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MRA seeks help of medical professionals for voluntary humanitarian projects

by MJN team | 05 Dec. 2016

The Malaysian Relief Agency (MRA) is looking for young doctors, paramedics and nurses to volunteer and help provide medical care for those in need through the agency’s humanitarian projects locally and abroad, according to its president Abdul Razak Kechik...
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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MyCEB Kesatria receives international award in medical industry

by MJN team

Datuk Dr. Abdul Aziz Yahyahas become the only Malaysian to have been elected into the Honorary Fellowship of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a professional association of physicians specializing in obstetrics and gynecology in the US...
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SPECIAL FEATURES

● Medical insurance premiums increase as healthcare costs rise

● RM380 mn medical expenditure budget in Malaysia remains –Dr. Hilmi

● First cases of Zika-linked microcephaly in SEA confirmed in Thailand

● Ahmedabad hospitals need to be cured?

● Abu Dhabi needs more nurses in dialysis centres, says expert

● Mitsui gains role in Columbia Asia operations with US$101mn investment

● Govt to supply free hepatitis medicines in hospitals

● Pvt hospitals wary of mediclaim scheme

New Products & Technology

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Malaysian Cancer Registry moves toward automation with new web app

Malaysia Health Director-General Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah recently announced that the Malaysian Cancer Registry is making progress towards its planned automation of cancer notifications with the help of a system called Patient Registry Information System (PRIS). PRIS is a web application developed...   More »


Health Alert

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Diabetes-related conditions cause 35,000 deaths per year in Malaysia

Around 1.8 million of the Malaysian population are not aware that they have diabetes due to their unhealthy lifestyle and eating habits, according to the country’s deputy director-general of health (public health) Datuk Dr.Lokman Hakim Sulaiman. Diabetes-related conditions are responsible for an...   More »


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22-24 August 2017
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Karachi Expo Centre, Pakistan

Featured Headlines

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Penang Islamic Hospital to commence operations in early 2020   New 

MJN Team | 09 Dec. 2016

The Penang Islamic Hospital (HIPP), to be built in a township in Penang, Malaysia called Bayan Baru, is expected to start operations in early 2020, according to Penang Islamic Foundation (YIPP) chairman Datuk Mansor Othman. YIPP is collaborating...

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Technological advances continue to drive Malaysia’s medical devices market   New 

MJN Team | 09 Dec. 2016

Technological advances and spending in the private healthcare market are continuing to drive Malaysia’s well-performing medical devices industry. Boey Charn Hong, the Head of Country (Malaysia), Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC) said 2016...

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Malaysia MOH launches campaign to promote more fruits, vegetables in diet

MJN Team | 07 Dec. 2016

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in Malaysia has launched a campaign to encourage the public to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into their daily food intake for a more balanced diet and better health. The “Eat Fruits and Vegetables...

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International News

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The role of nurse practitioners growing in health care

14 Nov. 16

In the changing landscape of health care in this country, we face uncertainties as consumers of this essential commodity. Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, many questions continue to surface surrounding how we are providing care...

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Education News

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NIA, UTAR to cooperate on promoting Ayurvedic medicine in Malaysia

07 Dec. 16

The National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA) in Jaipur, India and the Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), a private university based in Malaysia, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding their planned cooperation in popularising Ayurvedic...

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Pharmaceutical

CCM, Biocon launches affordable insulin therapy in Malaysia

14 Nov 16

To address the need for affordable insulin therapy in Malaysia, Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd (CCM), a local investment holding and management company, and India’s Biocon Ltd have launched Basalog,the country’s first insulin glargine...

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Business & Investments

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CCM to invest RM15 mn for the production of generic cancer medicines   New 

09 Dec 16

Chemical Company of Malaysia Bhd (CCM), an investment holding and management company in the country, is investing RM15 million for a new High Active Potent Ingredients (HAPI) plant in Malaysia to produce generic cancer medicines. The company will be able ...

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