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Malaysia-Singapore nursing conference to be held in Kuching

by MJN team | 24 june 2016

The 21st Joint Malaysia-Singapore Nursing Conference will be hosted by Kuching for the very first time this year. It will be held on September 7 to 9 at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK). It is expected to attract about 800 participants from Malaysia and Singapore as well as from other ASEAN countries like Thailand...
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Philanthropist builds RM20mil nursing home

by MJN team

Philanthropist Tan Sri V. Jeyaratnam celebrated his 91st birthday in January but still shows no sign of slowing down in giving to charity and helping to make the lives of the needy more meaningful. The Yayasan Sultan Idris Shah (YSIS) founding member and chairman is keeping active these days with the setting up of a retirement...
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Featured Headlines


Vaccines are halal, no swine DNA Hilmi   New 

MJN Team | 27 June 2016

Health Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr.HilmiYahaya assures the public that all vaccines are halal and does not contain any such thing as swine DNA. He also said that as vaccines are halal, the Health Ministry will consider holding a talk with the National Fatwa...

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Male nurse from Penang wrote a book about his experiences on the job   New 

MJN Team | 27 June 2016

Irwin Choo has been working as a nurse for the past six years in Penang. But when he first told his mother about his plants to become a nurse, she wrote him a letter encouraging her to follow a different career path. One that offered regular office hours like teaching...

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Measles cases up by 340%, accdg to Health Department   New 

MJN Team | 27 June 2016

The number of measles cases reported throughout the country increased by 340% to 873 as of the first week of June, compared to the 197 cases during the same period last year. According to Health Department director-general Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah, the spike in...

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International News


Public nurses won’t be bonded to Govt from 2017

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The Ministry of Health has said it would no longer bond nurses who receive their training in public health training institutions. Starting from the 2017/2018 academic year, new entrant trainee nurses will not be mandated to serve a bond after...

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Education News


Varsity upgrade for nursing college

15 May 16

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Minis­try wants to upgrade one of its nur­s­ing colleges into a uni­versity college so that it can offer degree courses. Its minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the government colleges were only...

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Kelantan authorities confiscate RM263K worth of unregistered medicines

13 June 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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The International Medical Travel Journal listed Malaysia as the 2015 “Medical Travel Destination of the Year”, while the International Living Magazine in its Global Retirement Index 2014-2016 named the country as "Best Country in...

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