Difficulty in retaining doctors   New 

by MJN team | 29 Nov 2015

INCENTIVES are continually improved to retain doctors, especially specialists in public hospitals, but temptation from the private sector is just too great to resist. Many of these doctors and specialists leave the government service to join the private sector, said Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahya...

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Chief of Korea military nurse academy awarded U.S. order of merit

by MJN team

The chief of South Korea's Armed Forces Nursing Academy has been awarded an order of merit from the U.S. for her contributions to expanded bilateral relations in the military medical sector, the academy said Tuesday. The U.S. Army Medical Command conferred the Order of Military Medical Merit also known as O2M3, to Brig. Gen. Choi Kyung-hye...
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● ‘Diabetes Detection’ campaign launched    New 

● In Vietnam, handy hospital services convenient yet costly    New 

● Chong Hua Hospital celebrates nurses’ week    New 

● Commander of the Navy declares open SLN's School of Nursing

● Saudi Arabia to recruit nurses from India through government agencies

● Mother, Newborn and Child Health week begins

● Senate approves bill seeking to strengthen nursing profession

● Foreign doctors help fill a need

New Products & Technology

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Biotech firm taps young minds to conquer 3D future

When 13-year-old Farah Faqihah was first told about an opportunity to be part of a programme where she would be taught 3D printing, she had never even heard about the technology and had no idea what to expect. Three...   More »

Health Alert


Regulation for sake of health, safety

KUALA LUMPUR: Manufacturers and sellers of vaping devices will be subjected to a major shift in the way they market their gadgets and accompanying odds and ends. As the authorities work together to address concerns...   More »

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Featured Headlines


Miri Hospital operating at maximum capacity   New 

MJN Team | 29 Nov 2015

MIRI: Miri Hospital that serves as the medical hub for a population of 1.5 million people in northern Sarawak is operating at maximum capacity already and is finding it hard to cope with the high surge in patients every year...

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Sunway Medical Centre spreading the message on diabetes

MJN Team | 26 Nov 2015

ENSURING her family is healthy is 55-year-old Lydia Hew’s main priority. All of them go for health checks once a year, and spend a day every weekend exercising in Bukit Jalil. Though her family is healthy, she said they...

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Medical services hard to access for orang asli

MJN Team | 25 Nov 2015

BELUM: While the Hulu Perak health department provides medical services to the orang asli in the Royal Belum State Park, it is not always accessible to those who need it the most. Mobile clinics are sent every fortnight to...

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International News


Why Is the U.S. Perpetually Short of Nurses?

05 Nov 15

There is an outcry in the United States that we’re facing an urgent nurse deficit that threatens the safety of individual patients and the nation’s health as a whole. Consider arguments from two Times...

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Education News


Lifelong Learning with a MSc in Molecular Medicine

26 Nov 15

21th century is an era with strong emphasis on knowledge-based economy. This by definition suggested that human capital training is the key element for economic growth. The realisation comes in tandem with the...

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Health Ministry recalls paracetamol syrup

Frequent use of antibiotics worrying, says deputy health minister

18 Nov 15

The frequent and widespread use of antibiotics in the country is worrying, says Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahya. If the situation continued it would be difficult to treat diseases and it also...

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Business & Investments

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Supermax UK subsidiary wins licence to to supply medical gloves

15 Nov 15

KUALA LUMPUR: Supermax Corp Bhd's wholly-owned United Kingdom (UK) subsidiary, Supermax Healthcare Ltd, has been awarded a licence to supply medical gloves to the National Health Service (NHS) over the next four...

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