program (HHP). A multi- disciplinary team of nurses, doctors and lay volunteers visit the patient at his/her home to address the problems of the patient be they physical such as pain, psycho-social, or spiritual with the aim of reducing suffering while at the same time helping the family cope.
Region
Asia
Country
Malaysia
City
Penang
Address
250A Jalan Air Itam 10460, Penang, Malaysia
Website
http://www.penanghospice.org.my
Contact person
Ms. Chitra Alagan

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