MOH acting against producer of tainted coffee

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health (MOH) is taking enforcement action against the manufacturer of the pre-mixed Green 35 coffee claimed to be an antidote and a cure for various ailments.

Do not promote food containing hazardous materials - MOH

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 16 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health (MOH) prohibits the use of hazardous materials such as bleach and poison in food product demonstrations and will take action against those involved.

Cardio Vascular Sentral KL optimistic of treating more foreigners

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 (Bernama) -- The just-launched RM270 million Cardiac Vascular Sentral Kuala Lumpur (CVSKL) hospital is optimistic of treating more foreign patients, seeking heart and cardiac disease treatment.

3,502 school pupils under KPM infected with HFMD

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 (Bernama) -- A total of 3,502 pupils from 1,288 schools under the Education Ministry (KPM) were infected by the hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) as at yesterday, says Deputy Health Minister Teo Nie Ching.

51,147 HFMD cases recorded nationwide up till Aug 14 - Dr Dzulkefly

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 (Bernama) -- A total of 51,147 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) were recorded nationwide for the period from Jan 1 to Aug 14, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

Terengganu records 772 HFMD cases as at Monday

KUALA TERENGGANU, Aug 16 (Bernama) -- Terengganu continues to record a rise in hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) to 772 cases as at Monday (Aug 13) since the first case was detected on June 24.

Parasites in water supply potential risk for disease transmission in South East Asia

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) --The presence of parasites in both raw and treated water supply in South East Asian countries can be a potential risk for disease transmission.

Postponement of Pendang Hospital project caused by technical factors

ALOR SETAR, Aug 15 (Bernama) – The postponement to build the Pendang Hospital has nothing to do with the 23 hospital and clinic projects nationwide which have been identified as ‘sick projects’, the Kedah State Assembly was told today.

Malaysia aims to be Asia's fertility and cardiology treatments hub by 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- Malaysia is capable of becoming Asia's fertility and cardiology treatments hub by 2020 due to the high quality health services available in the country.

Call to improve healthcare system instead of introducing health insurance scheme

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 (Bernama) -- A healthcare advocate had urged the government to reconsider the proposal to introduce national health insurance scheme for the people by taking into considerations it's adverse financial impact in the long term.



Teenage Pregnancy: Who Is To Blame?

(First of a two-part interview)

By Salbiah Said

PETALING JAYA, Dec 14 (Bernama) -- Research has shown that an average of 18,000 teenage girls in Malaysia get pregnant each year, 25 per cent or about 4,500 cases involved out-of-wedlock pregnancy.



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