1. ARTHRITIS RELIEF

PEOPLE suffering from ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a type of arthritis that primarily affects the spine, can now look forward to an affordable biologics treatment called Cosentyx.

Cosentyx (secukinumab) is an antibody that plays a role in inflammatory and immune responses in diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis.

2. CHARITY FUN RUN

IN conjunction with World Ankylosing Spondylitis Day, join the MOVE with AS Charity Fun Run on May 7 in Petaling Jaya.

Details at https://mro.myraceonline.com/asfr17/registrations

3. LIVE ONCE

JOIN Singapore’s popular You Only Live Once (YOLO) Run as it makes its way here on Aug 6.

YOLO Run KL will take off at Oasis Square with 5km and 10km category options. It also features a fun and performance run event with a post-event mass yoga session, as well as a fund raising effort for Make-A-Wish Malaysia.

Details at www.yolorun.com/kualalumpur

4. REAL COCONUT WATER

FOR a real coconut water with no preservative, no sugar, non-concentrate, san gluten imported from Thailand, look out for Taste Nirvana. Certified halal and non-GMO, it is currently distributed in many countries including the US, the UK, Canada, UK, Russia, Japan and Australia.

5. OBESITY AWARENESS

A 633km cycleton to raise awareness on obesity and its effects on kidney disease culminated at Taman Botani, Putrajaya recently.

The cycleton was organised in conjunction with World Kidney Day, an annual global campaign aimed at raising awareness on the importance of kidney health.

6. HEART MATTERS

MORE than 300 employees of MNRB Holdings and their family members participated in the second MNRB Healthy Heart Run held at Perdana Botanical Garden, Kuala Lumpur recently.

7. AID CANCER PATIENTS

MAX Family Society Malaysia, a patient support group for blood and rare cancers, is embarking on fundraising initiatives such as a Mount Kinabalu climb in July to help support cancer patients.

Come support climbers such as cancer survivor Abu Hurairah whose climb is dedicated to other cancer survivors.

Details at www.themaxfoundation.org/fundraise/?campaign=abu-hurairah.

8. BREATHABLE FABRICS

SUPERDRY Sport Collection’s breathable hi-tech fabrics feature the hottest colour trends and professional performance.

Its range comprises products for gym buffs, casual runners and occasional athletes. From sports leggings to gym shorts, vest tops and sports bras, the brand’s sportswear is designed with comfort in mind.

9. TAKE CONTROL OF ORAL HEALTH

FDI World Dental Federation’s 2017 World Oral Health Day campaign, themed Live Mouth Smart, is encouraging people to take control of their oral health.

Philips Malaysia aims to raise awareness on the importance of regular check-ups and building healthy habits to achieve better overall oral health in the long term.

Details at www.philips.com.my or www.worldoralhealthday.org.

10. WINNING MUMS

DUTCH Lady Malaysia’s latest campaign Mak Hebat, Mak Menang offers RM1.7 million worth of prizes, including instant cash rewards, monthly prize of home makeover and weekly prize of Vespa scooters.

For a chance to win these prizes, all a mum has to do is pick up any 900g pack of Dutch Lady Nutri Plan formulated milk powder for children, open it and check if there is a Dutch Lady icon inside the pack. THEN, submit details via SMS to redeem RM100 instant cash prize.

By doing so, she will stand a chance to win weekly and monthly prizes!

Look out for the Dutch Lady Nutri Plan truck touring the Klang Valley area from now till April 30.

11. STUDENT CAMPAIGN

CYBERJAYA University College of Medical Sciences pharmacy students recently conducted a campaign themed Awas: Kenali Kosmetik Anda.

It stressed on the dangers present in cosmetics adulterated with harmful substrates such as mercury and hydroquinone, as well as other known toxicants like parabens and sodium lauryl sulfate.

12. FUND FOR CANCER PATIENTS

THE Rotary International District 3300, Rotary Club of Kuala Lumpur City Centre recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beacon Hospital to help cancer patients via a RM500,000 Radiotherapy Welfare Fund. The fund helps to subsidise cancer radiotherapy treatment costs for the underprivileged.

13. ONLINE PARTNER

MOBILE-first marketplace Shopee is Nestle Malaysia’sonline shopping partner for its Wellness-Together-Gather promotion.

The Shopee App is downloadable on App Store and Google Play.

Details at www.shopee.com.my

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