Take care of yourself, then your children

SERI KEMBANGAN: Her mother could only read Jawi but that did not stop her from raising 10 children and improving herself. “She encouraged us (the daughters) to go to schools, even though the Malays then were afraid to send their children to Christian missionary schools for fear they would become Christians. “My mother even taught…

Remembering Dr Gwen Smith

The late Dr Gwendolen Smith, consultant paediatrician, is remembered by many with great fondness for her dedication as a clinician as well as her passion in advocating for children’s health and well-being. One of only two paediatricians in Malaysia in the 1960s, Dr Smith was part of a pioneering group of specialists that established many…