UMMC: Only 10% of patients can pay their medical bills  New 

Only a small fraction of patients at the University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) can afford to pay for their treatment...Read more»

Penang to be smoke-free in 5 years  New 

Penang plans to gazette the entire state as a smoke-free area in the next five years, health official Dr Afif Bahardin said...Read more»

Hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak in Labuan

Labuan may be in for an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). The Labuan Health Department has ordered two nurseries...Read more»

Mawar Medical Centre's licence cancelled  New 

The Health Ministry has cancelled the operating license of Mawar Medical Centre (MMC) in Seremban, Negri Sembilan, for violating...Read more»

DVS conducting rabies vaccination after outbreak in Taiping

The Veterinary Services Department (DVS) will vaccinate pets in the vicinity of Taiping from tomorrow following reports of rabies...Read more»

Health Ministry to extend smoking ban to offices, workplaces

The Health Ministry will consider banning smoking in offices and other enclosed spaces regardless of whether they have air-conditioning...Read more»

Methadone proven effective for opioid addiction

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry’s methadone therapy for opioid addiction has proven to be successful. Introduced 14 years ago, this...Read more»

Health Ministry resolves to cut smoking, hypertension, obesity and more

The Health Ministry has made reducing non-communicable diseases (NCD) in the country its 2019 resolution as it seeks...Read more»

Sarawak to decide on smoking ban enforcement mechanism on Jan 24

Sarawak state cabinet will decide on Jan 24 on the mechanism to enforce the smoking ban at all eateries in the state....Read more»

Cause of doctor’s death cannot be determined

PETALING JAYA: A coroner’s court in Alor Setar has delivered an open verdict in the death of a doctor who died under mysterious....Read more»

CPR should be made a compulsory subject in schools

A prominent social activist has appealed to the government to make cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) a compulsory subject...Read more»

Contractor jailed for slapping a woman doctor

A contractor was sentenced to a month’s jail by the Ampang magistrate’s Court here today for slapping a woman doctor...Read more»


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2019 - 2020 Events

20-22 February 2019
Medical Japan

21-23 February 2019
Medical Fair India
Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India

22–23 February 2019
CaREhab 2019
Singapore EXPO

1-2 May 2019
22nd Global Nursing Education Conference
Kyoto, Japan

9-11 April 2019
SE-Asian Healthcare & Pharma Show
Kuala Lumpur Convention Center

11-13 July 2019
InterCare Asia
BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand

25-27 July 2019
WHEC 2019
PWTC, Malaysia

29-31 July 2019
APHM 2019
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

21-22 August 2019
Nursing & Health Care
Novotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia

11-12 September 2019
HMA 2019
Hanoi, Vietnam

11-13 September 2019
Medical Fair Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand

9-11 August 2020
Medical Fair Asia
Marina Bay Sands Singapore

18-20 November 2019
Saudi International Pharma Expo
Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center

18-20 November 2019
Saudi International MedLab Expo
Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center