News - July 2020

»   KPJ Puteri Specialist Hospital donates beds to aged-care home

»  Malaysia continues to receive praise in handling of pandemic

»   No local Covid-19 cases recorded again

»  Perak Health Dept conducting food safety check on 1,118 school canteens

»   Retiree fined RM2,000 for insulting Malaysia’s Health Minister on Facebook

»   Returnees must take Covid-19 antigen rapid test

»   Unity of Malaysians, the success factor in combating COVID-19

»  A doctor’s battle with Covid-19

»   Covid-19: Foreign migrants endorse Malaysian hospitals for good treatment

»   COVID-19: Police to track down overseas returnees who refuse to undergo second screening

»   Digital edition of CAREhab postponed to later date in July 2020

»   Dr Noor Hisham worried public will be complacent following zero local cases again

»  Health DG: No local transmission recorded

»  Health DG: Past experience with other viruses helped Malaysia manage COVID-19

»   Health minister advises individuals with respiratory symptoms to use medical face masks

»  Health Ministry plans to put returnees in quarantine centres, hotels

»  Malaysia is transparent in revealing COVID-19 numbers - Dr Rohaizat

»   Sarawak to step up enforcement to curb COVID-19 spread among locals

»   Sabah students, teachers test negative, no new cluster, says Health DG

»   Sarawak to step up enforcement to curb COVID-19 spread among locals

»  COVID-19 cases may increase drastically if R0 exceeds 1.6 - Health DG

»   Covid-19: Sentosa cluster close contact tracing ongoing, says health minister

»  Face masks compulsory in Malaysia's crowded public spaces, transportation from Aug 1

»   Four individuals test positive for COVID-19 in Sarawak

»   Health DG: 9 cosmetic products found to contain mercury, hydroquinone

»   Health D-G warns that those who flout Covid-19 home quarantine rules face stiff action

»   Health Ministry: Infrared thermometers do not cause brain damage

»  Sarawak to take more steps to prevent Covid-19 second wave

»  Student dies on first day of school

»  Cholera cases in Sabah doubled in three weeks

»   Covid-19: 14 new cases recorded in Malaysia – Health DG

»   Five new Covid-19 cases, no new deaths for over 3 weeks

»  Another Perkeso Rehabilitation Centre to be built in Perak

»   Special needs students must declare health status three days before school begins

»   School areas safe from COVID-19 - Dr Noor Hisham

News - June 2020

»   Three new Covid-19 clusters found in Bukit Bintang, Hulu Langat and Kuching

»   Zero Covid-19 cases by mid-July, targets Health Ministry

»  Health minister says second wave of dengue from this month to September

»  Malaysians abroad advised to take COVID-19 swab test three days before returning home

»   Malaysia records 38 new Covid-19 cases, no deaths

»  Malaysia records lowest Covid-19 cases since MCO

»   Malaysia reports 2 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 8,639

»  Malaysia reports 7 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

»   Malaysia's active COVID-19 cases drop below 1,000, 1 new death reported

»   Obesity, overweight rates remain high in Malaysia

»  2 Cambodians returning home from Malaysia test positive for Covid-19

»   16 new cases, with only 4 of them Malaysians

»  46,713 dengue cases in five months

»   Asymptomatic patient could be the source of infection

»  Clusters record new Covid-19 cases

»  Health D-G: Malaysia may have all three strains of Covid-19

»   Health DG: Upward trend in dengue 'alarming'

»   COVID-19: Malaysia ready to ease border control if cases remain at single digit

»  EXCLUSIVE: Are doctors oblivious to mental health illness?

»   Government transition does not affect war on COVID-19 - Health DG

»  Health DG: We’re facing new challenge

»  Health minister: CAPP to protect community against Covid-19 in Malaysia

»  Health minister: RM2mn haemodialysis centre to be built in Chini

»   Malaysia eases restrictions on medical, education tourism

»   Malaysia reports 11 new COVID-19 cases, recovered rate exceeds 90%

»   Malaysia still short of psychologists to provide counselling – Health DG

»  ‘Report cancer cases online’

»   100-year-old woman beats coronavirus

»   Blood donors are national heroes especially during Covid-19 fight, says Muhyiddin

»  Covid-19: Health Ministry considering three-day negative rule

»   Malaysia finally stops using controversial anti-malaria drug for covid-19 treatment

»  PM’s special adviser calls for regional efforts to secure Covid-19 vaccine

»  'Controversial' drug tested in Malaysia, Covid-19 patients unharmed

»   Primary schools may not reopen until next year

»  COVID-19: UM closes campus entry to public

»   COVID-19: Malaysia’s recovery rate among highest in ASEAN

»   Coronavirus global case tally tops 8 million

News - May 2020

»   Private hospitals defend high prices

»  Terengganu Health Dept denies Covid-19 cases at Gong Pauh Market

»   There is no Kawasaki disease in Malaysia, says Health DG

»  1,800 Raya travellers to Kelantan tested Covid-19 negative

»  Celcom offers one-month free relief service to health frontliners

»  COVID-19: 74 recoveries, 39 new cases, no deaths

»  Covid-19: Health Ministry to test staff, residents of senior citizen care centres

»   Covid-19: Malaysia to ease some restrictions on Monday

»  Health DG: Govt has 22 blood plasma packs from recovered Covid-19 patients

»  Health dg warns medical frontliners to not abuse their status to ‘balik kampung’ for Hari Raya

»  Komtar shines in red for International Nurses Day 2020

»  Malaysia’s lab capacity for Covid-19 tests to hit 30,000 per day soon

»  Malaysia's testing method to deal with Covid-19 successful

»  Malaysia to get 100,000 Covid-19 antigen rapid test kits this week

»   Medical Fair Asia postponed to December

»  Shipping firms donate PPE to hospitals

»  7-Eleven Malaysia donates 2,000 Covid-19 test kits to Health Ministry

»  A day to honour our nurses

»  Aeroline Adds New Safety and Sanitisation Process for Its Bus Operations

»   Covid-19: 55 new cases, no death reported

»  Covid-19: Do not discriminate against migrant workers, Health DG warns

»   COVID-19: Malaysia prepared for worst-case scenario

»  Health Ministry: Nearly one in five Malaysians has diabetes

»   Heart attack signs hard to Spot in women, says Doctor

»   Malaysian PM extends COVID-19 lockdown till June 9

»  Malaysia reports 47 new COVID-19 cases

»  Malaysia reports 60 new COVID-19 cases

»   Managing health threats in new normal

»  Virus spike continues with 187 new cases

»   40 new Covid-19 cases, one death reported

»   Covid-19: 972 more cases traced back to tabligh cluster

»   COVID-19: All arrivals in Malaysia must pay for mandatory hotel quarantine

»   Malaysian companies join forces with US firm to produce ventilators

»  COVID-19 vaccine may be ready by early next year

»   57-year-old bags a PhD - Hard-working nurse spent 11 years chasing her dream

News - April 2020

»  Covid-19: Pandemic has huge impact on mental and emotional health

»  Face masks are a surprising hazard even as they protect against COVID-19

»  Malaysia claims 47% recovery from COVID-19

»  Covid-19: Domestic violence cases in Malaysia increase following lockdown

»   Covid-19: Navigating cancer during the pandemic

»   Health DG: Frontliners are real heroes of our time

»  Health Ministry: More recoveries than new cases

»  Health Ministry names night creams banned for containing controlled poisons

»  Health Ministry receives RM200,000 cash donation, medical equipment

»   Malaysia awaits WHO's guidelines on face mask use by the public

»   MOH Medical Fund receives RM174m from 216 donors

»   Nurse talks about experiences looking after Covid-19 patients

»   Tired but honoured to serve

»  WHO expects Malaysia's Covid-19 cases to peak in mid-April

»  Appreciation for all healthcare workers in Malaysia

»  Continue staying at home, help frontliners fight COVID-19

»  Covid-19: 179 new cases, death toll now at 61

»  Healthcare officers step up to ease burden on colleagues

»  Gov't vows quarantine efforts to allow social distancing in daily routine next week

»  Health DG: Malaysia doing well, Covid-19 cases lesser than expert projections

»  Health DG: We have not won, we have not lost Covid-19 war

»  Health Ministry: Majority of local Covid-19 deaths are men

»  Malaysia detects new COVID-19 cluster among students returning from East Java

»  More students from religious schools expected to test positive for COVID-19, says health ministry

»   Covid-19: 57 new cases bringing total to 5,482, three new fatalities, death toll now at 92

»  COVID-19: 95 recovered, 40 new cases and one death

»  Covid-19: Three deaths, 153 positive cases recorded in Malaysia


»  Health D-G: Rapid test kits from S. Korea cost under RM50 each

»  'Medibot' to do rounds on Malaysian wards

»  Covid-19: MySejahtera app helps users monitor personal health status

»  Malaysia enrols first patient for drug trial

»   Australian researchers begin testing COVID-19 vaccines

»  Duty comes first for senior nurse, despite missing husband, children

»  50,000 South Korean rapid test kits to arrive Friday

»   Sultan of Kelantan contributes two million rubber gloves to MOH

News - March 2020

»   Covid-19: Working together to make social distancing successful

»   Frontliners’ families worry for their safety

»  Health Ministry plans to offer sample-taking services at home for Covid-19

»   Health Ministry wants more volunteers

»   Luyang Health Clinic disinfected after patient lies about travel history

»   Private hospitals offer govt use of 51 ventilators to fight Covid-19 pandemic

»  Think tank lists 2 urgent tasks for new health minister

»   Top Glove donates 70,000 gloves to Covid-19 frontliners

»   University develops new treatment for Parkinson's disease

»   33 Covid-19 patients discharged until March 13

»   Hospitals prepared for any increase in Covid-19 cases

»   Covid-19: Health Ministry to increase testing to 16,500 daily

»  Covid-19: Malaysia bars entry to all cruise ships

»   COVID-19: Malaysia under nationwide movement control order from Wed until March 31

»   Covid-19: Taman Desa Medical Centre closes all infected ward rooms

»   Health Ministry: 150 new cases, death toll now 34

»  Health Ministry places order for 800 new ventilators for Covid-19 treatment

»   Malaysia records 123 new positive cases, death toll rises to 10

»   Malaysia reports first 2 deaths from Covid-19

»   Malaysia reports four new cases of coronavirus

»   12 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Malaysia

»  460 Health Ministry staff screened for Covid-19

»  Covid-19 cases in Malaysia rises to 50 with 14 new confirmed infections

»   Malaysian firm offers system to track virus

»   AMMI thanks MITI, MIDA and MOH for instituting supply of medical devices

»   Health Ministry needs more tests before bringing in drug from Japan

»   Nurliana answers call from Health Ministry to serve country again

News - February 2020

»   Doctors-in-training return to Malaysia

»   Malaysia confirms first citizen infected novel coronavirus

»   Malaysian field hospital in Cox's Bazar to continue operating until Dec 2021

»   Malaysians returning from Wuhan to be isolated for 14 days

»  Malaysia says American coronavirus case now tests negative for virus

»   Malaysia to set up joint working committee with Singapore to tackle novel coronavirus

»  Two more Covid-19 patients in Malaysia discharged

»   Use "Salam Malaysia" greeting instead of shaking hands - coronavirus

»  20 Covid-19 patients in Malaysia have made full recovery

»   Coronavirus: Malaysia receives praise from WHO

»  Coronavirus: Melaka Hospital provides 6 isolation rooms

»   Four-year-old coronavirus patient discharged from Langkawi hospital

»  Health ministry working on contact tracing of 22nd Covid-19 patient

»  Johor health dept: No order to close Chinese school over Covid-19

»   WHO investigates Singapore conference linked to spread of virus

»   WHO warns of wider spread of Covid-19 in Malaysia

»   Health Ministry: Travel ban only for visitors from two Korean districts

»   Health DG: Malaysian woman is country's 17th coronavirus victim

»  Malaysia expands China traveler ban as coronavirus spreads

»  Malaysian woman back from Japan tests positive for Covid-19

»  One in 10 men and one in nine women in Malaysia face cancer risk

»   Tourist from Wuhan is 19th Covid-19 case in Malaysia

»   60% of cancer cases detected at later stages in Malaysia

»   Coronavirus: 14-day quarantine stays

»   Father and son on Wuhan flight tested positive for 2019-nCoV

»   Gloves Sector: A helping hand for Malaysian gloves growth

»   Celcom partners healthtech startup to enable easier access to health services

News - January 2020

»   SKM dialysis centres record RM3.09 mn revenue last year

»  Education ministry postpones registration of students from Wuhan, Hubei

»  Influenza A outbreak under control, says doctor

»  Ministry eyes health financing system revamp if Cabinet approves

»  Ministry of Health collecting data on patients with influenza A

»  No new positive cases in Malaysia, says Health Ministry

»  Only health ministry to issue statements on influenza cases to avoid panic

»  Over 5,000 enforcement officers on the ground to ensure smoking ban enforced

»  Setiu in Terengganu records nine ILI cases

»   YKKK raises over RM30,000 for cancer and chronic patients

»   Babies born this year eligible for free pneumococcal vaccine, says Dr Lee

»  Dengue cases in Penang drop 85.38%

»  Dzulkefly: Health Ministry is committed to delivering better healthcare services

»  Four suspected coronavirus cases tested negative

»  Health Ministry extends contracts of 2 doctors at Sibu Hospital

»  CAREhab-SG Rehab Conference 2020 dedicated to “elevate Asia’s healthcare standards”

»  No trace of coronavirus detected in Malaysia

»   26 hospitals nationwide to handle coronavirus cases

»   Influenza A cases reported in Cyberjaya and Klang

»  Malaysia on high alert following coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan

»  MOH cautions public against purchase of fake zam zam water

»  Penang, Perak and Negeri Sembilan record more influenza cases among schoolchildren

»  School closed in Perak due to influenza A

»  7 confirmed coronavirus cases in Malaysia

»   Asia on alert over pneumonia outbreak

»  China coronavirus: Malaysia confirms three cases

»  Health Ministry warns of 3 types of fake doctors

»  Abortion pills to be made available at clinics, pharmacies

»   Influenza A vaccine supply sufficient, says health ministry

»  Dr Lee: Not compulsory to use lemongrass straws

»  No coronavirus case in Pahang


2020 - 2021 Events

15-17 October 2020
InterCare Asia
BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand

21-22 October 2020
23nd Global Nursing Education Conference
Brussels, Belgium

28-30 October 2020
Medlab Asia Pacific
Bangkok, Thailand

8-9 Decemebr 2020
HMA 2020
Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Indonesia

9-18 December 2020
Medical Fair Asia
Digital Edition, Online

1-4 February 2021
Arab Health
Dubai World Trade Centre

19-20 March 2021
World Heart and Cardiothoracic Surgery Conference
Bangkok, Thailand

1-3 June 2021
APHM 2021
KL Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur

8-10 September 2021
Medical Fair Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand

11-13 October 2021
Saudi International MedLab Expo
Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center

11-13 October 2021
Saudi International Pharma Expo
Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center

5-7 November 2021
ELDEX Asia 2021
RSuntec Singapore Convention And Exhibition Centre