NEWS LIST

Caribbean:PAHO to focus on mental health ahead of hurricane season

WASHINGTON, June 15 (BERNAMA-NNN-TELESUR) -- The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have signed an accord to improve the capacity for mental health and psychosocial support in the Caribbean as part of their overall response to disaster management.

Bookdoc aims to be the Alibaba of healthcare in Southeast Asia

By Massita Ahmad SINGAPORE, June 11 (Bernama) -- Malaysia-based BookDoc aims to be the world's largest online healthcare platform equivalent to Alibaba of Healthcare in Southeast Asia in five years' time, said its founder Datuk Chevy Beh.


Six measures for best health services - Dzulkefly

By Yuri Azhar Mazlan & Thivyamalini Ramalu KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health will implement six measures to address various issues related to health services and facilities to ensure the provision of best health services to the people, said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.


Govt to resolve issue of housemen placement - Dzulkefly

By Yuri Azhar Mazlan & Thivyamalini Ramalu KUALA LUMPUR, June 9 (Bernama) --The Health Ministry will solve the glut of medical graduates and new nurses who have yet to get placement in government hospitals.


Labuan Health Dept detects 3 dengue epidemic clusters

LABUAN, June 9 (Bernama) -- Labuan Health Department has detected at least three dengue epidemic clusters here, recording seven cases in a week, with two patients still being warded for dengue fever.

HFMD cases on the rise in Labuan

LABUAN, June 8 (Bernama) -- Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases have soared in the duty-free-island here, with 240 cases recorded in the first five and a half months of this year, compared to 270 cases throughout last year.

Lead Healthy Lifestyle, Health Ministry Staff Told

PUTRAJAYA, June 7 (Bernama) – Health Ministry staff should lead a healthy lifestyle as an example to society.


Boy, 11, dies due to food poisoning

Besides the usual symptoms of stomach ache, diarrhoea, vomiting, dehydration, fatigue and fever, she said one of them suffered fits.

Media practitioners need empathy, care when writing health news

KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 (Bernama) -- Media practitioners including those in the new media should be responsible, empathetic and caring when writing news, issues and ideas on health services.

No patients ordered to buy own medicines at HSI - health director

JOHOR BAHRU, June 5 (Bernama) -- Johor State Health director Dr Selahuddeen Abd Aziz said initial investigations by Sultan Ismail Hospital (HSI) here found no patients were directed to buy their own medicines as posted on Facebook.



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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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