NEWS LIST

CM urges Sarawakians to take ownership in fight against rabies

KUCHING, Nov 13 (Bernama) -- Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg wants the general public to take ownership in the fight against rabies and report any rabies-related matters to the  24- hous Rabies Hotline.


12 have died of rabies in Sarawak, says Minister

The Sarawak State Health Department has so far reported 13 confirmed cases of rabies in Sarawak, 12 of whom have succumbed to the disease.

Government committed to providing healthcare for B40 group

The government is committed to providing healthcare for low-income households (B40), with the focus being on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as the country is set to emerge as an ageing nation by 2040.

South Korean firm to build RM1.6 bln hospital in Melaka

MELAKA, Nov 12 (Bernama) -- A high-tech, integrated private hospital costing RM1.6 billion will be built in Melaka by through an investment from a South Korean company, the Melaka State Assembly was told today.

Sarawak sets up medical tourism coordination committee

KUCHING, Nov 12 (Bernama) – The  Sarawak Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports has established a Medical Tourism Coordination Committee (MHTC) to facilitate the entry of medical visitors in the first quarter of next year.

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.




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UMSC's Multidisciplinary Team-Based Approach On Lung Cancer Gives Hope To Patients

(First of a two-part interview)

By Jenny Imanina Lanong Abdullah and Murni Nasri

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- ‘Along’ was six when her grandfather was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer.  "I was so worried that ‘Atuk’ (grandfather) would die soon, even though I did not know what cancer was back then,” said Along.

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