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MOH to release guidelines for herbal medicine clinical trials in 2018   New 

by MJN team | 22Sept 2017

The Ministry of Health (MOH) of Malaysia is set to introduce proper guidelines for herbal medicine clinical trials in 2018, according to its deputy minister Datuk Seri Dr. Hilmi Yahaya. However, he said, the guidelines would only be made into realisation once in-depth researches...
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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Teddy Mobile Clinic offers food, medical care for poor, homeless patients

by MJN team

The “Teddy Mobile Clinic”, led by 35-year-old doctor Madhusudhan Shanmugam, provides food, medical care and even teddy bears to poor and homeless patients in the heart of the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. The medics treat poor and homeless residents of the capital...
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SPECIAL FEATURES

● Hepatitis C treatment in Malaysia to go as low as RM500 by year-end   New 

● Socso spent almost RM200 mn in financial aid for dialysis treatment in 2016   New 

● MOH urged to consider Gilead Sciences’ Hepatitis C drug licence deal

● Mercy Malaysia seeking RM3 mn in donations for refugees in Bangladesh

● Malaysia to host 35th occupational safety, health conference in Asia Pacific

● Gilead Science expands hepatitis C generic licencing agreement to Malaysia

● IMAM calls on Myanmar to allow aid, relief workers in to help refugees

New Products & Technology

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APHM 2017: WTK launches effortless ICU bed for healthcare providers

Healthcare providers in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) department can now push the ICU bed easily, with the new ARVÜNNCARE plus, the ICU bed that is able to move laterally....   More »


Health Alert

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Seven cosmetic products containing poison banned in Malaysia

Seven cosmetics products that contain scheduled poison that can be harmful to health has been named and banned by Malaysia’s Ministry of Health (MOH). Its National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Department (NPRA) said the products are Qu Gebu AP Krim, Night Glowing, Night Glow, Glowing Speed Gold Day Cream,...   More »


2017 -2018 Nursing & Healthcare Events

20-22 September 2017
Medtech China
Shanghai, China


HMA 2018
Bangkok Thailand

11-13 May 2018
Radiology Asia 2018
MAX Atria @, Singapore EXPO

16-18 July 2018
21th Global Nursing Education Conference
Melbourne, Australia

31 July to 2 August 2018
APHM 2018
Bangkok Thailand

20-21 August 2018
Nursing & Health Care
Tokyo, Japan

Featured Headlines

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Deloitte: Malaysia’s population to reach 34 mn in 2022

by MJN team | 20 Sept 2017

Malaysia’s population is expected to increase by more than 75% to reach almost 34 million in 2022, according to estimates by professional services firm Deloitte....
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Malaysian NGOs submit joint petition against “kiddie pack” cigarettes

by MJN team | 20 Sept 2017

Fifty-seven non-government organisations (NGO) in Malaysia have teamed up to submit a petition to the country’s Prime Minister's Office against the re-introduction...
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MMeC 2017 to focus on patient, nursing practice and operation room safety

by MJN team | 20 Sept 2017

The Malaysian Medical Conference (MMeC) 2017, themed 'Patient Safety and Role of Junior Professional Healthcare', will be focusing on patients’ safety issues, nursing...
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International News

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MOH, CRM and NRPA take one step towards phase 1 clinical trials in Malaysia

01 Sept 17

Malaysia’s Ministry of Health (MOH), the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA), and Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) have taken a step towards the development of a complete clinical research ecosystem in the country with the signing of a scholarship agreement...

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Education News

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Malaysian medical university to prepare students for US residency test

06 Sept 17

As part of its medical programme curriculum this year, the International Medical University (IMU) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will begin integrating the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) preparation courses to help its students prepare for the US residency test...

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Pharmaceutical

Separate roles of doctors, pharmacists clearly indrug dispensation –MPS   New 

15 Sept 17

The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) has called on the separation of roles between doctors and pharmacists in dispensing medicine as the latter becomes more proactive in patient care. In a statement, MPS president Amrahi Buang said that almost three quarters of the healthcare system...

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Business & Investments

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Sunway Bhd to grow its healthcare arm with RM 1 bn investment

19 June 17

Malaysia conglomerate company Sunway Bhd, also called Sunway Group, is growing its healthcare arm with a RM1 billion investment for the construction of five new hospitals in the next five years, according to its founder and chairman Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah. This is in addition to the expansion...

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