Bank Rakyat & IJN unveil personal loan scheme for heart patients   New 

by MJN team | 30 Nov 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Rakyat, in collaboration with the National Heart Institute (IJN), has introduced the Personal Financing-i loan scheme to help those unable to pay for heart disease treatment.

Bank Rakyat president Datuk Mustafha Abd Razak said the venture between the two would assist heart patients and family members who need money for treatment. "This financial product was prompted by the need of many heart patients and their family members...

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Chief of Korea military nurse academy awarded U.S. order of merit

by MJN team

The chief of South Korea's Armed Forces Nursing Academy has been awarded an order of merit from the U.S. for her contributions to expanded bilateral relations in the military medical sector, the academy said Tuesday. The U.S. Army Medical Command conferred the Order of Military Medical Merit also known as O2M3, to Brig. Gen. Choi Kyung-hye...
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Biotech firm taps young minds to conquer 3D future

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Regulation for sake of health, safety

KUALA LUMPUR: Manufacturers and sellers of vaping devices will be subjected to a major shift in the way they market their gadgets and accompanying odds and ends. As the authorities work together to address concerns...   More »

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Featured Headlines


Better working conditions key to retaining government doctors   New 

MJN Team | 30 Nov 2015

Adam Smith will be nodding vehemently in agreement with the deputy health minister’s belief that incentives are paramount in retaining doctors in public services despite government offer seems incomparable to those...

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Miri Hospital operating at maximum capacity

MJN Team | 29 Nov 2015

MIRI: Miri Hospital that serves as the medical hub for a population of 1.5 million people in northern Sarawak is operating at maximum capacity already and is finding it hard to cope with the high surge in patients every year...

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Sunway Medical Centre spreading the message on diabetes

MJN Team | 26 Nov 2015

ENSURING her family is healthy is 55-year-old Lydia Hew’s main priority. All of them go for health checks once a year, and spend a day every weekend exercising in Bukit Jalil. Though her family is healthy, she said they...

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International News


UK faces massive strikes by doctors   New 

30 Nov 15

Junior doctors in the U.K. are set to strike next month, in the first full walkout in the history of the National Health Service (NHS) that could see thousands of operations and appointments delayed or canceled...

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Education News


Lifelong Learning with a MSc in Molecular Medicine

26 Nov 15

21th century is an era with strong emphasis on knowledge-based economy. This by definition suggested that human capital training is the key element for economic growth. The realisation comes in tandem with the...

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Health Ministry recalls paracetamol syrup

Frequent use of antibiotics worrying, says deputy health minister

18 Nov 15

The frequent and widespread use of antibiotics in the country is worrying, says Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahya. If the situation continued it would be difficult to treat diseases and it also...

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Business & Investments

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Supermax UK subsidiary wins licence to to supply medical gloves

15 Nov 15

KUALA LUMPUR: Supermax Corp Bhd's wholly-owned United Kingdom (UK) subsidiary, Supermax Healthcare Ltd, has been awarded a licence to supply medical gloves to the National Health Service (NHS) over the next four...

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