Agong’s daughter steps up mental health advocacy efforts despite new role as mum

Friday, 11 October 2019 03:36 PM MYT
By Milad Hassandarvish


PETALING JAYA, October 11 — Postpartum confinement and the hectic life as a mother is no barrier for Tengku Puteri Raja Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al Mustafa Billah Shah to continue her advocacy for mental health in a bid to combat mental illness in Malaysia.

Young and composed, Tengku Iman, the eldest daughter of Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, took on the crucial role as the royal patron of Mental Illness Awareness and Support Association (Miasa) early this year.

To date, she has been involved in Miasa’s ongoing initiatives and aspires to take her efforts to greater heights by empowering more youth as well as providing support to women and new mothers through forums, collaborations and various initiatives.


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