A year after hartal, contract doctors still searching for hope
While some improvements have been made, they say this is still far short of their requests.
Over 30,000 notices issued for smoking offences in first half of 2022
This comes ahead of the Tobacco and Smoking Control Bill which is expected to be tabled at this Parliament session.
Medicine supply under control, avoid panic buying, health ministry says
Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says all medicines are effective regardless of brand or manufacturer.
Health ministry to consider employing trained nurses from abroad
Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says this follows the shortage of trained nurses in specialised medical fields in Malaysia.
Dengue infections spike nationwide
Dengue infections rose by nearly a third from the week before, with 1,420 cases reported.
Health ministry orders recall of Jif peanut butter products over salmonella fears
The ministry will also continue to monitor all entry points into the country for the affected batch.
Ex-health minister says ready to cooperate with MACC probe on Covid-related procurements
Dr Adham Baba says many procurements during the pandemic were made without going through normal procedures.
Don’t let generational endgame end with execution flop
There are steps that need to be taken to complement the ban, as the main goal is still to reduce smoking rates and protect the future generations.
Kinder chocolate products in Malaysia safe, health ministry assures
It says checks show that none of the products linked to a spate of salmonella case in Europe have entered the country.
Health ministry urges vaccination for kids ahead of transition towards endemic phase
This is to ensure that children are protected from severe infection and complications arising from Covid-19.
Health ministry waiting for forensic, pathology reports on teen’s death
The 13-year-old boy died 18 days after receiving his Covid-19 vaccination.
Border reopening in second quarter a ‘realistic target’, says Khairy
He says the matter needs discussion at several levels and cannot be decided on at the health ministry level alone.