Sweet Adventure of SMA Fighters at JAKIM
Alhamdulillah, on 25 April 2022, a recording session of a collaborative talk program between SMA Malaysia and the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) was held successfully, focusing on Spinal Muscular Atrophy Diseases and Patients. The recording was conducted at Jakim Studio, Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM), Kompleks Islam, Putrajaya. The program was divided into two sessions, namely the recording of the Kalam Sihat program where the panel was Prof Dr Zabidi Hussin, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Pediatrician (Neurology), International Medical University who is also the Chief Medical Advisor of SMA Malaysia. While the next session was a recording of the Community Service Advice slot featuring 3 panels, namely SMA Fighter Ms Noor Raihanah Azemi (SMA Type 3), SMA Fighter Mr Amirul Iman Amiruddin (SMA Type 2) and the mother of SMA Fighter Adra Sofea (SMA Type 1). Mrs Juwairiyah Rejab. This program was the initiative of Dr Hazlin Kadir, Senior Assistant Director, JAKIM Research Division and Mr Mohd Abrar Mohd Sanusi, Publisher of Radio Salam.FM has successfully conducted the recording session. Meanwhile, Ms Siti Safura Jaapar (SMA Fighter Type 2), SMA Malaysia Medical and Research Exco, roled as coordinator (mentor) and liaison from SMA Malaysia. The recording is expected to be published and broadcast on the radio channel, Salam.FM in June 2022 for 15 episodes. All the panel members involved, especially all the SMA Fighters were very excited and happy to have the opportunity to endure a new experience while in the studio and it was a sweet adventure for them. SMA Malaysia aspires to encourage SMA Fighters to empower themselves by adding as many new experiences as possible and overcoming mental barriers, despite facing physical barriers due to SMA because the meaning of life is greater than SMA illness. It is hoped that this recording will increase public awareness about SMA and how to help the SMA community in Malaysia to enjoy a more prosperous life. Stay tuned for the broadcast on Salam.FM Frequency 91.1 Mhz. Do watch the video below taken during the recording session.