News - December 2019

»  Additional immunisation for Sabah children under five to combat polio - Health Ministry

»  AIDS patients need open and direct access to hospital specialists

»  Health ministry to add 10,675 jobs positions from 2020 onwards

»  Health Ministry to get more staff in stages, says DG

»  Malaysia government urged to set minimum doctors' fee

»  Malaysia reports first case of polio since 1992

»  MOH seizes in medical products worth RM142m over past three years

»  No report of disease outbreak at relief centres in Kelantan

»  Private clinics required to display consultation fees clearly

»  Why organic baby food and feeding?

»  340 HIV cases recorded, 90% contracted through homosexual sex

»Author hopes more Sabahan nurses get a scholarship  

»   Malaysia works with UN, Philippines to combat polio

»  Author hopes more Sabahan nurses get a scholarship

»  Health Ministry bans five cosmetic products containing poisons

»   Health Ministry received 51 complaints on online sales abortion pills

»  Polio virus probably brought in from outside Malaysia, says Health Minister

»  TB deaths high due to delayed diagnosis and treatment

»   Two officers infected with H1N1 at Lumut base

»   Dialysis subsidy recipients up by 37.27% this year

»  Eight AIDS-related deaths recorded in Kajang Prison as of October

»  Govt concerned on the increase of obesity problems among Malaysian

»  Malaysian doctor developing diabetic wound care solution

»  Labuan records fewer dengue fever cases

News - November 2019

»  Doctors groups against alcohol ban

»  Health Ministry requests more than 10,000 additional hospital staff

»   Health Ministry taking measures against increased risk of post-flood infections

»  Malaysia needs at least 218 palliative medicine specialists, says Health minister

»   Ministry to sample products for ASF

»  MOH seizes unlicensed nicotine-based products worth RM6.8m in raid

»  Over 90,000 Rohingya treated at Malaysian field hospital in Cox's Bazar

»  Penang in discussion to set up three more private hospitals

»  Positive outlook for the inaugural edition of ELDEX Asia

»  Sunway healthcare targets 2,000 beds

»  5 human malaria cases detected in Kuala Nerus

»  Allianz Held Cancer Forum

»  Top British medtech firm to open in Penang, employ 800 locals

»   WHO reports 440,000 new measles cases globally in 2019

»  Cancer among top causes of death among women in Sabah

»  Diabetes among principal causes of death in Malaysia

»  Heart disease claims 50 lives every day in Malaysia

»  Kelantan screens 16,000 for mental illness from Jan-June

»  Terengganu sees rise in dengue cases

»  82 chikungunya cases reported in Batang Padang district in Perak

»  9,703 dengue cases in Johor since January

»  Health minister launches e-wallet pilot project at four govt clinics

»  Report: Medicine price controls may hit medical tourism

»  Ministry will look into report of harmful chemical in plastic food containers

»  M40 group not left out in terms of medical assistance, says Dzulkefly

»  Health Ministry monitoring vape-related illness

»  Decision on compulsory vaccination to be announced soon

»  Chemical in food grade plastics are not harmful, says Health DG

»  Ampang Hospital is first public hospital adopting Atellica Solution

»   No plans to enact act to ban alcohol consumption in public places - Dr Lee

»  No e-cigarette, vape registered as smoking cessation tool

News - October 2019

»  Govt looking at two-tier pricing system for private hospitals, says Finance Minister

»  Health Ministry bans traditional plaster containing scheduled poisons

»  Health Ministry studying full ban on vape products

»  Health Ministry to save RM200mil with integration of training institutes

»  Lee calls on lawmakers to speak up on mental health issues

»  Malaysia advocates “smoking act” to monitor e-cigarette use

»  Only healthy foreign workers can work in Malaysia - Dr Dzulkefly

»  Over 100,000 sign up for PeKa B40

»  Sarawak DCM tells animal-bite victims not to delay treatment

»  Enforcement on vaping ban still under study

»  Fertility rate in Malaysia declining

»  Focusing on the needs of the geriatric sector in Asia

»  Govt allocates RM30.6 billion to ensure access to quality health care for all

»   Malaysia’s IHH healthcare plans to sell assets in 2 hospital groups in India

»  Health Ministry to issue statement on Taiwan dental graduates soon

»   ILKKM fresh graduates can serve in public sectors

»  Patient data on National Neurology Registry at risk of exposure - Health Ministry

»  Malaysia dengue cases up by 77.3% this year

»  Efinair to launch medical private jet next year

»  PM Mahathir: Need to look at medical device selection and procurement

»  AED should be made accessible in certain public places

»  Health Ministry to kick-start implementation of pneumococcal vaccine

»  Health Ministry considering compulsory vaccination for newborns

»   Health Ministry yet to decide on banning vape

»  Malaysians cheer court's decision to dismiss smoking ban challenge

»  No data over vape-related illness in Malaysia, says Dr Lee

»  No evidence vape is safe to treat smoking addiction

»   Two flood relief centres opened in Pontian

»  Dengue prevention only takes 10 minutes per week - Expert

»  Dzulkefly: Health Ministry ready for floods in Kelantan

»  Health Ministry to study proposal for decriminalisation of drug addiction

News - September 2019

»  Dr Adeeba: New appointed President of the International AIDS Society

»  Eight areas in Penang, Perak, Pahang, Terengganu record unhealthy API

»  Health Ministry investigating leak of patient records

»  Health Ministry to discuss suggestion on including eye health in primary health care

»  Health Ministry to table Bill on usage of vaping, e-cigarette

»  HUSM offers three types of breast reconstruction procedure

»  Malaysian AIDS Foundation to raise funds for HIV, AIDS patients

»   More cases of allergic conjunctivitis and dry eyes recorded in Malaysia due to haze

»  Some RM19,000 worth of candy containing controlled drug seized

»   3 schools in Johan Setia, Klang ordered closed due to haze

»  29 schools in Selangor to close tomorrow due to haze

»  Closure order for six unhygienic eateries in Seremban

»  More allocation for health ministry in 2020 Budget

»  Malaysia’s Sunway Medical Centre sets sights on Sunway Velocity

»  WHO chief: Universal health care a right for all

»  80% jump in dengue cases nationwide this year, says Dzulkefly

»  143 deaths from dengue since January

»  Haze-related diseases rise by 40%, says Health ministry

»  Health Ministry monitoring polio

»  Suicide rate on the rise, particularly among youth

»  Two deaths due to dengue in Terengganu

»  MSD introduces new drug treatment for lung cancer in Malaysia

»   Penang expected to be hit by prolonged hazy conditions

»  Penang Medical Conference highlights lung, brain, liver cancer treatment

»  Two million face masks distributed to students nationwide

»  Up to 30% in eye infection cases since haze began, says Health Ministry

»  Health Ministry lifts suspension on Malee trade and business

»  Health Ministry to investigate death of youth diagnosed with TB

»  Johor Health Dept teams on standby during UPSR

»  Malaysian field hospital carries out 2,300 surgeries

News - August 2019

»  Keningau Hospital to have haemodialysis centre next year

»  Minimum age for PeKa B40 lowered to 40, says Health minister

»  New Tobacco Control Bill to be finalised by month’s end, says Dzulkefly

»  NIOSH developing comprehensive solution to address mental health issues

»  No dangerous substances in 'Ghost Smoke' candy

»  700,000 Malaysians suffer from functional problems

»  AWC bags hospital support services contract worth RM113 mn

»  Government confident in Malaysian pathologists

»  Health minister: Doctors must give prescription slip if patient requests it

»  Influenza B outbreak in Negeri Sembilan is fake news

»  Dengue cases up 89.5% from January to July

»  MOH warns public against seven skincare products containing mercury

»   More than 100,000 M'sians to suffer kidney failure in next 20 years, Health Ministry warns

»   Unregistered products, cosmetics worth RM180,080 seized

»  50% of those with NCD unaware they have the disease

»  Dengue cases, deaths double in Malaysia

»  Health DG delivers prestigious lecture in Poland

»  Cost of health treatment for smokers far exceeds excise duty on ciggies

»  Dr Jeyaindran's death huge loss to health sector - Minister Dzulkefly

»  Man bitten by pet puppy dies of rabies in Sarawak

»  Reduce outdoor activities, watch out for symptoms - Sarawak Health director

»  Special postnatal aid for mothers

»  Stern action against those selling vape to minors, says Dr Lee

»  Thailand eyes Sabah potential in medical tourism

»  33 pupils of SK Taman Pasir Putih experience nausea, vomiting

»  39 storm victims receive treatment at govt hospitals in Kedah

News - July 2019

»  Health Ministry budgets RM2m for cervical screening using HPV methods

»  Health Ministry launches dental health awareness scheme for Orang Asli

»  Malaysia lacks neuropsychiatric specialists

»  Medical graduates have to register with MMC before applying for housemanship

»  MOH calls for border enforcement agency cooperation to curb influx of vape products

»  NIOSH: Review occupational safety and health policies in hospitals

»  Sixteen doctors and nurses educated on liver surgery

»  Transwoman appointment as CCM member based on existing procedure

»  Unimas researchers to develop a rapid rabies test kit

»  157 hospitals recognised as baby-friendly, says Minister

»  A perspective on the obstacles of nursing

»  Don't share personal hygiene items to avoid risk of hepatitis, says Health Minister

»  Educators wants vaping among students to be addressed immediately

»  EMR implementation for public hospitals and clinics to cost RM1.5B

»  Free hepatitis C screening campaign nationwide

»  Govt conducts study on financing system to improve healthcare services

»  Health minister: Internal inquiry to probe claims of forced family planning

»  Gov't to create special committee to coordinate parties involved in Pasir Gudang pollution issues

»  Health Ministry encourages Malaysians to speak up on mental health issues

»  Health Ministry: New act on vape, electronic cigarette, shisha

»  Health Ministry pulls two bottled water brands off shelves

»  Health Ministry to amend Poison Act to address ketum abuse

»  Health Ministry to investigate sale of Ghost Smoke candy

»  Mawar Haemodialysis Centre hopes to get licence soon

»  Taiwan hospital wants to establish stem cell centre in Malaysia

»  Wolbachia bacteria to combat dengue menace in more places

»  AIA Malaysia now offers insurance for serious mental illness

»  Determining cause of deaths of 12 Orang Asli to take time, says Dr Lee

»  DPM wants sale of Ghost Smoke stopped immediately

»  Malaysia’s EPF invests $70m in Australian healthcare real estate fund

»  Malaysia, Philippines sign MoU to cooperate on health care

»  Database on patients can improve mental health services

»  Malaysia has second highest road accident deaths in Western Pacific

»  Negeri Sembilan records 1,268 dengue cases as of July 6

»  Sabah minister confirms JE virus found in pig

»  Students rushed to hospital due to pesticides poisoning

»  Two abortion pill products sold online not registered with Health Ministry

»  Almost half the adult Malaysian population have high cholesterol, says Deputy Minister

»  Health Ministry urges Malaysians to shun sickly sweet bubble tea

»   Kelantan records 315% rise in dengue cases

News - June 2019

»  Malaysian nurses not affected by moratorium

»  Over 50 hospitals participate in seminar on private healthcare

»  Smokers' needs won't be neglected, but better for them to quit - Dr Dzulkefly

»  State govt to look for solutions at Kampung Simee Health Clinic issue

»  Stressed doctor turns to drugs

»  80% govt hospitals equipped with special wound care teams

»  93 per cent of poisoning cases occur at home

»  Health Ministry to examine 6,000 victims of Sungai Kim Kim toxic fumes incident

»  Health Ministry to probe tainted bottled water from Malaysia after Singapore ban

»  Kedah seniors urged to grab PeKa B40 benefits

»  Kidney failure strikes women more than men

»  Kota Bharu hospital blood bank facing critical shortages

»  Malaysian Association to host International Healthcare Event in July 2019

»  Malaysian doctor is creating cancer awareness, one community at a time

»  Malaysia hospital developments could uplift IHH earnings

»  110 college students down with food poisoning

»  Measles outbreak in two more states

»   15 students in Pasir Gudang suffer breathing difficulties possibly due to toxic gas

»  Vitamins for measles-afflicted Orang Asli children, immunisation ongoing

»  Vitamins for measles-afflicted Orang Asli children, immunisation ongoing

»  Dr Nur Amalina trending for her good deed

»  Fifth phase anti-rabies oparations from July 31 to Aug 4

»  Gov't will not cover Parit Buntar hospital delay costs

»  Health Ministry increases controls on vape sales

»  Health Ministry probes recalled bottled drinking water

»  Health Ministry to meet Facebook over blocked hotline on WhatsApp

»  Health Ministry urged to investigate latest rabies death in Sarawak

»  MOH sets up special committee to study control over e-cigarettes

»  Air pollution: 9 kindergartens closed temporarily

»  Doctor-hospital bed ratio in Johor still way off Health Ministry target

»  Dr Mahathir: Pollution in Pasir Gudang should not have recurred

»  Expand mySalam health scheme coverage for B40 group, urges health NGO

News - May 2019

»  Dr Wan Azizah pays tribute to nurses

»  Health minister tells govt hospitals to collaborate with private clinics

»  Malaysia committed to achieving Universal Health Coverage

»  MoH will take action against foreign medical practitioners operating illegally

»  Peka B40: 6,000 patients have undergone health screening

»  Perak Health Dept to monitor residents' health condition near plastic waste dumpsites

»  RM10.8m allocation for Duchess of Kent Hospital in Sandakan

»  Stop spreading fake news on monkeypox in Malaysia

»  Action against anti-vaccine doctors falls under MMC, says Health Minister

»  Dr Lee: Health insurance plans should cover mental illnesses

»  Health Ministry earns plaudits for smoking ban in eateries

»  Health Ministry extends condolences Siti Kharina's family

»  Health Ministry to clamp down on illegal clinics, pharmacies

»  Malaysia on track to meet zero malaria target by 2020

»  Mumps: Patients in Terengganu advised against Raya visiting

»  No monkeypox infection detected in Johor

»  Sandakan food factory closed two weeks due to cockroaches

»  Unregistered health products are easily available

»  Various strategies adopted to prevent deaths caused by rabies in Sarawak

»  40% of elective operations postponed due to technical problem at Selayang Hospital

»  Consider insurance coverage for mental health

»  Food premises operators should be wiser on cigarette ban

»  Govt stepping up efforts to halt flow of illicit alcohol - Dr Lee

»  Minister targets RM1.8b from healthcare tourism this year

»  Deputy health minister warns doctors selling fake MCs

»  Food poisoning at tahfiz hostel, restaurant ordered closed

»  Methanol poisoning five deaths reported in Perak

»  Risk of monkeypox spreading in Malaysia is low

»  Three deaths from methanol poisoning in Perak

»  Worried about general state of youth mental health - Syed Saddiq

»  Malaysia first country in ASEAN region to offer Cyberdyne HAL treatment

»  cabinet-approves-drug-price-controls-health-minister

News - April 2019

»  Less than 1% of Malaysians against vaccines says, Deputy Health Minister

»  Malaysia needs 200 more neurology specialists

»  More than RM600m in aid channelled to disabled, senior citizens in 2018

»  Non-communicable diseases stagnated Malaysians' lifespan

»  Nurul Izzah: Hygiene & health management in prison needs to be standardised

»  Rembau Hospital to open by June, says Health minister

»  RM2.2 billion yearly for haemodialysis treatment - Health minister

»  Total of 1,236 graduands to be appointed graduate medical officers

»  Worth RM2.9 million unregistered health products seized

»  Daily 15-minute exercise sessions in ministries soon - Dr Dzulkefly

»  Doctors to receive pediatric liver transplant training in Shanghai

»  Focusing on food for the elderly; a topic at ELDEX ASIA

»  Govt cannot ban smoking in private vehicles

»  Health Ministry approval needed for medical marijuana research

»  IVF treatment at govt hospitals helped 189 women fall pregnant

»  Gopeng Health Clinic to operate temporarily from PKD

»  Govt has allocated RM17 million for more activity centres for seniors from 2018-2023

»  Peka B40 health screening begins tomorrow, says Dr Dzulkefly

»  Perak govt implements programmes to encourage women to undergo mammogram screenings

»  979 people have undergone health screening under PeKa B40

»  Dungun Hospital will be third specialist hospital in Terengganu, says Dr Lee

»  KPJ healthcare spends RM200m on expansion

»  Malaysians warned to reduce on eating shellfish or risk heavy metal poisoning

»  Report: Five Malaysian women died after consuming abortion pills sold online

»  Health Ministry warning on two cosmetic products containing scheduled poison

»  Health Ministry: Fake meningitis vaccine not in Malaysia

»  Health Ministry is hoping to impose drug price controls this year

»  Dr Lee: Return high-blood pressure medicines to suppliers

News - March 2019

»  All hospitals and clinics to have EMR system in 3 years

»  Every Malaysian issued for blood cholesterol screening says Health Minister

»  Federal Govt contributes RM9.3m for anti-rabies operation in Sarawak

»   Health ministry: Law to be amended before two vaccines become mandatory

»  Health Ministry: Malaysians have low awareness of dental health

»  Health Ministry’s patient data collection system completed 2nd phase

»  Health ministry studying ways to lower cancer treatment costs in private hospitals

»  Health ministry: Law to be amended before two vaccines become mandatory

»  JASNS to carry out enforcement on 29 dialysis centres

»  Malaysia needs more aged care studies to make better policies

»  Malaysia needs more family medicine specialists

»  Malaysia needs more oncologists says health minister

»  MoH to study wet cupping effectiveness in treating diabetes and CVD

»  PekaB40 healthcare programme for launch next month

»  Two Malaysian hospitals awarded APSIC 2019 Sponsorship

»  Health Ministry set to take on cohort study on Sungai Kim Kim pollution victims

»  Imaret medical volunteers offers treatment to Rohingya refugees

»  Malaysia police arrest 9 men over dumping of chemical waste in Sungai Kim Kim

»  MOH allocates RM1,190 mil to build hospital and clinic in Negri Sembilan

»  New hospital will be built in Pasir Gudang soon

»   Pasir Gudang toxic fumes victims recovering well says Dzulkefly

»   Parent groups object to school vaccination laws

»   Three diphtheria victims are now in stable conditions

»  All schools in Pasir Gudang to re-open on March 31

»  Total of 22,047 written warnings against smoking issued so far

»  Construction of Universiti Malaysia Sabah Hospital on schedule

»   Five new hospitals by 2023 in Selangor

»  Form four student's death not due to heatstroke says Dr Ismuni

»  Fuziah forced to deny vaccines not halal

»  Health minister claims 95% of doctors support Peka B40 screening

»  Health ministry scrutinises new application for permit by Mawar

»  Pasir Gudang toxic fumes victims recovering well says Dzulkefly

»  Health Ministry confiscated 8 'health products' containing dangerous substances

»  Kelantan records 107 new dengue cases

»  2 schools in Johor hit by toxic gas ordered closed again

»  Chemical pollution: All 111 schools ordered closed & 506 individuals treated

»  Health Minister: Alarming rise in diabetes amongst Malaysians

»   Pharmacists urge Government to review Poisons Act 1952

»  It takes time to make vaccinations compulsory - Health ministry

News - February 2019

»  Malaysia ranks 1st world's best healthcare category

»  MOH has never approved herbal remedies for dengue

»  MOH not proceeding with REIT plan says Dzulkefly

»  PeKa B40 healthcare scheme still in pioneer phase

»  People’s views on health care matter more than global rankings say minister

»  PHCorp is 100% govt-owned company - Dr Dzulkefly

»  Specific guidelines for brain death cases

»  Sultan Ismail Hospital canteen closed after failing to meet standards

»  60% of cancer cases in Malaysia detected in late, says health minister

»  CaREhab 2019 to empower the rehabilitation community

»  Deputy health minister calls for zero stray dog policy

»  Dr Wan Azizah launches National Occupational Safety and Health policy

»  Govt has identified alternative haemodialysis centres for Mawar patients

»  Govt intends to use private hospital specialists and facilities

»  Govt to develop model for care of the elderly people

»   Health Minister: We try to keep up with latest cancer treatment

»  Health ministry aims have 70% of babies breastfed by 2025

»  Malaysia committed to making vaccinations mandatory

»  Boy bitten by dog in a rabies risk area gets vaccinated

»  Customers start hallucinating after eating, Health ministry to monitor restaurant

»  DPM: Malaysia plans for age-friendly city

»  Health Minister proposes another health clinic to be built in Semenyih

»  Health ministry allows doctors 14-day leave to help in humanitarian missions

»  Health Ministry closes Mawar Medical Centre for patients' sake

»  Health Ministry to recommend making immunisation vaccination compulsory

»  KPJ Healthcare aims to attract more foreign medical tourists from Indonesia

»  Ministry monitoring health of residents at bauxite-mining area in Kuantan

»  No companies registered to use cannabis-based products for medical purposes, says minister

»  WHO sends technical team to MFH in Cox's Bazar

»  After smoking ban, Putrajaya mulls plain packaging for cigarettes

»  Sarawak Health Dept confirms dengue outbreak in Kuching

»   Health Ministry warns how dengue cases are rising due to different strains

»  Health Ministry bans Nan Bao capsule for containing poisonous substance

»  Marijuana may be cultivated for medicinal purposes in Malaysia

»  Cancer drug Iclusig not registered with Health Ministry

News - January 2019

»   Malaysia bans smoking in all eateries takes effect

»  Malaysian doctors admit to some discrimination against patients with HIV

»  Malaysia only achieved 12.9 per cent cervical screening - Dr Wan Azizah

»  Mawar Medical Centre's licence cancelled

»  PM Mahathir launches mySalam scheme for B40

»  RM500 fine for first-time no-smoking offenders

»  Sabah exercises right to postpone smoking ban at all eateries

»  UMMC: Only 10% of patients can pay their medical bills

»  Waiter slapped for telling customer to stop smoking

»  AIDS, Alzheimer’s, cancer among 36 major illnesses covered under B40 health insurance scheme

»  Contractor jailed for slapping a woman doctor

»  CPR should be made a compulsory subject in schools

»  DVS conducting rabies vaccination after outbreak in Taiping

»  Four benefits for Malaysians above 50 under PeKa B40

»  Health Ministry to extend smoking ban to offices, workplaces

»  Kent Nursing College will remain in Sandakan

»  KKM seize unregistered products worth RM7.4 million

»  Methadone proven effective for opioid addiction

»  Penang to be smoke-free in 5 years

»  Residents organise free anti-rabies vaccination

»  Sarawak to decide on smoking ban enforcement mechanism on Jan 24

»  Universities next to go smoke-free - health ministry

»  Business operators can request Health Ministry to declare their premises smoke-free area

»  Cause of doctor’s death cannot be determined - Coroner’s court

»  Doctor-slapped for not giving MC to patient

»  Expected to 800,000 B40 Malaysians to get free health screenings

»  Health Minister confirms construction of two new clinics

»  Health Ministry resolves to cut smoking, hypertension, obesity and more

»  Malaysian nutritionist wins US immigrant award

»  Malaysia widens ban on pork products

»  Malaysia proposes global plan to tackle NCDs

»  Health ministry to continue monitoring Sarawak rabies situation

»  Tougher laws may not be enough to prevent child abuse, doctor warned

»  Vaccine-preventable diseases spike in Malaysia

»  Cardiovascular diseases still Malaysia’s biggest killer, says deputy health minister

»  Hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak in Labuan

»  Heart aid device now part of emergency response


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Medical Japan
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Medical Fair India
Bombay Convention & Exhibition centre, Mumbai

24-26 March 2020
Medlab Asia Pacific
Suntec Singapore Convention Centre

15-16 April 2020
23nd Global Nursing Education Conference
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Nursing & Health Care
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Medical Fair Asia
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