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Cyberjaya to get government hospital by 2018    New 

by MJN team | 11 Feb 2016

A government hospital costing RM500 million will be built in the vicinity of Autoville in Cyberjaya, Selangor within the next two years, says Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah. He said the bidding documents for the project were being prepared by Cyberview Sdn Bhd, a government...
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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Medical volunteer commended by hospital

by MJN team

A young doctor who performed surgeries on two children diagnosed with hydrocephalus under adverse conditions has been lauded by the Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital. Wang Tse-lun 33, said he was working with a group of medical volunteers in the Solomon Islands in November last year, when local physicians...
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● Doctor offers services free of charge for those in need

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New Products & Technology

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Physicians and the future with 3D printing

Covering everything from remote controlled hospital beds to oxygen therapy and aerosol masks, last week’s Arab Health exhibition in Dubai was busy. Wamda partner, GE had a presence there, with digital, big data...   More »


Health Alert

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Mercury found in Qu Puteh cosmetic product, says Health Ministry

The Health Ministry today announced a ban on a whitening product from popular cosmetics line, Qu Puteh after it was found to contain harmful substances. Its director-general, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, in a...   More »


2016 Nursing & Healthcare Events

2–4 August 2016
M.LAB 2016
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31 Aug - 02 Sep 2016
Medical Fair Asia 2016
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Featured Headlines

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Critical need for buses to hospital    New 

MJN Team | 11 feb 2016

DOCTORS, nurses and patients at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) have been left high and dry after a vital direct bus service from Kuala Lumpur to the hospital in Jalan Universiti was stopped. This followed the...

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AmInvestment retains Hold on IHH Healthcare

MJN Team | 10 feb 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment is retaining its Hold call on IHH Healthcare Bhd with an unchanged sum-of-parts based fair value of RM7.20 a share. It said on Wednesday it remains upbeat on IHH’s newest hospital, Gleneagles Medini...

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New venture boost for MQ Technologies

MJN Team | 10 feb 2016

GEORGE TOWN: MQ Technologies Bhd is targeting to return to the black this year with its new venture into the medical equipment business. Group executive director Teh Eng Huat told StarBiz that the group was targeting to produce...

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International News

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Surgery patients do better when hospitals are good to nurses

31 Jan 16

Surgery patients do better when nurses have better working environments, according to a new study. Hospitals with well-staffed, top-notch nursing departments had fewer deaths after surgery than hospitals without...

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Education News

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Mara will keep funding students abroad, says deputy minister

07 feb 16

Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) will not stop sponsoring students to study abroad despite the current economic challenges faced by the country. Rural and Regional Development Deputy Minister Datuk Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub said...

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Pharmaceutical

Health Ministry in joint effort to produce cheaper Hepatitis C drug

14 Jan 16

Five hundred Hepatitis C patients are involved in a clinical study on the effectiveness of a combination of existing drugs. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the clinical study was being conducted by...

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Business & Investments

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Guardian sees growth boost

05 Jan 16

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact should pave the way for positive growth for the pharmaceutical industry in Malaysia, said Guardian Malaysia chief executive officer Peter...

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