Health Ministry to introduce home treatment service

Health Ministry to introduce home treatment service   New 

by MJN team | 24 Apr 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry will be introducing a service to enable chronic patients to undergo rehabilitation treatment at home in efforts to enhance the public health delivery system. Its Minister, Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam said the health treatment service at home would initially cover 60 areas nationwide with the support of 600 additional worker Commenting on the programme...

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Leamington hospital nurse Eva Lewis wins award

by MJN team

Nurse Eva Lewis calls your name and tells you to come on down as if you’re the next contestant on a game show. As she preps you for surgery, she’ll joke with you, maybe even dance with you. Anything to put a nervous patient at ease, she says. And when the day is done she’ll hold your hand as she walks with you to the door. That kind of care earned her the Lois A. Fairley Nursing Award Wednesday....
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Strongsville native wins award for care of dying patient

by MJN team

Strongsville native Michael McQueen, a registered nurse at MetroHealth Medical Center, has won an award for outstanding nursing from the California-based DAISY Foundation. McQueen, who today lives in Wickliffe, was honored for his care of a blind patient with esophageal cancer. McQueen helped the patient medically through the final months of his life and connected with him as a fellow....
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Academy nurse receives Nightingale luminary award

by MJN team

The 10th Medical Group's Anesthesia Element Chief was one of six luminaries recently recognized for the 2014 Florence Nightingale Award for Leadership in Clinical Innovation during a banquet in Colorado Springs. Maj. Adeleke Oyemade, a certified registered nurse anesthetist and flight nurse here, was honored March 14 for his lifesaving care while on the Tactical Critical Care Evacuation Team in Afghanistan...
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Capsule coffee contains high levels of carcinogenic substance

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2014 Nursing & Healthcare Events

3-5 June 2014
APHM International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition 2014
Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre, Malaysia

Featured Stories

MMA against surgeons doing hudud amputation

MMA against surgeons doing hudud amputation   New 

MJN Team | 24 Apr 2014

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has declared its opposition to a Kelantan government suggestion that qualified surgeons be appointed to amputate the limbs of convicted thieves under...

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DaVita buys 3 more Malaysian dialysis clinics

MJN Team | 23 Apr 2014

DaVita is continuing its growth in southeast Asia, announcing Wednesday that it has acquired three more hemodialysis centers in Malaysia. The purchase of the facilities by the Denver-based kidney-care giant...

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MOH monitoring devt after MERS death in Malaysia

MJN Team | 17 Apr 2014

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) is closely monitoring the latest development of Malaysia's first imported human case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The victim, a 54-year-old...

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KK strategically located for healthcare business

MJN Team | 17 Apr 2014

Kota Kinabalu is a strategic place to open up business in healthcare as it is five hours away from all major cities in Asia. Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun...

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Hospital sale soon as predicted?

MJN Team | 16 Apr 2014

Kota Kinabalu: The prediction by tax payers that the Government might buy over KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital, off Jalan Damai, and make it Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) III could become reality in the not-too-distant...

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Local Headline

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Sabah best place for Gleneagles: CEO

21 Apr 14

Kota Kinabalu: Sabahans no longer need to seek treatment overseas, thanks to the entry of premium healthcare provider, Gleneagles Hospital, that is due for completion in the first quarter of 2015, which is also expected to turn Sabah into a...

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Global News

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Saudi-Chinese consortium to build four hospitals

21 Apr 14

A Saudi and a Chinese company have joined hands to build four private hospitals in Dammam, Jubail, Riyadh, and Jizan at a total cost of over SR1.3 billion, local media reported. “All the preparations have been made including the obtaining of...

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Education News

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St John Ambulance ready for schools

02 Mar 14

SIBU: St John Ambulance Malaysia is more than willing to go into schools if there is a need for it. Its commander-in-chief, Dato Dr Low Bin Tick, said St John Ambulance is a good uniform group for students to join. “It’s an organisation...

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Pharmaceutical

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India’s Glenmark pulls 2,900 bottles of ulcer drug in U.S.

21 Apr 14

India’s Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd is recalling some 2,900 bottles of its stomach ulcer drug ranitidine in the United States after a foreign tablet was found in one of the bottles. Medicines produced in India, which supplies about 40 percent...

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Business & Investments

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Dell set to enter IT healthcare market in India

02 Apr 14

Dell, the global technology giant that recently went private, is all set to enter the IT healthcare market in India with a focus on mid-sized hospitals and other players in this segment. Dell, whose business spans across hardware, software and...

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Book Review

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ISBN: 9789834509743
Authors: Hematram Yadav, Chong Mei Chan, See Teik Lan
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