Top British medtech firm to open in Penang, employ 800 locals  New 

British medical technology company Smith+Nephew plc (SN) plans to build its first Asian manufacturing plant specialising in ...Read more»

Kelantan screens 16,000 for mental illness from Jan-June  New 

The Kelantan State Health Department has run mental health screenings on 16,000 individuals in the state this year through the Depression...Read more»

Over 90,000 Rohingya treated at Malaysian field hospital in Cox's Bazar

The Armed Forces' Malaysian Field Hospital in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh has treated over 90,000 Rohingya refugees to date..Read more»

Chemical in food grade plastics are not harmful, says Health DG

The leaching of chemical compound ‘phthalate’ from plastic packaging is not at a harmful level, says Health director-general Datuk...Read more»

Health Ministry requests more than 10,000 additional hospital staff

The Health Ministry has submitted a request to the Federal Government for additional posts of 10,675 involving government hospitals...Read more»

82 chikungunya cases reported in Batang Padang district in Perak

A total of 82 cases of the mosquito-borne viral infection chikungunya have been reported in Batang Padang district...Read more»

Ampang Hospital is first public hospital adopting Atellica Solution

Hospital Ampang is the first public hospital in the country to adopt Atellica Solution, an innovative chemistry and immunoassay...Read more»

No e-cigarette, vape registered as smoking cessation tool

Currently, there is no electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) or vape has been registered as smoking cessation tool or medication...Read more»

Ministry will look into report of harmful chemical in plastic food containers

The Ministry of Health through its Food Safety and Quality Division (BKKM) will look into the report of harmful chemical found in cheap plastic...Read more»

Penang in discussion to set up three more private hospitals

Three more private hospitals are set to be established in Penang if negotiations towards their establishments in the state are successful...Read more»

Health Ministry monitoring vape-related illness

The Health Ministry is aware of the vaping-related illness reported abroad and will continue to monitor the situation in the country, said...Read more»

Ministry to sample products for ASF

The Health Ministry will conduct sampling on pork-based products to ensure that they are not contaminated by the African Swine Fever...Read more»

MOH seizes unlicensed nicotine-based products worth RM6.8m in raid

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has seized 35,439 products believed to contain nicotine worth some RM6.38 in a nationwide operation...Read more»

Health Ministry taking measures against increased risk of post-flood infections

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is taking precautionary measures against the risk of dengue and waterborne diseases after the floods that inundated...Read more»

Malaysia needs at least 218 palliative medicine specialists, says Health minister

Based on its current population, Malaysia needs at least 218 palliative medicine specialists to meet the demand, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr...Read more»

Health Ministry yet to decide on banning vape

The Health Ministry is yet to decide whether to completely ban the use of vape or impose stricter restrictions on vape liquid ...Read more»

Malaysia dengue cases up by 77.3% this year

Malaysians are happy that the Kuala Lumpur High Court has dismissed a constitutional challenge against the Health Ministry's total ban...Read more»

Health Ministry to issue statement on Taiwan dental graduates soon

The Ministry of Health (MoH) is expected to release an official statement pertaining to the fate of graduates from seven Taiwan...Read more»


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