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Health Ministry forks out RM500,000 a month for haemodialysis treatment of 274 patients

SEREMBAN,  Feb 22 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry has to fork out RM500,000 every month for haemodialysis treatment of 274 patients following the closure of Mawar Medical Centre (MMC), said its minister, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.



Health Ministry needs more staff - Dr Dzulkefly

SEREMBAN,  Feb 22 (Bernama) — The number of employees in the health sector in the country should be increased to cope with the workload facing staff of the Health Ministry, said its minister, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.



Mutiara Health Kiosk launched for Penang people

GEORGE TOWN, Feb 22 (Bernama) -- A one-stop health screening centre, known as Mutiara Health Kiosk, was launched today for the benefit of the Penang people.



Mental health - treat before too late - Mariam

PASIR PUTEH, Feb 22 (Bernama) -- Mental health issues must be immediately tackled before they get to a worrying stage, said chairman of the National Population and Family Development Board (LPPKN) Datuk Mariam Mas Yacob.



UMSC's Multidisciplinary Team-Based Approach On Lung Cancer Gives Hope To Patients

(First of a two-part interview)



By Jenny Imanina Lanong Abdullah and Murni Nasri



KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- ‘Along’ was six when her grandfather was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer.  "I was so worried that ‘Atuk’ (grandfather) would die soon, even though I did not know what cancer was back then,” said Along.



Kesihatan mental: Tangani sebelum parah - Mariam

Masalah kemurungan dipercayai menjadi penyumbang utama kenapa pesakit mental mencederakan serta membunuh diri.


'Mutiara Health Kiosk' dilancar untuk mudahkan rakyat P Pinang

GEORGE TOWN, 22 Feb (Bernama) -- Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri hari ini melancarkan ‘Mutiara Health Kiosk’, yang berperanan sebagai pusat sehenti bagi memudahkan penduduk di negeri ini mendapatkan saringan kesihatan.



PH gov't to build Lawas Hospital - Baru Bian

KUCHING, Feb 22 (Bernama) -- Works Minister Baru Bian said today the federal government will build the Lawas Hospital that has been a sick project under the previous Barisan  Nasional (BN) administration.



Customers start hallucinating after eating, Health Ministry to monitor restaurant

SHAH ALAM, Feb 21 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health (MOH) will monitor the restaurant in Teluk Intan, Perak where customers started feeling weak and began hallucinating after having a meal there as reported by the media yesterday.



Cyberattacks Can Cost US$23.3 Mln Loss For A Healthcare Organisation

By Nurul Hannah Mohd Yusof



KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 (Bernama) -- A Frost & Sullivan study commissioned by Microsoft found that a cyberattack incident can cost a large healthcare organisation in Asia Pacific an average of US$23.3 million in economic loss.





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VATS & SBRT: The Future Of Lung Cancer Treatment In UMSC

By Jenny Imanina Lanong Abdullah and Murni Nasri

This is the second of a two-part article on lung cancer treatment.        

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- Traditionally, surgery for lung cancer is done via a thoracotomy, which requires the cutting of muscles and spreading of the ribs before entering the chest to remove the cancer.

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