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Locals to be posted back to Sarawak

by MJN team | 02 May 2016

The Health Ministry is giving top priority to Sarawakians to fill up all medical positions, which include doctors and medical specialists, in government hospital and clinics in the state. Its minister, Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam, in speaking to reporters after a brief visit to 1Malaysia Clinic at Rejang Park yesterday....
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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School nurse in Yunlin wins 'model civil servant' award

by MJN team

Chang Mei-ling, a nurse who works at an elementary school in Gukeng Township in Yunlin County, considered herself an unlikely winner when she was honored with a "model civil servant" award in late 2015. The honor was awarded to six civil servants and four teams of government employees by the Ministry of Civil...
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Good vibrations for body liberation

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Health Alert

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Dong Mai Tan and Seven Leave Ginseng contain poisonous substances: Health Ministry

PUTRAJAYA : The Health Ministry has issued a warning to not buy or use unregistered chinese traditional medicine products known as Dong Mai Tan and Seven Leave Ginseng as they contain poisonous substances. The...   More »


2016 Nursing & Healthcare Events

2–4 August 2016
M.LAB 2016
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

31 Aug - 2 Sept 2016
Medical Fair Asia 2016
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

7-8 September 2016
Hospital Management Asia 2016
Sheraton Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Featured Headlines

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Health ministry proposes that medical graduates be allowed to serve in other ministries   New 

MJN Team | 04 May 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, The Health Ministry has proposed that new medical graduates in this country be allowed to serve with other ministries in tackling the lack of posts for medical officers in the government hospitals. Health deputy director-general...

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40 Medical practitioners eligible for election to 9 council member seats   New 

MJN Team | 04 May 2016

KUALA LUMPUR, A total of 40 medical practitioners have been nominated and accepted to stand for election to fill in vacancies for nine council members representing West Malaysia in the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) by August. Health Malaysia...

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Medical centre celebrates World Health Day with fun activities

MJN Team | 03 May 2016

THE Taiping Medical Centre recently celebrated the World Health Day with its staff, patients and clients. The event was held at the centre’s motorcycle parking area from 7am to noon. Various activities such as a diet talk, healthy food talk...

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International News

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Providers aim to cut nurse licensing requirements to encourage telemedicine growth

02 May 16

Some healthcare providers are pushing state lawmakers to relax rules requiring nurses to be licensed for each state they work in, claiming the laws are stunting telemedicine growth. The groups are seeking more states to join nursing licensing...

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Education News

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No medical officer needed in schools: Education Ministry

01 May 16

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry has no plans to have medical officers assigned in schools. Deputy Education Minister Senator Chong Sin Woon said teachers are trained to give immediate aid to students with health problems. "They are...

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Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical announces 'new HCV drug, cheapest worldwide'

18 Apr 16

Egyptian pharmaceutical company Pharco made news in the past few days after it signed an agreement covering clinical testing and a scale-up of a new treatment for hepatitis C (HCV) costing less than $300, one boasting a 100 percent cure rate...

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Business & Investments

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PublicInvest Research sees strong earnings growth for TDM

06 Apr 16

KUALA LUMPUR: PublicInvest Research believes the worst is over for plantation-healthcare based TDM and expects strong earnings growth in the coming years. “We maintain our Outperform call with an unchanged target price of 83...

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