NEWS LIST

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.

Better regulated medical fees in private healthcare needed - Fomca

KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 (Bernama) -- Better regulated medical fees in the private healthcare sector is needed as the current costs are expensive and still beyond the means of most Malaysians, according to the Federation of Malaysian Consumers Association (Fomca).


Bioalpha's expects zero-rated GST to boost product sales

KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 (Bernama) -- Bioalpha Holdings Bhd, a manufacturer of health supplements, expects the zero-rating of Goods and Services Tax (GST), effective June 1, to further boost the domestic demand for its products.

Cabinet paper on health advisory council will be tabled next week - Dzulkefly

PUTRAJAYA, June 5 (Bernama) -- A Cabinet paper on the proposed establishment of the Health Advisory Council will be tabled next week, said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.



DOCTORS SAY


EXCLUSIVE

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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