Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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Health ministry mulling equal study facility for contract doctors to get specialist training

Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says the facility would be equal to that offered to permanent medical officers.

Health ministry sets over 20 KPIs to hit in 100 days

These include vaccination for teenagers and the reduction of bed usage for Covid-19 patients.

Armed forces to commit assets to boost fight against Covid-19

Senior minister Hishammuddin Hussein says the armed forces are ready to help the health ministry, among others by setting up field hospitals for the treatment of Covid-19 patients.

Simpler SOPs as Malaysia prepares to live with Covid-19, says Khairy

The newly appointed health minister says the virus will likely be endemic by the end of October.

Two cases of ivermectin poisoning detected

The health ministry advises against taking the drug for self-treatment.

Health ministry warns of fake vaccine certs sold online

Deputy minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says the ministry has never made any procurement to issue physical vaccination cards.

Prerequisites needed to ease SOPs for the fully vaccinated, says health ministry

This includes the need for a high vaccination rate among the population and a certain level of SOP compliance.

Health ministry dismisses kickbacks claim in vaccine procurement

It says a police report will be lodged on the matter.

Singapore says visits to all hospital wards to cease for 2 weeks

Only a few limited exceptions will be allowed, at the discretion of the hospital.

Health ministry proposes 2-week suspension of special sitting

DG Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah also advises those who were in Parliament from July 26 to 29 to monitor themselves for symptoms of Covid-19.

No disciplinary action against contract doctors involved in strike, says health minister

Dr Adham Baba says they have the right to voice their views.

Capacity of low-risk quarantine centres nationwide at 61%

Health Minister Dr Adham Baba says Malaysia is facing a third wave of Covid-19 which began on Sept 20 last year.

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