Malaysia’s MOH takes steps to ensure foreign patients settle medical bills

by MJN team | 21 Apr. 2017

The Ministry of Health in Malaysia has taken the necessary steps to ensure that foreign patients who seek medical treatment in the country will settle any unpaid medical bills. This move aims to overcome the exorbitant arrears on medical bills involving foreigners in the country, said Malaysian Health Minister...
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MSU awards Malaysia health DG Dr. Noor Hisham with honorary doctorate

by MJN team

The Management and Science University (MSU), one of the top universities in Malaysia that focuses strongly in critical areas of studies including Medicine, Pharmacy, and Health Sciences, has awarded that country’s health director-general Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah with an honorary doctorate. Thanking...
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● MHTC signs health tourism partnership with five Indonesian companies

● Bachok Hospital in Kelantan gets RM140 mn construction budget

● Sabah to monitor sudden increase of typhoid cases in Tawau

● Private clinics, GPs to introduce bundle system to lower cost for patients

● Paramit opens new medical device design, manufacturing hub in Malaysia

● Malaysian flotilla may proceed to Bangladesh if not allowed in Myanmar

● Orang Asli community in Perak accept malaria treatments

● Medical insurance premiums increase as healthcare costs rise

New Products & Technology


"SaveME 999" smartphone app for disabled community soon to launch

A new smartphone application called “SaveME 999” designed to help the disabled community in Malaysia to get efficient and effective help during emergencies will soon be launched by the country’s Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM). According to the ministry's deputy chief secretary...   More »

Health Alert


Malaysia’s MOH warns against cosmetic products with scheduled poisons

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in Malaysia has warned the public against buying and using three cosmetic products which have been detected to contain scheduled poisons, namely mercury, hydroquinone and tretinoin. In a statement today, Health director-general Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said the three products...   More »

2017 Nursing & Healthcare Events

25-27 July 2017
APHM 2017
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia

22-24 August 2017
13th Health-Asia / Pharma Asia
Karachi Expo Centre, Pakistan

6-8 September 2017
Medical fair Thailand
Bangkok Thailand

Featured Headlines


Pacific Partnership 2017 mission in Malaysia ended on high note    New 

MJN Team | 24 Apr. 2017

The Pacific Partnership 2017 mission in Malaysia that began on April 14 ended on a high note after eight days, bringing US, Australian, Japanese, South Korean and Malaysian service members together in a series of community service and social responsibility projects...

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NHMS: Sabah showed 28.4% smoking prevalence in 2015, highest in Malaysia    New 

MJN Team | 24 Apr. 2017

The National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS) in Malaysia has revealed that the state of Sabah has recorded the highest prevalence of smoking in the country at 28.4% in 2015, beating the national figure of 22.8%. Sabah Health Department director Datuk Dr. Christina...

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Patients urged to return unused medical supplies to avoid wastage    New 

MJN Team | 24 Apr. 2017

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in Malaysia is urging patients in the country with unused medical supplies from government hospitals or clinics to return the items to avoid wastage. This will also help save on the cost of expensive medications, according to Deputy Health...

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International News


Malaysian doctor invited to discuss pandemic preparedness in Germany

06 Mar. 17

Malaysian epidemiologist Dr.Dhesi Baha Raja was invited by Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel to speak at the Third International German Forum and contribute his expert opinion on formulating a pandemic preparedness plan for not only Germany but also on a global level...

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Education News


Malaysian NGOs: Water safety, safe rescue skills need to be taught in schools

27 Mar 17

Several Malaysian non-governmental organisations are pressing for the need to teach water safety and safe rescue skills in schools, following the increase in drowning cases across the country since the beginning of the year. Statistics from the Malaysian Fire and Rescue...

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CCM teams up with Natcon, Biocon for affordable cancer, insulin medicines

05 Apr. 17

Malaysia’s largest generic pharmaceutical manufacturer, CCM Duopharma Biotech Berhad (CCMD), is partnering with India’s Natco Pharma Limited (Natco) and Biocon Limited (Biocon) to offer affordable cancer and insulin therapies in Malaysia. CCMD and Natco entered into a...

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Business & Investments


Adventa Bhd sets up new sterilisation facility with RM6 mn investment

29 Mar 17

Medical services and supplies manufacturer Adventa Bhd is setting up a new factory in Johor, Malaysia to expand its sterilisation business through a RM6 million investment. Adventa managing director Low Chin Guan said the facility will use ethylene oxide gas as the sterilisation agent..

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