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Managing Chronic Diseases In The New Normal Environment

By Muhammad Basir Roslan



KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are among the leading causes of death in many countries.  



NCDs are medical conditions or diseases that are not infectious and these include heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, chronic lung disease and cancer.



It is also an established fact that people with underlying health conditions, such as NCDs, have a higher risk of developing severe COVID-19 and are more likely to succumb to this highly contagious disease.



PM to launch Handbook on National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme Tuesday

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 -- Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will launch the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme Handbook, which contains  information  on the largest ever vaccination programme ever implemented in the country, today.



Buku Panduan Program Imunisasi COVID-19 Kebangsaan dilancar hari Selasa

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 Feb -- Perdana Menteri Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin bakal melancarkan Buku Panduan Program Imunisasi COVID-19 Kebangsaan hari ini, mengandungi pelbagai maklumat berkaitan program vaksinasi terbesar yang pernah dilaksanakan negara berikutan pandemik COVID-19.



COVID-19 vaccine permissible for Muslims - Penang Mufti

GEORGE TOWN, Feb 15 -- The public, particularly Muslims, should not doubt the status of the COVID-19 vaccine, as the muzakarah (discussion) of the Fatwa Committee of the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs (MKI) has decided that the use of the COVID-19 vaccine is permissible (harus) and obligatory (wajib) for groups which have been identified by the government.



Jangan ragui status vaksin COVID-19 - Mufti P.Pinang

GEORGE TOWN, 15 Feb -- Orang ramai, khususnya umat Islam dinasihatkan agar mengetepikan perasaan ragu terhadap vaksin COVID-19  dan berpegang pada pandangan Muzakarah Kebangsaan Bagi Hal Ehwal Agama Islam Malaysia (MKI) yang memutuskan hukumnya  harus dan halal digunakan oleh orang Islam.



COVID-19 vaccines safe, do not contain microchips - Khairy

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 -- The COVID-19 vaccines procured by Malaysia are safe and effective and do not contain microchips that will control people’s minds said Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.



IMARET looks forward to collaborating with authorities on COVID-19 vaccination programme

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 -- The Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia’s Response and Relief Team (IMARET) is looking forward to collaborating with the authorities on the planning and execution of the COVID-19 vaccination programme, particularly for the marginalised communities, including undocumented foreigners and refugees.



Vaksin: IMARET sedia untuk kerjasama dengan pihak berkuasa

KUALA LUMPUR, 13 Feb --  IMAM Response and Relief Team (IMARET) yang bernaung di bawah Persatuan Perubatan Islam Malaysia (IMAM) sedia bekerjasama dengan pihak berkuasa dalam merancang dan melaksanakan program vaksinasi, khususnya kepada kelompok masyarakat terpinggir termasuk pendatang tanpa izin dan pelarian. 



Pusat Galen: Pengumuman 'Vaksin untuk semua' langkah terbaik kerajaan

KUALA LUMPUR, 13 Feb -- Sebuah organisasi penyelidikan dan advokasi dasar awam bebas memuji kerajaan atas keputusan baru-baru ini yang turut melibatkan warganegara asing menetap di Malaysia dalam Program Imunisasi COVID-19 Kebangsaan.



Galen Centre : COVID-19 'vaccine for all' announcement a step in the right direction

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 -- An independent public policy research and advocacy organisation commended the government' for its recent decision to include foreign nationals residing in Malaysia into the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme.





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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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