Hope for unemployed nursing graduates

Hope for unemployed nursing graduates

by MJN team | 21 May 2015

Thousands of unemployed nursing graduates in the state may find a solution for their predicament soon.

Assistant Minister of Public Health Datuk Dr Jerip Susil said the government has worked out a solution together with a private consultant firm and former state matron.

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Honour for Jipmer nurse

Honour for Jipmer nurse

by MJN team

Kalpana Sampath, Assistant Nursing Superintendent, JIPMER Hospital, Puducherry, has been honoured with National Florence Nightingale Award on the occasion of International Nurses Day organised recently at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. Ms. Sampath was among the 35 nursing professionals in India who were presented awards by President Pranab Mukherjee....
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Featured Headlines

When second opinion matters

When second opinion matters   New 

MJN Team | 22 May 2015

When patients are faced with difficult health circumstances and have to make decisions that will affect their lives, it is common for them to have that tingling feeling that one doctor’s opinion might not be enough. Should I seek a second opinion? How do I can it...

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Many visiting 1Malaysia clinics as charges are low and helps cut cost of livin

MJN Team | 20 May 2015

MANY Ipoh folk, especially those in the low-income group, are appreciative that more 1Malaysia clinics have been set up in the city. This is even more so with the rising cost of living after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into effect. At the Bercham clinic, which ...

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Company contributes to medical outreach programme in P. Klang

MJN Team | 19 May 2015

ROTARY Club of Kelana Jaya and the Rotary Club of Port Klang jointly organised an annual medical outreach programme at SJKC Pandamaran A in Klang to give the public access to free health checks and treatment. Da Ma Cai participated as partner, contributing RM5,000 worth...

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Nurturing nurses at assunta Hospital

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One of the significant moments in the history of Assunta Hospital in Jalan Templer, Petaling Jaya is the opening of the Assunta School of Nursing in 1961, after the hospital was launched the same year. Now called...

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China to drop price caps on medicine

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Acting on its pledge to let the market play a bigger role, made at a key policy summit in November 2013, China has been removing state-sanctioned price controls in several sectors over the past year, the latest...

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Business & Investments

New Seberang Jaya Hospital will be completed by 2018, says Muhyiddin

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BUKIT MERTAJAM - The medical needs of mainland residents will be better served when the Seberang Jaya Hospital’s new RM400mil multi-storey building is completed in 2018, said Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri...

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