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PM: government spends RM178.9 Billion for quality health services since 2009

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by MJN team | 20 Oct 2017

The government has implemented various initiatives and spent RM178.9 billion since 2009 to continue providing quality health services to Malaysians...
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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

● KPKT, Health Ministry cooperate to improve EMRS

● Malaysia Needs To Keep Pace With Wellness-Related Innovations, Says Bioeconomy Corp

●  Better vigilance needed to prevent more cases of drowning

● Malaysia to build hospital for Rohingya in Bangladesh

● Construction of five to six hospitals nationwide delayed

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

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

New Products & Technology

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Qiagen installs Malaysia’s first GeneReader NGS System for cancer research

Qiagen Biotechnology Malaysia Sdn Bhd has installed Malaysia’s first GeneReader NGS System at Pathomics Health SdnBhd, a digital health care solution company in Kuala Lumpur. The new technology will enable actionable insights to support research that will benefit the country's cancer research community...   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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Health Ministry: Malaysia Psychological Wellbeing Index timely    New 

by MJN team | 20 Oct 2017

The Health Ministry’s Mental Health Promotion Advisory Council has welcomed the government’s move to introduce the Malaysia Psychological Wellbeing...
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Bogus dentist Nara finally apologises    New 

by MJN team | 20 Oct 2017

Bogus dentist' Nur Farahanis Ezzaty Adli, who was jailed after being convicted of offering unlicensed dental services, has issued a public apology...
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Malaysian private health care thriving    New 

by MJN team | 20 Oct 2017

The Department of Statistics 2016 Economic Census has revealed that Malaysia’s private health care system is thriving. The country has some 14,930 private...
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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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Sarawak offers scholarships to 40 medical students

25 Sept 17

Forty students of medicine have been provided with educational scholarships by the state government of Sarawak in Malaysia. This is part of the government’s efforts to boost the number of doctors in Sarawak. The state currently has a ratio of one doctor for about 800...

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Pharmaceutical

Separate roles of doctors, pharmacists clearly indrug dispensation –MPS

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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Malaysia’s medical tourism to soar to RM1.15 billion revenue by year end

04 Oct 17

Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahya recently announced that the revenue of Malaysia’s medical tourism industry will hit RM1.15 billion by end of 2017. He said this is made possible by the commitment shown by private hospitals and industry stakeholders to make the country...

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