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Health Dept staff detained for impersonating police personnel

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Sept 11 (Bernama) -- Police detained a staff of the Kulim District Health Department for impersonating a police personnel to commit crime in the district of Seberang Perai Tengah (SPT) yesterday.



Terapi senaman semakin diterima di Malaysia - pakar perubatan

Semakan sistematik yang melaporkan data daripada 16 negara mendapati lebih dua pertiga daripada negara yang menjalankan kajian itu melaporkan kualiti hidup bertambah baik dalam kalangan  pesakit Kegagalan Jantung Kronik  (CHF) yang bersenam.


30 persatuan perubatan sokong larangan merokok di tempat makan awam

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 Sept (Bernama) -- Sebanyak 30 persatuan perubatan menyatakan sokongan terhadap hasrat kerajaan untuk mewartakan tempat makan terbuka sebagai kawasan larangan merokok.


Exercise medicine gaining 'traction' in Malaysia - medical specialists

By V. Sankara Subramaniam



KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 11 (Bernama) -- Exercise medicine, which is increasingly gaining acceptance in Malaysia, has the potential of reducing the risk of getting Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), which is on the rise if executed in the right manner, according to specialists from the medical fraternity.


Badan penyiasat bebas syorkan ketua jabatan pemangsa seks digantung - Dzulkefly

KUALA LUMPUR, 10 Sept (Bernama) -- Badan penyiasat bebas yang ditubuhkan untuk menyiasat dakwaan gangguan seksual terhadap doktor pelatih oleh  seorang ketua jabatan di sebuah hospital kerajaan di Lembah Klang mengesyorkan Kementerian Kesihatan (MOH) menggantung ketua jabatan terbabit.



Mechanism on price control for medicines to be announced next month

IPOH, Sept 10 (Bernama) -- The mechanism for price control on medicines will be announced next month before the tabling of the 2019 Budget, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.



Mekanisme kawalan harga ubat diumum bulan hadapan

Mekanisme pengawalan harga ubat dalam pasaran dijangka diumumkan bulan hadapan, kata Timbalan Menteri Kesihatan Dr Lee Boon Chye.



Keluarga Soosaimanickam gesa Kementerian Kesihatan campur tangan

IPOH, 7 Sept (Bernama) — Keluarga J. Soosaimanicckam yang meninggal dunia ketika menjalani latihan sebagai pegawai kadet Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia (TLDM) di Lumut meminta Kementerian Kesihatan meneliti prosedur tidak wajar yang dilaksanakan oleh Hospital Seri Manjung dan Jabatan Kesihatan Perak.


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.





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Need For A Think-Tank To Tackle Teenage Pregnancy

(Last of a Two-Part Interview)

By Salbiah Said

PETALING JAYA, Jan 2 (Bernama) --  The World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified about 16 million adolescent girls giving  birth every year, mostly in low  and middle income countries. An estimated three million girls aged 15 to 19 undergo unsafe abortions every year. Worldwide, 1 in 5 girls have given birth by the age of 18.

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