KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Women & Children’s Hospital (SWACH) at Likas hosted its annual ‘Christmas Children Party’ yesterday to share the festive joy together with children warded at the hospital and unable to celebrate the occasion with their families at home.
“As Christmas and New Year is looming, it is a time when family members strive to be near their love ones, but unfortunately not all are able to so especially the children as some of them have to spend the festive season in the hospital due to ailments,” said SWACH Board of Visitors (BOV) chairman Dr Pamela Yong.
And to cheer up the children’s spirit, we have decided to bring the Christmas party to the hospital and make it an annual affair, she said.
“This year’s celebration was a great success as we have brought more fun and fair for the children to enjoy,” noted Dr Pamela who is also MCA Kota Kinabalu women chief.
SWACH director Dr Tan Bee Hwai said: “We are proud to celebrate the Christmas party together with the children, our loyal BOV, hospital staff and the Kota Kinabalu OSCA Rugby Club who come to give morale support to the children.”-Sayangsabah