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WINNER 2012

Wilkinson Tan Yoong Jian

"As a student, my early involvement in social work, caring for the elderly and children has enabled me to understand the needs of people and has instilled in me that care and compassion are an integral part of health care providers.My experience in my work with people in remote areas has helped me to understand that every person has the right to proper medical care and help. Working in such areas has helped me to organize myself to be able to withstand hardships and barriers to reach people who need medical care wherever and whenever needed."

About the Winner

Wilkinson graduated as a doctor from IMU in 2012 and is currently working as a medical officer in obstetrics and gynecology at Sabah Women and Children’s Hospital in Kota Kinabalu. He continues to be active in social work and is a member of the Rotary Club of Likas Bay. In 2014, he was bestowed as a Paul Harris Fellow for contribution made to the Rotary Foundation. The Rotary Club aids the local community by providing basic sanitation, medical aid, clean water, food and clothing for the less fortunate.He also remains active in the scouting movement having recently joined the Kota Kinabalu Rover C Air Scouts Crew and undergoing leadership training to become a scoutmaster.

Beneficiary of Donation

World Vision Malaysia

Degree

IMU Medical (MBBS)