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Family of Soosaimanickam urged Health Ministry to intervene

IPOH, Sept 7 (Bernama) -- The family of J. Soosaimanicckam who died while undergoing training as a cadet officer of the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) in Lumut has called on the Health Ministry to look into the improper conduct by the Seri Manjung Hospital and the Perak Health Department.

Health Minister mulls reit for additional funds 

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 7 (Bernama) – Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad is planning to set up a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) to obtain additional funds for the Health Ministry for up to RM3 billion to improve the quality of health service in the country.

Negeri Sembilan rekod 2,480 kes HFMD

Taburan kes HFMD mengikut daerah setakat ini adalah 1,698 kes di daerah Seremban, Port Dickson (210), Jempol (192), Kuala Pilah (127), Rembau (109), Jelebu (83), dan 61 kes di Tampin.

Menteri KKM rancang wujudkan REIT, tambah dana untuk tingkatkan kualiti perkhidmatan kesihatan

PUTRAJAYA, 7 Sept (Bernama) – Menteri Kesihatan Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad sedang merancang untuk mewujudkan amanah pelaburan hartanah (REIT) bagi mendapatkan dana tambahan untuk Kementerian Kesihatan sehingga RM3 bilion bagi meningkatkan kualiti perkhidmatan kesihatan di negara ini.

Pesakit sebelum ini terima skim PASC tidak akan terjejas - Dr Dzulkefly

IPOH, 6 Sept (Bernama) – Menteri Kesihatan Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad menegaskan pesakit yang menerima pemberian pek percuma ubat-ubat baharu yang berkos tinggi melalui 'Patient Access Scheme (PASc)' tidak akan terjejas berikutan penangguhan sementara skim berkenaan.

Growing Pains: The Struggle Is Real

No. It's not that 80's TV show where Alan Thicke and his TV wife, Joanna Kerns tried to parent Kirk Cameron, Tracey Gold and Jeremy Miller. According to, growing pains are aches or pains, usually in the lower legs, experienced by children aged between three and 12.

850 ujian klinikal onkologi, terapeutik setiap tahun

PUTRAJAYA, 5 Sept (Bernama) -- Sekitar 850 ujian klinikal onkologi dan terapeutik dijalankan di Malaysia setiap tahun untuk meningkatkan ikhtiar hidup pesakit, kata Timbalan Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan (Penyelidikan Dan Sokongan Teknikal), Datuk Dr Shahnaz Murad.

Employers can play important role to help reduce stress at workplace - Dr Lee

Employers can play important role to help employees deal with stress at workplace by improving the content of work and reorganising the working hours, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.

Malaysia conducts clinical trials to improve patient survival

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 5 (Bernama) – Around 850 oncology and therapeutics clinical trials are conducted in Malaysia per year to improve patient survival, said Health Ministry (research and technical support) deputy director-general, Datuk Dr Shahnaz Murad. 

100 majikan pekerja asing Pantai Timur hadiri program bersama FOMEMA

KUANTAN, 5 Sept (Bernama) – Sebanyak 100 majikan pekerja asing dari Pantai Timur dikumpulkan dalam Program Bersama Majikan Agensi Pemantauan dan Pemeriksaan Perubatan Pekerja Asing (FOMEMA) yang diadakan bagi meningkatkan kerjasama dalam saringan pemeriksaan perubatan pekerja asing secara lebih komprehensif.



Understanding Dementia Better

By Siti Radziah Hamzah

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Imagine how you would feel if you wake up one morning in the house you have lived with your family for about 30 years and you are not able to recognise your surroundings. You look at the mirror and ask yourself, “Who am I, where am I?”

This is one of many symptoms indicating that you may have dementia, a debilitating disease that takes away the ability to retain memory, think clearly, behave normally and perform everyday activities.

Dementia is an increasingly common disease affecting ageing populations in especially low- and middle-income countries where access to social protection, services, support and care is limited. 



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