NEWS LIST

Important to highlight culture, health to foreign tourists

KUALA SELANGOR, Nov 11 (Bernama) – Health and culture are very important in society as an identity that can be highlighted to foreign tourists in particular who make Malaysia their main tourism destination.

Lynas poses no negative effect on environment, health

KUANTAN, Nov 11 (Bernama) -- The water quality at Sungai Balok which is located near Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP) in Gebeng here shows an improvement in quality in the past six years when the factory was operating.


Health ministry turning to drones to combat Aedes mosquitoes

MELAKA, Nov 11 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health intends to extend the use of drone technology at state health departments nationwide in an effort to combat Aedes mosquitoes and control dengue outbreaks.


Health Ministry enforces product Guideline on Cell Therapy and Gen 2021

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 10 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry (KKM) will enforce the Guideline of Cell and Gene Therapy Products (CGTPs) for all industry players in 2021.


MoH ready to assist private hospitals to obtain accreditation as baby friendly hospital

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 10 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry (MoH) is ready to assist private hospitals to obtain accreditation as Baby Friendly Hospital as an effort to promote and support breastfeeding practices in the country’s healthcare system, says its minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.


Mumps: six classes at SK Bukit Sentosa to close for 14 days

Six classes at Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Sentosa in Rawang have been ordered to close for 14 days from yesterday following the spread of mumps among students at the school.

US concerned about Ebola outbreak in Dr Congo conflict zone - official

WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (BERNAMA-NNN-AGENCIES) -- The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflict-hit eastern DR Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191 deaths, a USAID official said.

Depression Pushing Teens to Suicide

By Nur-ul Afida Kamaludin

The prevalence of mental health issues in this country is certainly a cause for concern and in some instances, it has even led to death. It is most unfortunate that a matter as serious as this is being treated lightly and this state of affairs can be attributed to a lack of awareness and knowledge among the public.  This is the second of four articles looking into the extent of mental health problems in this country.


Counselling Can Curtail Mental Disorders

By Nur-ul Afida Kamaludin & Sakini Mohd Said

The prevalence of mental health issues in this country is certainly a cause for concern and in some instances, it has even led to death. It is most unfortunate that a matter as serious as this is being treated lightly and this state of affairs can be attributed to a lack of awareness and knowledge among the public.  This third of four articles examines how counselling can help nip mental health problems in the bud.


Don't over-prescribe antibiotics, doctors and pharmacists told

SUBANG JAYA, Nov 8 (Bernama) -- Doctors and pharmacists must not over-prescribe antibiotics to patients to curb the rise in resistance to the medicine, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.




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TM assists to install smart digital health screening solution in schools

KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 -- Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM)  has partnered with the Education Ministry to install its smart digital health screening solution to help school administrators to quickly and accurately monitor students’ body temperatures.

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