Contract positions given to 2,600 medical, dental and pharmacy graduates   New 

by MJN team | 24 Oct. 2016

Some 2,600 medical, dental and pharmacy graduates in Malaysia will be appointed by the country’s Ministry of Health (MOH) to serve in the government sector on contractual basis starting December this year. This is the government...
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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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New Products & Technology


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


MOH urges public to show respect, courtesy to health workers

Malaysia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that signages will be put up in its facilities warning the public against threatening or abusing health personnel when seeking treatment...   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


Malaysia’s 2017 healthcare budget gets additional RM2 bn   New 

MJN Team | 24 Oct. 2016

The government of Malaysia has allocated an additional RM2 billion in the healthcare budget of the country, increasing the total to RM25 billion in the 2017 Budget from the previous RM23 bn. The additional budget is intended to boost the health of...

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FPP scheme meant for those who can afford treatments, not to end subsidies   New 

MJN Team | 24 Oct. 2016

The term “Full Paying Patient (FPP)” has been misunderstood by many who are claiming it will end subsidies for patients seeking treatment at government hospitals. Health Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr.Hilmi Yahaya clarifies that the FPP...

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Damai, ILTC call for GST exemption for Malaysia’s disabled

MJN Team | 21 Oct. 2016

Ahead of Malaysia’s Budget 2017 announcements, organisations supporting disabled people in the country are calling on the government to waive the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for assistive and medical equipment for the handicapped on account...

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International News


WHO, nations called on by ICN to invest in nursing leadership

10 Oct. 16

Twenty-six senior nurses from 22 different countries all over the world gathered at the Global Nursing Leadership Institute (GNLI) of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) that took place in Geneva in September. Dedicated to “Nursing...

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Education News


Doctors, medical officers now limited to local post graduate scholarships

17 Oct. 16

Malaysia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has recently announced a limitation that will be imposed on scholarships for doctors or medical officers wishing to pursue their post graduate studies abroad. Although many were disappointed by the news...

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Kelantan authorities confiscate RM263K worth of unregistered medicines

13 Sept 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


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

26 Sept 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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