News - February 2018

Death of baby in Johor due to shortness of breath – Health Ministry

Children living in Kuala Lumpur’s working-class neighbourhoods suffer from health risks – Unicef study

Better pension benefits for civil servants living with disabilities

23% of parks and playgrounds have become breeding places for Aedes mosquitoes

Awareness on occupational safety still low in Kedah

Two companies fined for flouting health standards

The 20-second rule to washing your hands the right way

Sixth victim of rabies discharged - Dr Hilmi

Sarawak declares war against rabies – Uggah

Malaysia’s MyCafe '4-in-1 Penang Durian White Coffee' recalled from shelves in Singapore

I will eat anything” – a psychiatric condition called Pica

Health Ministry to take action on doula issue if report is issued

Errant smokers in Kelantan to face strict action which may include RM10,000 fine

Drinking hot tea may reduce risk of having glaucoma

Malaysian woman awarded Honorary Order of the British Empire (OBE) for medical research

Health DG awarded Fellowship Ad Hominem, Royal College of Surgeons Of Edinburgh

UMP students bag top award for developing capsule that treats constipation

IHH rakes in RM 970 million in FY17

Genesis Healthcare completes third-party equity allocation

Delayed Petra Jaya hospital to be completed by year end – Health Minister

Claim that there are 1,548 Malaysian doctors currently in the UK is dubious – Dr Subra

Bogus dentist gets jail, RM 100, 000 fine for providing unlicensed service

Bentong Hospital seeks upgrading – Liow

50,000 volunteers have been trained by Health Ministry to detect, prevent NCD

Six Pasir Gudang pupils suspected of having influenza

Pre-mixed coffee: Health Ministry to check specimens from the rack

No special leave for government doctors and nurses who want to work abroad - Health Deputy Minister

No chemicals found in original pre-mixed durian flavoured coffee – Subramaniam

Melaka government to build new hospital costing RM 1 billion

Malaysia to have 5.6 million senior citizens by 2030

Malaysia to develop world's first animal component-free meningitis vaccine

Malaysian field hospital in Cox's Bazar to continue operation until year's end

Labuan health department steps up to the mark

Hospital for military veterans to be built in Perak

Five seeks treatment at Penang hospital after drinking instant coffee

Facilities at the Imperial Dental Centre did not meet health standards, court told

Do something to curb mental illness among Malaysian youths

Some facts about stomach cancer

Zika threat still not over

Get regular check-ups even if you are active and fit

MOH bans three cosmetic products containing poisons

Terengganu health department raids premises offering illegal dental brace fitting service

Two traders to be charged soon for selling fake milk – Health Ministry

Almost 60 % of cancer cases detected at stage III and IV – Dr Subramaniam

Don’t drink pre-mixed coffee offered by strangers – Health Ministry

Health Ministry probing into allegations of fake Dutch baby milk powder – Health Ministry

Heart attack symptoms in young women often misinterpreted

Social media platform WhatsApp helped reduce maternal mortality

News - January 2018

Health Ministry declares end to MERS-CoV epidemic in country

Set up rehab programmes for ketum abusers, Risda urges

23 students suffer food poisoning after spaghetti meal

Year one pupil the first fatal victim of floods in Pahang

Mark your calendar for 4th Manufacturing Processes for Medical Technology Exhibition and Conference from 29-31 August 2018

Post Basic Haemodialysis (PBHD) Nursing Programme trains nurses in Malaysia to specialize in dialysis care

Johor employers more receptive to hiring disabled workers

Umrah pilgrim tested positive for MERS-CoV infection - Health DG

Rumour of student infected by H1N1 untrue – Health DG

Malaysian field hospital in Cox's Bazar to be improved

The Defence Ministry’s six key objectives to strengthen Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM)’s healthcare services

Set up one exercise clinic per each district – Health Ministry

Malaysia nabs award for access to affordable hepatitis C medicine

Langkawi Hospital to be upgraded to major specialist hospital status under the 11th Malaysia Plan

Johor employers more receptive to hiring disabled workers

Health Ministry to upgrade more than 200 rural clinics in Sabah

Employers have the responsibility to provide safe and healthy a working environment

Government will continue to upgrade facilities at cluster hospitals – Health Minister

MMA: We have done enough, state governments should implement subsidised healthcare plan

More Malaysians warming up to yoga

RM5.62 Million allocated for hospitals' board of visitors, health clinic advisory panels

Seized infant formula safe, but lacks quality - Health Ministry

Umrah pilgrim tested positive for MERS-CoV infection - Health DG

VBAC can pose risk of uterine rupture - specialist

Welfare group to provide wheelchair loan assistance to the needy

Doctor2U Partners With Pamb, Prubsn to provide health screening services

Review for best hearing aids

Misuse of pain killers in headache is harmful, says doctor from Pakistan

RMAF's Institute of Aviation Medicine (IAM) among top in the world

Doctor2U Partners With Pamb, Prubsn to provide health screening services

Review for best hearing aids

102 people still at flood relief centres in Pekan

More government medical specialists resigning each year

Positive outlook for Malaysia’s life sciences sector

Sibu Division takes measures to curb rabies

Helping nurses manage stress by using mindfulness

An average of 43 workers died per day last year – Socso

Floods hit Kluang, 348 people evacuated

Health ministry in discussing technical aspects on bundle concept implementation

Latest rabies case confirmed in Kuching

Malaysia and India discuss cooperation in traditional medicine

Malaysian private healthcare to if state-sponsored national health insurance system goes through

PRG Holdings enters the healthcare industry with purchase of Roopi Medical Centre Sdn Bhd

News - December 2017

KPJ Healthcare Berhad introduces Watson for Oncology, the first artificial intelligence system for cancer management in Malaysia

Malaysia says 'no' to legalising narcotics – DPM

Eye injection Aflibercept proves effective in Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy (PCV), common in Asia Pacific - Subramaniam

Malaysia records 42 % drop in new HIV cases

Malaysia’s employers told to provide healthier workplace

MQuit expands non-smoking message to workplaces and businesses

Perak sees an almost 50% increase in dengue cases

Stop spreading health myths through social media - Dr Hilmi

Sunway Medical Centre launches 'Let's ACE' Campaign

TB-positive UTM students back to university

The west wing of Sungai Hospital’s ICU unit is equipped with a centralised monitoring system

Three young leukaemia survivors scale Mount Datuk

Affordable treatment for Hepatitis C in the works

Aptean further expands healthcare offerings with acquisition of Connect

Guidelines for elderly care centres to be established

Health Ministry to find ways to increase organ donors

Infertility on the rise in Malaysia – expert

Kelantan health department seizes 65 Litres Zamzam water worth RM2,249

Kelantan Health Dept seizes unregistered health Products worth RM1.2 Million

Domestic Trade Ministry can confiscate fake milk, Dr Subra warns

Affordable treatment for Hepatitis C in the works

Remains of those killed in an old folks home in Kajang have arrived in hospital

Soterix receives clinical approval for its depression and fibromyalgia treatments; expands Southeast Asian presence

The National Heart Institute (IJN) receives the Star Sterling Service Award

Two UTM Students suffer from TB

Global dementia to triple in 30 years – WHO

Health insurance for foreign workers next year

Health Ministry probing on suspected fake infant formula