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Dr. Noor Hisham: HMF in honey is non-toxic to human health

by MJN team | 19 August 2016

Malaysia Health Director Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said that the ‘hydroxymethylfulfural’ (HMF) ingredient in honey will not have any toxic effects to human health. In a statement, he said that the matter was clarified by the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment in Germany. In response to the recent local reports...
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Harvard awards Malaysian doctor as one of world’s top health innovators

by MJN team

Dr.Dhesi Baha Raja, a Malaysian public health physician and president of the Malaysian Integrated Medical Association (MIMPA), has been recognised by Harvard University’s School of Public Health as one of the top eight young innovators globally in the field. Beating over 200 other applications, he was awarded for his work on...
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● Govt to supply free hepatitis medicines in hospitals

● Pvt hospitals wary of mediclaim scheme

● India hospital transfusions infect thousands with HIV

● Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery Dubai receives IMTJ award at Madrid

● Japan seeks service of 15,000 nurses from Manipur

● Nurses hired at AIIMS without advertisement

● Deplorable public hospitals

● ‘Only 50 hospitals in Pakistan have qualified neurologists’

New Products & Technology


New 3D printing Centre of Excellence opened in Malaysia

A new 3D printing Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Malaysia has been launched by Materialise NV, a Belgium-headquartered 3D printing solutions provider.The facility will focus on research and development...   More »

Health Alert


Malaysia on alert against yellow fever

Thirty-seven passengers who arrived from Brazil have been screened from August 12 to August 21, as Malaysia is vigilant against the entry of yellow fever in the country. Out of the 37 passengers...   More »

2016 Nursing & Healthcare Events

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

7-9 September 2016
21st Joint Malaysia Singapore Nursing Conference 2016
Borneo Convention Center Kuching

Featured Headlines


Malaysia’s Health Ministry takes steps to prevent food poisoning incidents    New 

MJN Team | 26 August 2016

A total of 10 food poisoning cases at schools across Perak, Malaysia were recorded so far this month, excluding the latest incident involving 52 male students of the Gopeng Matriculation College. The incident occurred only four days after 56 students of the Malay College...

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Malaysia’s BookDoc partners with Hong Kong’s QHMS, Asia Medicare   New 

MJN Team | 28 August 2016

BookDoc, a Malaysian online healthcare platform provider, has partnered with two healthcare providers in Hong Kong, Quality HealthCare Medical Services (QHMS) and Asia Medicare Hong Kong (Asia Medicare). The new partnerships will help users search and book selected specialist...

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EAP to launch outreach programme for autism awareness in Malaysia

MJN Team | 22 August 2016

The Hope Project, a not-for-profit campaign run by the Early Autism Project (EAP), is aiming to change how autism is viewed, treated, and managed in Malaysia. According to EAP Malaysia Director Joche bed Isaacs, the ultimate goal of the soon-to-be launched community...

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International News


Public nurses won’t be bonded to Govt from 2017

23 May 16

The Ministry of Health has said it would no longer bond nurses who receive their training in public health training institutions. Starting from the 2017/2018 academic year, new entrant trainee nurses will not be mandated to serve a bond after...

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Education News


Varsity upgrade for nursing college

15 May 16

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Minis­try wants to upgrade one of its nur­s­ing colleges into a uni­versity college so that it can offer degree courses. Its minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the government colleges were only...

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Kelantan authorities confiscate RM263K worth of unregistered medicines

13 June 16

Kelantan health authorities seized 106 unregistered medicines and 20 cosmetic products, with a value of RM263,881, without notification in a special operation conducted at four districts in the state. State Health Department Director Ahmad...

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Business & Investments


Manipal to further invest RM600 mn in building more hospitals in Malaysia   New 

26 Aug 16

Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt Ltd, the third largest healthcare network in India, is planningto build more hospitals Malaysia in the next five years in order to expand and strengthen its healthcare business as a recognised medical excellence...

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