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Selayang Hospital to introduce liver transplants from living donors   New 

by MJN team | 30 Sept. 2016

Selayang Hospital in Selangor, Malaysia will be introducing liver transplants from living donors by the end of 2016 or early 2017 in order to increase the current number of donations they are getting, according to Krishnan Raman, head and consultant...
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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International award given to Vietnamese neonatal nurse

by MJN team

For her dedication to mothers and babies in one of Vietnam’s poorest areas over the past three decades, Vietnamese nurse Nguyen Thi Minh Hong has been named the winner of the International Neonatal Nursing Excellence Awards 2016...
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SPECIAL FEATURES

● Ahmedabad hospitals need to be cured?

● Abu Dhabi needs more nurses in dialysis centres, says expert

● Mitsui gains role in Columbia Asia operations with US$101mn investment

● Govt to supply free hepatitis medicines in hospitals

● Pvt hospitals wary of mediclaim scheme

● India hospital transfusions infect thousands with HIV

● Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery Dubai receives IMTJ award at Madrid

● Japan seeks service of 15,000 nurses from Manipur

New Products & Technology

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New 3D printing Centre of Excellence opened in Malaysia

A new 3D printing Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Malaysia has been launched by Materialise NV, a Belgium-headquartered 3D printing solutions provider.The facility will focus on research and development...   More »


Health Alert

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'Super Resdong', 'Mujarab Resdong Plus' found to have adverse health effects

The public is being advised against buying and consuming the “Super Resdong” and “Mujarab Resdong Plus” products for sinusitis as they have been found to have adverse effects to...   More »


2016 -2017 Nursing & Healthcare Events

26-28 October 2016
MedTec China 2016
Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center

1-3 May 2017
20th Global Nursing Education Conference
Osaka, Japan

Featured Headlines

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Positive market shifts, developments to Malaysia's private healthcare sector   New 

MJN Team | 30 Sept. 2016

Key demographic shifts and market developments are expected to favour the Malaysian private healthcare sector over the next two years, according to MIDF Research. Adoption of private healthcare services will be encouraged and boosted by a number...

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Malaysia only has one psychiatrist for every 100,000 patients, study says   New 

MJN Team | 30 Sept. 2016

Malaysia’s Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr. S. Subramaniam said there are only 360 registered psychiatrists currently in the country; 190 are in government hospitals while 170 are in private hospitals. Of the total, only 13 are clinical...

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Health management plans for immigration depots to be completed this year

MJN Team | 28 Sept. 2016

Preparations for the 2017-2020 health management blueprints for immigration depots in Malaysia will be completed by the end of this year thanks to the strategic alliance formed by the country’s Immigration Department and the International...

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International News

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Abu Dhabi needs more nurses in dialysis centres, says expert

05 Sept 16

Abu Dhabi: There are just around 250 nurses at Abu Dhabi’s public dialysis centres although the number of patients who require dialysis is doubling every five years, a senior medical expert said here on Monday. To support patients...

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Education News

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Bereavement care study programme to be offered in Malaysia

12 Sept 16

Malaysia’s large-scale cemetery corporation Fairy Park Group and Taiwan’sJen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management are teaming up to offer professional studies in the niche subject of bereavement care to Malaysian...

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Pharmaceutical

Kelantan authorities confiscate RM263K worth of unregistered medicines

13 August 16

Kelantan health authorities seized 106 unregistered medicines and 20 cosmetic products, with a value of RM263,881, without notification in a special operation conducted at four districts in the state. State Health Department Director Ahmad...

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Business & Investments

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Manipal to further invest RM600 mn in building more hospitals in Malaysia

26 Aug 16

Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt Ltd, the third largest healthcare network in India, is planningto build more hospitals Malaysia in the next five years in order to expand and strengthen its healthcare business as a recognised medical excellence...

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