The Little Big Hospital on the Hill

By Dr Mustafa K Anuar

March 2017 FEATURE
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It began with the simple wish to provide quality healthcare for cancer patients from all walks of life.The Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital (MMCH) in Fettes Park, Tanjung Bungah, gets the “Mount” in its name from the hill it sits on, while “Miriam” refers to Mother Mary. Six Roman Catholic nuns from the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood (FMDM), driven by determination, compassion and, above all, a divine calling to serve and care for humanity, laid the foundation for the...

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Dr Mustafa K Anuar

was a Senior Fellow at Penang Institute who appreciates, among other things, history and heritage as they help him to understand the present. He now writes for an online newspaper.