NEWS LIST

KPJ Puteri to open office in Batam

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Aug 31 (Bernama) – Specialist hospital  KPJ Puteri  will be opening an office in Batam, Indonesia in September to facilitate health tourists  from the republic who are seeking its services.


21 religious school students infected by mumps in stable condition

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 (Bernama) -- The 21 male students from a secondary religious school in Ipoh, Perak who were affected by the mumps epidemic on Wednesday are reported to be in stable condition.

KKM seize 280 types of unregistered medicines sold by Bangaldeshis

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry (KKM)’s Enforcement Division has seized 280 types of unregistered medicines estimated to be worth RM200,000 in raids on activities conducted by Bangladesh nationals on Aug 29.


Over 23,000 patients treated at Malaysian field hospital in Cox's Bazar

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 (Bernama) -- More than 23,000 patients have been treated at the Malaysian field hospital in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, since December 2017.

Sharp increase in HFMD cases this year, senate told

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 29 (Bernama) -- Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) cases registered a sharp increase to 55,860 between Jan 1 and Aug 27 this year compared to the 25,070 cases in the corresponding period of last year, the Dewan Negara was told today.

Higher consultation fees at private clinics soon

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 27 (Bernama) -- The public can expect to be charged higher consultation fees by doctors in private clinics soon as the general practitioners' charges of between RM10 and RM35 are to be increased to between RM35 and RM125. 


Govt mulling soda tax to encourage healthy living: Tun M

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 (Bernama) -- The government is considering implementing a soda tax to encourage healthy living, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.


DR Congo rolls out prototype Ebola drugs as death toll rises to 67

BENI (DR Congo), Aug 27 (BERNAMA-NNN-AGENCIES) -- An outbreak of Ebola in eastern DR Congo has killed 67 people this month, authorities said, as they roll out a battery of new drugs to tackle the virus amid concerns it has spread to a rebel-encircled area.


Make CPR training compulsory in schools - SJAS commander

I am certain the new federal government is prepared to do more for the wellbeing and health of the people, especially in this exercise, which requires a bit of funding but will in the long term be a saving for the nation.

API in Peninsular Malaysia at moderate level

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 25 (Bernama) – The Air Pollution Index (API) in all states in the Peninsular as well as several areas in Sabah and Sarawak remained at a satisfactory level today.




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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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