Malaysia's Medical Expertise Better Than In Western Countries - Najib

Malaysia's Medical Expertise Better Than In Western Countries - Najib   New 

by MJN team | 30 June 2015

The medical expertise in Malaysia is comparable and sometimes better than in most Western countries, said prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today.

He pointed out that earlier this year, the country's healthcare system received the top score out of 25 countries surveyed by an American publication, ahead of Spain, France, Ireland and New Zealand.

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Nurse praised for breastfeeding patient’s baby

Nurse praised for breastfeeding patient’s baby

by MJN team

A NURSE at a hospital in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, has been praised for breastfeeding a patient’s baby. Kwong Wah Yit Poh reported that the baby boy’s mother was unable to breastfeed him after she was seriously injured in an accident a few days ago. The baby’s father died in the accident....
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New Products & Technology

Pentax Medical launches new multi-functional ESD device contributing in early treatment of gastric cancer

Pentax Medical launches new multi-functional ESD device contributing in early treatment of gastric cancer

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Health Alert

Malaysia faces massive dengue outbreak

Malaysia faces massive dengue outbreak

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Featured Headlines

Malaysia’s digestive health trend is on a downward spiral

Malaysia’s digestive health trend is on a downward spiral   New 

MJN Team | 30 June 2015

WE may be a nation of food lovers, but many Malaysians are remiss in looking after their digestive health resulting in the rise of digestive disorders and diseases in the country. The worrying trend prompted the formation of the Digestive Health Malaysia ...

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Nurse shows love is more than a physical relationship   New 

MJN Team | 30 June 2015

True love knows no bounds and few can show it better than a nurse who despite all the advice she received from doctors, went ahead to marry the paralysed man she had fallen in love with. 15 years later, they are still a happily married couple with no...

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Health Ministry to probe ‘Dr Belittle’ Facebook mockery fiasco   New 

MJN Team | 30 June 2015

The Health Ministry will investigate the actions of a doctor who posted a patient’s pregnancy record book on social media after she sought treatment for a third degree tear after home birth. Health deputy Director-General (Medical) Datuk Dr S...

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International News

Government pledges 5,000 more pharmacists, nurses and physician associates

Government pledges 5,000 more pharmacists, nurses and physician associates

21 June 15

The Government has pledged 5,000 new primary care staff, including pharmacists, physician associates and district nurses to help alleviate workforce pressures. The pledge, one of a smattering of fresh announcements...

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Education News

Hospitals sponsor nursing course for 20 Sabahans

Hospitals sponsor nursing course for 20 Sabahans

22 June 15

KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital and Damai Specialist Hospital are sponsoring 20 Sabahans to a three-year Diploma in Nursing course at KPJ University College in Negeri Sembilan. After completing their three-year...

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Pharmaceutical

Promote use of generic drugs

Promote use of generic drugs

21 June 15

THE provision of healthcare has traditionally been managed on the philosophy that where the patient is concerned, price should not be a hindrance. But in a real world situation, access to life-saving medicines...

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Business & Investments

Masterskill shareholders yes to property sales

Masterskill shareholders yes to property sales

29 June 15

Masterskill Education Group Bhd (MEGB) shareholders have approved the disposal of two properties in Selangor and Johor to Brilland Property Sdn Bhd, a company controlled by MEGB major shareholder and executive...

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