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King hopes people work with new normal

Kuala Lumpur, May 1  -- The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah hopes that with all the uncertainties affecting the nation’s workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people will take cognizance that the world is now operating under a ‘new normal’.


Rising Kidney Disease Trend Worrying, Say Experts

By Siti Radziah Hamzah

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is on the rise in Malaysia and it has become a public health concern to the government. 

The prevalence of CKD has increased from 9.1 percent of the population, according to the Ministry of Health’s 2011 National Health and Morbidity Survey, to 15.5 percent in 2018.

According to Universiti Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC) primary care physician Prof Dr Khoo Ee Ming, the incidence and prevalence of treated end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) have also risen markedly over the last 25 years.

 


COVID-19: 31 positive cases recorded, lowest since MCO began - Health DG

PUTRAJAYA, April 28  -- The Health Ministry (MOH) today announced the lowest number of COVID-19 positive cases recorded since the Movement Control Order was implemented on March 18 with 31 cases reported as at noon today.


COVID-19: "Stay At Home" advice remains, despite drop in cases

KUALA LUMPUR,  April 26 -- The concern raised by the Ministry of Health (MOH) over the public’s lackadaisical attitude, especially of residents in the COVID-19 green zones, shows that there are still people who take lightly efforts by the government to curb the spread of the deadly pandemic.


Communities vulnerable without immunization against infectious diseases

PUTRAJAYA, 24 April – The COVID-19 pandemic reveals what is at stake, and how fast an outbreak can spread,when communities do not have the protective shield of immunization against an infectious disease, according to United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Malaysia statement today.


Muslims to keep Ramadan spirit alive during MCO

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23  -- Today marks the 37th day of the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) and the Muslims in the country are expected to begin observing the Ramadan month tomorrow while practising the new normal following the COVID-19 pandemic.


MCO: Daily screenings on workers among SOPs set for construction sector

PUTRAJAYA, April 22 -- Providing thermal scanners and screenings for COVID-19 on workers at construction sites are among the conditions that need to be fulfilled by contractors and companies that are allowed to operate during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period.


Malaysia not threatened by Bill Gates' synthetic palm oil project

KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 -- Malaysia does not see the production of synthetic palm oil by US start-up company, C16 Biosciences, as a threat to natural palm oil supply chain particularly when produced under the best agricultural practices and sustainability standards.


COVID-19: MySejahtera app helps users monitor personal health status

KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 -- Members of the public can now monitor their own health status during the period of Movement Control Order (MCO) implemented to curb COVID-19 infections through a health application called MySejahtera.


COVID-19 cases in US top 750,000: Johns Hopkins University

NEW YORK, April 20  -- The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 750,000 Sunday evening, reaching 759,086 as of 8:00 p.m. (0000 GMT on Monday), reported Xinhua news agency based on data from the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.




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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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