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Financial Planning Talk at IHS in August 2020

Students gain better understanding of Financial planning

On: 20 August 2020

In: Borneo Bulletin > National

 

Insurans Islam TAIB Family Takaful Sdn Bhd (IITFT) conducted a financial planning talk for Masters of Medicine students at the Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences (PAPRSB IHS), Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD).

IITFT General Manager Haji Shamsul bin Haji Muhamad, a certified Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and an Islamic Financial Planner (IFP), conducted the talk.

The talk focussed on the importance and objectives of financial planning, as well as personal financial health check through financial statements such as via net worth and cash flow.

Basic cash management was also discussed, which includes saving, emergency fund and personal budgeting.

The session ended with a sharing session and invaluable financial tips.

Campaign Against Fake Braces 2020

UBD dental student. PHOTO: UBD

Campaign to warn off fake braces

On: 15 August 2020

In: Borneo Bulletin > National

 

Six third year dentistry students from the Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (PAPRSB IHS, UBD) in collaboration with the Department of Dental Services, Ministry of Health are organising a Fake Braces Awareness Campaign (FBAC).

The project is aimed at raising awareness on the dangers and risks of fake braces, to educate the public on the ways to report fake braces and to highlight the importance of seeking a proper orthodontic treatment.

Throughout the month of August, several activities will be held including a virtual run co-organised with MK Fashion, school talks, an educational video, poster making competition and weekly quizzes on social media. The virtual event, themed ‘Run From Fake Braces’, will be held in September.

Registration can be made through an online application form or at the walk-in at the PAPRSB IHS, UBD, every Friday from 9am-11.30am and 2pm-4pm, and on Saturday from 10am-4pm which ends on August 31.

Talks will also be held at two sixth form centres: Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Science College and Sengkurong Sixth Form Centre on August 17 and August 24 delivered by dental students alongside dental specialists Dr Maisalamah binti Haji Taha, Dr Uday Kumar Umesan and Dayangku Dr Hajah Noorsuhada binti Pengiran Haji Ismail from the Department of Dental Services, Ministry of Health.

A poster competition will also be held from August 11-29.

The public can exercise their creativity and knowledge on fake braces to create posters either digitally or hand-drawn.

A video will also be produced to educate the public and address enquiries during the campaign period. A series of questions will be gathered from the public through its social media pages which will be addressed by orthodontists and general dentists from the Department of Dental Services, Ministry of Health.

The video will be uploaded on social media platforms.

Blood Donated at IHS in August 2020

Blood donors at the campaign. PHOTO: SYAZWANI HJ ROSLI

UBD community bleeds for a good cause

By: Syazwani Hj Rosli

On: 13 August 2020

In: Borneo Bulletin > National

 

Forty-one pints of blood were collected during a blood donation drive organised by Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa’adatul Bolkiah (PAPRSB) Institute of Health Sciences (IHS) of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) in collaboration with the Blood Donation Centre of the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha (RIPAS) Hospital yesterday.

The campaign at the Concourse Area of the extension building of PAPRSB IHS, UBD received a high turnout from UBD students, staff and lecturers.

Medical officers screened the donors.

The drive was aimed at encouraging a culture of blood donation among the students and bolstering the country’s blood supply.