Go Global with an IMC Diploma in Nursing

Go Global with an IMC Diploma in Nursing

by MJN team | 01 Sep 2014

With a Diploma in Nursing from International Medical College (IMC), you not only get an opportunity to work and gain valuable practical working experience overseas but to travel and visit countries too.  These opportunities are made available by the IHH group of hospitals, including at the Acibadem Group of Hospitals (AGH) in Istanbul, Turkey. Such an opportunity is made possible as employment mobility is integral to the IMC...

Read the full story »

MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Indian American professor wins nursing excellence award

Indian American professor wins nursing excellence award

by MJN team

A combination of teaching, research and community service has earned Shainy Varghese, an assistant professor at the University of Houston-Victoria School of Nursing, a nurses.com Texas GEM award. The award stands for Giving Excellence Meaning. Varghese’s award came in Home, Community and Ambulatory Care, one of six categories. Varghese and the five other Texas winners have now advanced to the national contest to compete...
Read the full story »

Siaw is best nurse

Siaw is best nurse

by MJN team

KUALA LUMPUR - Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur (PHKL) nurse manager Siaw Seow Sin was all smiles when she won the Best Nurse award in a competition organised in conjunction with PHKL's 40th anniversary celebration recently. Siaw had won the award for the sterling example she had shown on patient safety at the Delivery Suite. Nursing was her childhood ambition, Siaw said, and that it was her passion for her job that had won her the...
Read the full story »

Ex-nurse making waves in UK with bestseller

Ex-nurse making waves in UK with bestseller

by MJN team

A challenge at a dinner table has unleashed a lifelong desire to write, resulting in a memoir by Malaysian-born Lily Forbes, a retired nurse who lives in Bristol. Growing up under the mango tree, published by Silverwood Books and launched early last month in Foyles, Bristol, has been making waves in the United Kingdom and is available in popular bookstores and online. “I shared stories of my childhood around the dinner table with...
Read the full story »

SPECIAL FEATURES

● UAE nurses face violent behaviour at work   New 

● Indian nurses celebrate a decade of work in Bradford   New 

● Taking healthcare to India’s remote tribes   New 

● 1324 more nurses joined the government service in Sri Lanka   New 

● Overseas nurses and midwives 'face shorter assessments'   New 

● New IT system will consolidate patients' records across nursing homes

● Bill requires one nurse in each public school

● Nurses duped with foreign job promise

New Products & Technology

Voice-controlled robot makes complex gynaecological surgeries easier

Voice-controlled robot makes complex gynaecological surgeries easier

Patients undergoing gynaecological surgery will now be able to benefit from a new voice-controlled robotic system at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). The ViKY Uterus Positioner (ViKY UP) robot, operated via wireless...   More »


Vaccine against Chikungunya developed   Single injection to regulate diabetes, coming soon   Wearable kidney may offer dialysis on the go  

Health Alert

One third of the world’s HCV carriers reside in East Asia

One third of the world’s HCV carriers reside in East Asia

In one of the largest prevalence studies to date, research indicates that genotype 1 is the most prevalent hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype worldwide, with over 83 million patients infected. The study also found that one third of the...   More »


Light at night may interfere with breast cancer drug   Bacteria growing resistant to common antiseptic   Malaria: A slow-burning global emergency  

Featured Stories

App way to monitor health

App way to monitor health   New 

MJN Team | 02 Sep 2014

Mobile remote monitoring is the way forward in healthcare management, writes Izwan Ismail. Living with chronic illness changes the lives of those affected who are often in need of support and nursing care. For family members and caregivers...

Full article »

Big crowd turns up for eye-screening for glaucoma

MJN Team | 31 Aug 2014

SIBU - The ’5th Free Eye Screening Campaign for Glaucoma’ held at Dewan Suarah Sibu recently received overwhelming response from health-conscious locals. According to project chairman John Wong, it was jointly organised by the...

Full article »

RCSI pleased to partner with Perdana

MJN Team | 27 Aug 2014

SEVEN members of the Irish Medical Council recently visited the Perdana University-Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (PU-RCSI) campus in Serdang, Selangor. During their visit, they met with the PU-RCSI faculty, students and clinicians...

Full article »

238 receive scrolls at 12th MMMC convo

MJN Team | 24 Aug 2014

MELAKA-Manipal Medical College (Manipal University), or MMMC, celebrated its 12th Convocation in style on June 14. It was five years ago on that day that a group of fresh-faced, homesick, nervous and anxious students had set foot at...

Full article »

Local Headline

Blood donation drive

Blood donation drive

21 Aug 14

NU Skin Malaysia's Save Lives In 30 Minutes blood donation drive was held in conjunction with the company's 30th anniversary celebration. Over the years, Nu Skin has engaged in similar initiatives which create a lasting impact on the lives of...

More »

Global News

Make nursing attractive to Emiratis

Make nursing attractive to Emiratis

24 Aug 14

The health care sector is growing rapidly in the UAE, so is the demand for medical professionals, including nurses. Yet, too few Emiratis choose nursing as a career. According to statistics, only three per cent of the 23,000 to 25,000 nurses in the...

More »

Education News

Campus hostel stay based on merit system

Our medical colleges – for better or for worse?

31 Aug 14

COMMENT Medical colleges in the country have been hogging the headlines of late. Certain medical colleges have shamed us publicly and internationally for allegedly not paying staff salaries and not settling their contractual dues. If the medical colleges...

More »

Pharmaceutical

Roche refuse to make breast cancer drug affordable

Roche refuse to make breast cancer drug affordable

18 Aug 14

The drugs giant Roche has been accused of blocking hundreds of terminal cancer patients from receiving a life-extending drug, by refusing to cut costs to make it affordable for the NHS. Roche’s drug Kadcyla can extend life by six months longer than...

More »

Business & Investments

IHH Healthcare’s reply on how the Iraq strife impacts its Turkish operations

IHH Healthcare’s reply on how the Iraq strife impacts its Turkish operations

31 Aug 14

Kenanga Research has downgraded IHH Healthcare from MARKET PERFORM to UNDERPERFORM as its share price has exceeded its target price of RM4.38. The new target price is cut by 10.6 per cent to RM4.20. In addition, it has downgraded the healthcare sector from...

More »

Events

Nursing, Medical and Healthcare Events banner

Book Review

Community Health Nursing imageCommunity Health Nursing
ISBN: 9789834509743
Authors: Hematram Yadav, Chong Mei Chan, See Teik Lan
Visit: Oxfordfajar for more information