Drug addicts need treatment and rehab, not imprisonment, says health minister
Dr Zaliha Mustafa says prison is not the place to treat drug addicts.
45 dengue deaths recorded since January
Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa says dengue cases rose by 129.2% from 27,914 in the same period last year, while deaths increased by 136.8% or 19 cases.
Health minister sued by child rights, anti-tobacco groups for delisting liquid nicotine
They say Dr Zaliha Mustafa breached the Poisons Act as well as Malaysia's international commitments.
No rush for fee changes in public health facilities, health minister says
Dr Zaliha Mustafa says the proposal will be scrutinised before the government makes any decisions.
Tobacco control bill to be sent to special select committee for review
This comes after several matters were requested for finetuning at an engagement session with stakeholders last week.
New Covid cases down 9.9%
Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa said admissions of Covid-19 patients to health facilities also declined.
Health ministry updating Covid-19 SOPs
Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa says an announcement will be made soon.
Health white paper goes to Cabinet next week
Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa says its strategic thrust is sustainable healthcare funding with a special focus on national health insurance.
12 cases of Omicron subvariant Arcturus reported in Malaysia
All 12 patients have suffered mild symptoms and are in stable condition.
Mask up, use umbrellas, says health minister on haze
The public has been advised to limit time spent outdoors.
Health ministry 'committed' to permanent appointment of 12,800 contract doctors
Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa says the ministry will follow up on the matter so that staffing and appointment matters can be managed in an orderly and effective manner.
Putrajaya under fire after health minister delists liquid nicotine ahead of new vape tax
The decision comes despite strong objections from medical experts, with one group warning that it is a recipe for a major health crisis.