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‘Get victims to hospital fast’   New 

by MJN team | 28 Apr 2016

PUTRAJAYA: Hospitals nationwide have recorded a total of 730 snake-bite cases since January, with northern states having the highest number. Kedah recorded the most, 195 cases, followed by Perak with 107. The death of a seven-year-old girl in Kelantan after she was bitten was the only fatal case so far....
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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School nurse in Yunlin wins 'model civil servant' award

by MJN team

Chang Mei-ling, a nurse who works at an elementary school in Gukeng Township in Yunlin County, considered herself an unlikely winner when she was honored with a "model civil servant" award in late 2015. The honor was awarded to six civil servants and four teams of government employees by the Ministry of Civil...
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New Products & Technology

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Good vibrations for body liberation   New 

PETALING JAYA: Let’s get moving! Some up-down, forward-backward and side-to-side motions a few minutes a day can lead to improved muscle strength and performance. It seems simple, but when you stand...   More »


Health Alert

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Dong Mai Tan and Seven Leave Ginseng contain poisonous substances: Health Ministry

PUTRAJAYA : The Health Ministry has issued a warning to not buy or use unregistered chinese traditional medicine products known as Dong Mai Tan and Seven Leave Ginseng as they contain poisonous substances. The...   More »


2016 Nursing & Healthcare Events

2–4 August 2016
M.LAB 2016
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

31 Aug - 2 Sept 2016
Medical Fair Asia 2016
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

7-8 September 2016
Hospital Management Asia 2016
Sheraton Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Featured Headlines

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Separation of duties key to protect public   New 

MJN Team | 28 Apr 2016

EARLIER this month, there was a report on an incident where a clinic assistant wrongly labelled some medicines, resulting in adverse consequences for a child. According to the report, the child was taken to a clinic in Pasir Mas, Kelantan, to...

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Charity run for stroke patients

MJN Team | 27 Apr 2016

JOHOR BARU: Stroke survivors will join participants in the charity run, “Run 4 Nasam”, here on May 14. Organised by students of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia’s geoinformation and management faculties, it aims to raise funds...

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Healthy profits in medical tourism

MJN Team | 27 Apr 2016

Public health is one area that has remained in the back seat for some time since its heyday of the 1960s and 1970s when infectious diseases were a concern. The subject has changed much, especially after massive urbanisation, cross-border movement...

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International News

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Virtual doctor visits may not be best for urgent care

10 Apr 16

When it comes to urgent medical problems like ankle injuries or suspected strep, virtual MDs may be no match for the real thing, a new US study suggests. Researchers got 67 volunteers to test out how well eight popular virtual visit...

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Education News

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Education Ministry drafting policy to address learning disabilities

03 Apr 16

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry is drafting a policy to address issues pertaining to learning disabilities such as autism and dyslexia, among others. Deputy Education Minister Datuk P. Kamalanathan said the policy, a collaboration...

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Pharmaceutical

Pharmaceutical announces 'new HCV drug, cheapest worldwide'

18 Apr 16

Egyptian pharmaceutical company Pharco made news in the past few days after it signed an agreement covering clinical testing and a scale-up of a new treatment for hepatitis C (HCV) costing less than $300, one boasting a 100 percent cure rate...

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Business & Investments

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PublicInvest Research sees strong earnings growth for TDM

06 Apr 16

KUALA LUMPUR: PublicInvest Research believes the worst is over for plantation-healthcare based TDM and expects strong earnings growth in the coming years. “We maintain our Outperform call with an unchanged target price of 83...

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