IMU Nursing students and staff trains caregivers at Lovely Nursing Home

IMU Nursing students and staff trains caregivers at Lovely Nursing Home

by MJN team | 25 Mar 2015

International Medical University (IMU) student nurses and staff from the Nursing Division carried out their first pilot training for the caregivers of elderly inmates at Lovely Nursing Home, Petaling Jaya in November last year. Training the caregivers’ workshop marks another new milestone under IMU Cares Projects. The purpose of training the caregivers, is to educate the caregivers to improve the quality of care provided to the elderly residents in the nursing homes and protect themselves from injury while caring for the elderly residents...

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Taiwanese doctor and pioneer in liver transplant surgery given medal

Taiwanese doctor and pioneer in liver transplant surgery given medal

by MJN team

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A renowned Taiwanese doctor and pioneer in liver transplant surgery yesterday was awarded the Friend of Foreign Service Medal by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to honour his contribution to the nation's diplomacy in the medical field. Chen Chao-long, the superintendent of Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital was awarded the medal by...
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New Products & Technology

New testing lab to put Melaka on the medical map

New testing lab to put Melaka on the medical map   New 

MyBioScienceLab (MBSL), a RM22 million medical device testing laboratory, is expected to position Melaka as a regional medical industrial hub in South-East Asia when it begins its operations in early 2017. Its chief executive officer, Melaka Biotechnology Corp, Badrul Hisham Badrudin, said the lab would provide eight pre-clinical...   More »


Health Alert

Dengue and flu cases on the rise

Dengue and flu cases on the rise

PETALING JAYA - The flu bug is spreading. And so is dengue. Clinics and medical centres around the country are reporting a rise in the number of patients suffering from flu and dengue. The Health Ministry says the increase in those seeking treatment for respiratory tract infections (RTIs) such as flu and cough is an annual occurrence....   More »


Featured Headlines

New skills centre a boon to medical students

New skills centre a boon to medical students   New 

MJN Team | 26 Mar 2015

PENANG Medical College (PMC) has opened a centre in Taman Kelisa Emas, near Seberang Jaya Hospital. Called ‘PMC Clinical Skills & Education Centre’, it offers the students two clinical skills laboratories, seminar rooms, a student area, a multimedia and resource...

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GST silent on third party services

MJN Team | 24 Mar 2015

Under the Goods and Services Tax (Exempt Supply) Order 2014, healthcare services provided by any private healthcare facilities registered or licensed under the Private Healthcare Facilities and Services Act 1998 are exempted services. The healthcare services referred to the above...

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UTAR picked to host Unesco chair

MJN Team | 22 Mar 2015

KAJANG - Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) has been selected to host the Unesco Bioethics chair (Malaysian Chapter) at its Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. UTAR president Prof Datuk Dr Chuah Hean Teik said the move was an excellent progression of the university’s...

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International News

Even in female dominated Nursing, Men earn more

Even in female dominated Nursing, Men earn more

25 Mar 15

Women outnumber men in the nursing profession by more than 10 to one. But men still earn more, a new study finds. The report in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association found that even after controlling for age, race, marital status, and...

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Education News

Masterskill plans to run nursing school in Saudi Arabia

Masterskill plans to run nursing school in Saudi Arabia

10 Mar 15

PETALING JAYA - Following the exit of its previous American partner last year, Perdana University has announced a new collaboration with another top US-based medical school. The Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine (Pugsom) will embark on a...

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Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical companies attracting investors amid debate

Pharmaceutical companies attracting investors amid debate

11 Mar 15

PETALING JAYA - The current debate about who should dispense drugs – pharmacists or doctors – has ignited interest in certain drugs counters, said analysts and observers. The high valuations enjoyed by global pharmaceutical companies also...

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Business & Investments

IHH Healthcare unit subscribes for 51% stake in Continental Hospitals

IHH Healthcare unit subscribes for 51% stake in Continental Hospitals

25 Mar 15

KUALA LUMPUR - IHH Healthcare Bhd’s unit Gleneagles Development Pte Ltd has subscribed for a 51% stake in Continental Hospitals Ltd for RM166.73mil. It said on Monday CHL’s core activities are delivering primary...

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