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Nurses guild provides medical checks, health talks in Orang Asli settlement

by MJN team | 13 Jan. 2017

The Malacca Catholics Nurses Guild (MCNG) has conducted a day long goodwill visit to the Kampong Bekoh Orang Asli settlement on the outskirts of Tangkah in Johor Malaysia as part of its annual tour of duty of orang asli settlements in northern Johor and Malacca. Accompanied by...
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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Malaysian doctor selected as one of Asia 21’s Young Leaders Class of 2016

by MJN team

Dr. Avinesh Singh Bhar, a Malaysian pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine physician at Navicent Health, a large healthcare organisation in Central Georgia in the US, has been selected as part of the 2016 Class of Asia 21 Young Leaders. He was one of 33 professionals...
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SPECIAL FEATURES

● Paramit opens new medical device design, manufacturing hub in Malaysia

● Malaysian flotilla may proceed to Bangladesh if not allowed in Myanmar

● Orang Asli community in Perak accept malaria treatments

● Medical insurance premiums increase as healthcare costs rise

● RM380 mn medical expenditure budget in Malaysia remains –Dr. Hilmi

● First cases of Zika-linked microcephaly in SEA confirmed in Thailand

● Ahmedabad hospitals need to be cured?

● Abu Dhabi needs more nurses in dialysis centres, says expert

New Products & Technology

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Cervisafe detection device to be available in government hospitals by 2017

Malaysia’s Ministry of Health is bringing Cervisafe, an early detection test for cervical cancer, to government hospitals in 2017 to help reduce the cost of cancer treaments. According to deputy health minister Datuk Seri Dr. Hilmi Yahaya,cervical cancer is the second most lethal cancer for women in...   More »


Health Alert

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MOH advises public to stop buying, using CHR Creative Herbs products

The Ministry of Health in Malaysia is urging the public to stop buying and using unregistered products sold as traditional medicines under Creative Health Resources (CHR) and CHR Creative Herbs Nutrition. Tests from product samples revealed that they are contaminated with Dexamethasone and Chlorpheniramine...   More »


2017 Nursing & Healthcare Events

1-3 May 2017
20th Global Nursing Education Conference
Osaka, Japan

19-20 May 2017Radiology Asia 2017
MAX Atria @Singapore Expo

g>22-24 August 2017
13th Health-Asia / Pharma Asia
Karachi Expo Centre, Pakistan

Featured Headlines

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Malaysian athletes advised to consult experts first before taking medications   New 

MJN Team | 16 Jan. 2017

Terengganu Health Department director Dr. Mohammad Omar said that a better standard operating procedure (SOP) helped them prevent destruction of equipment at hospitals and clinics during the recent floods. The six hospitals, 48 health clinics, and 128...

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MOH concerned over unauthorised online sales of labour-inducing pills   New 

MJN Team | 16 Jan. 2017

Concerned over the unauthorised online sales and use of a labour-inducing drug called Misoprostol (Cytotec), Malaysia’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has pledged to work with the country’s Royal Customs Department and the police to detect deliveries...

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Teach kids healthy culinary practices to encourage healthy eating, NSM says   New 

MJN Team | 16 Jan. 2017

The Nutrition Society of Malaysia (NSM) has recently revealed that almost 30% of children and teenagers aged between six and 17 years are either overweight or obese. According to Marianne Clark-Hattingh, UNICEF Malaysia Representative, the country has made...

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International News

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The role of nurse practitioners growing in health care

14 Nov. 16

In the changing landscape of health care in this country, we face uncertainties as consumers of this essential commodity. Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, many questions continue to surface surrounding how we are providing care...

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Education News

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Malaysia’s medical experts to share healthcare tips, insights to students

04 Jan. 17

Students who are interested in pursuing a medical career will have an opportunity to meet Malaysia’s top medical experts who will share their insights on medicine and healthcare during a series of talksat this weekend’s Star Education Fair 2017...

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Pharmaceutical

NPRA orders recall of Hovid Bhd’s Ternolol 50 antihypertensive tablet

06 Jan. 17

Malaysia’s National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) has ordered the recall of batch BG04645 of the hypertension medicine Ternolol 50 film-coated tablets by Malaysian healthcare provider and pharmaceutical company HovidBerhad. According to the...

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Business & Investments

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Penang looking to transform itself into medical city with RM1 bn investment

13 Jan. 17

Malaysia is emerging as one of the best countries in the world when it comes to healthcare, and the Penang government is already working to ensure that the country maintains its top position by turning the state into a medical city with excellent hospitals, highly...

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