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Hospital Pengajar UPM is Renamed Hospital Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah

Translation by         : Siti Nur`Ain Feisal

Editor                     : Nik Hafzaini Nik Hassan 

SERDANG, 28 Feb - Hospital Pengajar Universiti Putra Malaysia (HPUPM) has been renamed to Hospital Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (HSAAS). The launching was officiated by UPM Chancellor, Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Al-haj Ibni Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Al-haj.

His Royal Highness hopes HSAAS will become one of the world’s best university hospitals and its expertise used as a point of reference for other medical practitioners in their respective fields, locally and internationally.   

In his royal address, His Royal Highness expressed his desire that the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) or the Ministry of Health Malaysia (MOH) would seek a formula of balance and collaboration as a robust team to ease the burdens faced by the people.  

Sultan Sharafuddin was also concerned about the high cost of health treatment, and he urged the involvement of private sectors, non-governmental organisations and active individuals to assist health institutions in providing the best services to society.  

In the ceremony, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah was pleased to hand over the Ambulance Waqf Fund contribution of RM100,000.00 by the Centre for Management of Waqf, Zakat and Endowment (WAZAN) UPM to the management of HSAAS, UPM.

Meanwhile, UPM Vice-Chancellor, Dato’ Prof. Dr. Mohd Roslan Sulaiman in his speech, said that the establishment of HSAAS UPM is a very significant achievement in the development of UPM.

Also present were the Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Menteri Besar Selangor, Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari; Minister of Health, YB Dr. Zaliha Mustafa and the Secretary General of the Ministry of Higher Education, Datuk Seri Abdul Razak Jaafar who represented the Minister of Higher Education, YB Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin; and the Director of HSAAS, Prof. Dr. Hamidon Basri.

Date of Input: 28/02/2023 | Updated: 17/03/2023 | suziana.wil

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