NEWS LIST

Taskforce for 'Skim Peduli Sihat' established - Dr Dzulkefly

KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 (Bernama) -- A special task force has been established to start the groundwork of the implementation of national 'Skim Peduli Sihat' for the B40 group, in fulfilling Pakatan Harapan (PH) manifesto in the 14th General Election (14th GE).


Bintang Kencana plans to build medical specialist centre on waqf land

PORT DICKSON, July 5 (Bernama) -- Bintang Kencana Sdn Bhd is partnering with Avillion Hotels International Sdn Bhd (AHI) to open a medical specialist centre complete with a hotel and a 32-unit shop lot on waqf land in Johor Bahru, Johor.

New Sabah ministry will channel more allocations for health service, facilities

KOTA KINABALU, July 5 (Bernama) -- The establishment of a new ministry responsible for the health of the people in Sabah will allow more allocations to be channelled for that purpose, particularly in the development of health facilities.

Special antenatal seminars at Pantai Hospital Ipoh in mid-July

IPOH, July 5 (Bernama) -- Pantai Hospital Ipoh is organising a special My Child's First Gift & Antenatal seminar for three consecutive days beginning July 13.

Submit list of supplements, medicine, vitamins, athletes told

KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 (Bernama) -- All national athletes who will participate in the Asian Games in Indonesia will need to submit a list of medicines, supplements and vitamins taken within six months to the Malaysian Anti-Doping Agency (Adamas).

Study on Dengvaxia vaccine to continue

The vaccine has not been registered yet and it is still being studied. Whether the government will use it or not will depend on its cost effectiveness.


Rabies: Two new areas declared rabies infected

KUCHING, July 4 (Bernama) -- Two areas in Sarawak at Kampung Mapu Kijabu, Tebedu, Serian and Km0.2 Jalan Sakar/Sebangkoi, Jakar, Sarikei have been declared as the latest areas to be rabies infected.

Approved health facilities-related development projects continue: Sec-Gen

Our challenges ahead are to ask for more allocation from the government to build new facilities to cater to the increasing population and to maintain the facilities well.


Labuan Health Department outlines plans to further improve services

We are glad to note the tremendous improvement in medical care standards here with more specialists and improved facilities.

Number of surgical error, unintended retained roreign body cases in Malaysia still small - Health DG

The Health Ministry has also produced its own version of the Safe Surgery Checklist, based on the World Health Organisation's Checklist.




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EXCLUSIVE

Vivantis Technologies Elevates COVID-19 Testing Capacity In Malaysia

By Nadia Jumri

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – The world has been battling COVID-19 for close to a year now, with more than 200 countries and territories affected by the pandemic.

In Malaysia, the third wave of infections led to total case numbers spiking to over 75,000. Globally, the virus has infected more than 68 million people and caused over 1.5 million fatalities.

Due to the virus’ highly virulent nature, producing COVID-19 test kits has become a top priority for certain biotechnology companies focusing on research and development (R&D) in Malaysia.

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