About Us > Council
Headed by the Chairman, the Council act as trustees of the funds received from the public and the corporate sector. Policies and long-term strategies for Hospis Malaysia are decided by the Council, who also take on the responsibility of ensuring that the organisation adheres to proper governing policies. The Council meets regularly to discuss relevant issues and the meeting of governing policies.
Dato' Kathleen Chew Wai Lin
Dato’ Kathleen is the Chairperson of Alpha Malaysia, a non-denominational Christian organization, and a board member the Malaysian Collective Impact Initiative Bhd. She also takes an active interest in education and sits on the board Global Education Leaders Malaysia, Dignity for Children Foundation, and is on the Board of Governors of the Assunta Secondary School and the Board of Trustees of the Benenden School Trust in the UK.
She is married to Dato’ Yeoh Seok Hong and has seven lovely children.
Dr. Chong Su-Lin
Dr Chong later became CEO for Sunway Medical Centre and Prince Court Medical Centre, and Executive Director at Beacon International Specialist Centre, with a short stint as Project Director with IMU. At the launch of Malaysia’s ‘National Economic Transformation Programme’ in 2010, she was appointed leader of the working ‘laboratory’ for the Healthcare National Key Economic Area and was subsequently appointed as the NKEA Industry Advisor to the then Minister of Health.
She now runs her own healthcare-focused management consultancy, and is a Board Member of AIA Bhd.
Dr Ong Hock Chye
Ms. Ho Chee Kit
Ms. Lim Wai Yee
Her involvement with Hospis Malaysia started in 2014 when she led her team to develop a campaign to create greater awareness for palliative care through the introduction of the palliative care symbol. Wai Yee is a strong advocate for ensuring wider knowledge of palliative care and how it can benefit patients and their caregivers when professionally delivered with good clinical practices.
Professor Dr Khoo Ee Ming
Professor Khoo is an active researcher with research collaborations with the University of Edinburgh (RESPIRE), Clinical Research Centre Malaysia and the Institute of Health System Research Malaysia, amongst others. She holds numerous lead positions in groups with research interest in primary care and respiratory health such as President Elect for the International Primary Care Respiratory Group, partner Lead in the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE) and Academic Lead of the Asia-Pacific Academic Primary Care Group.
She has published more than 100 peer reviewed journal papers and books, and is a member of the working group in several national Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG). She is a member of the Editorial Board/Associate Editor for several journals.
She is also an External Examiner to numerous Family Medicine Postgraduate Professional examination bodies in Malaysia, Singapore and the Middle East.