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Rising Kidney Disease Trend Worrying, Say Experts

By Siti Radziah Hamzah



KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is on the rise in Malaysia and it has become a public health concern to the government. 



The prevalence of CKD has increased from 9.1 percent of the population, according to the Ministry of Health’s 2011 National Health and Morbidity Survey, to 15.5 percent in 2018.



According to Universiti Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC) primary care physician Prof Dr Khoo Ee Ming, the incidence and prevalence of treated end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) have also risen markedly over the last 25 years.



 



Rising Kidney Disease Trend Worrying, Say Experts

By Siti Radziah Hamzah



KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is on the rise in Malaysia and it has become a public health concern to the government. 



The prevalence of CKD has increased from 9.1 percent of the population, according to the Ministry of Health’s 2011 National Health and Morbidity Survey, to 15.5 percent in 2018.



According to Universiti Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC) primary care physician Prof Dr Khoo Ee Ming, the incidence and prevalence of treated end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) have also risen markedly over the last 25 years.



 



Cegah Penyakit Buah Pinggang Sebelum Parah

Oleh Siti Radziah Hamzah



KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Penyakit Buah Pinggang Kronik (CKD) semakin meningkat di Malaysia dan isu kesihatan masyarakat ini sememangnya menjadi kebimbangan kerajaan.



Hasil Kajian Tinjauan Kebangsaan Kesihatan dan Morbiditi (NHMS) menunjukkan jumlah kes CKD dalam kalangan penduduk negara ini meningkat dari 9.1 peratus pada 2011 kepada 15.5 peratus pada 2018.



Menurut Pakar Unit Rawatan Utama Pusat Pakar Universiti Malaya (UMSC), Prof Dr Khoo Ee Ming, kes penyakit buah pinggang tahap akhir (ESKD) juga meningkat dengan banyaknya sejak lebih 25 tahun lalu.



 



Cegah Penyakit Buah Pinggang Sebelum Parah

Oleh Siti Radziah Hamzah



KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Penyakit Buah Pinggang Kronik (CKD) semakin meningkat di Malaysia dan isu kesihatan masyarakat ini sememangnya menjadi kebimbangan kerajaan.



Hasil Kajian Tinjauan Kebangsaan Kesihatan dan Morbiditi (NHMS) menunjukkan jumlah kes CKD dalam kalangan penduduk negara ini meningkat dari 9.1 peratus pada 2011 kepada 15.5 peratus pada 2018.



Menurut Pakar Unit Rawatan Utama Pusat Pakar Universiti Malaya (UMSC), Prof Dr Khoo Ee Ming, kes penyakit buah pinggang tahap akhir (ESKD) juga meningkat dengan banyaknya sejak lebih 25 tahun lalu.



 



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COVID-19: 31 positive cases recorded, lowest since MCO began - Health DG

PUTRAJAYA, April 28  -- The Health Ministry (MOH) today announced the lowest number of COVID-19 positive cases recorded since the Movement Control Order was implemented on March 18 with 31 cases reported as at noon today.



COVID-19: "Stay At Home" advice remains, despite drop in cases

KUALA LUMPUR,  April 26 -- The concern raised by the Ministry of Health (MOH) over the public’s lackadaisical attitude, especially of residents in the COVID-19 green zones, shows that there are still people who take lightly efforts by the government to curb the spread of the deadly pandemic.



COVID-19: Jangan ambil mudah situasi penurunan kes, kekal berada di rumah!

KUALA LUMPUR, 26 April -- Luahan kebimbangan Kementerian Kesihatan (KKM) terhadap sikap ambil mudah orang ramai, terutama penduduk di kawasan zon hijau COVID-19, nyata memberi gambaran masih ada yang memandang remeh usaha keras kerajaan mengekang pandemik 'maut’ itu.



Communities vulnerable without immunization against infectious diseases

PUTRAJAYA, 24 April – The COVID-19 pandemic reveals what is at stake, and how fast an outbreak can spread,when communities do not have the protective shield of immunization against an infectious disease, according to United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Malaysia statement today.



Muslims to keep Ramadan spirit alive during MCO

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23  -- Today marks the 37th day of the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) and the Muslims in the country are expected to begin observing the Ramadan month tomorrow while practising the new normal following the COVID-19 pandemic.





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