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February 22, 2024
Raising Resilience: A Comprehensive Journey through Paediatric Cancer Care
Cancer is a condition that knows no age boundaries, affecting individuals across all age groups and affecting various parts of the body. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 400,000 children and adolescents aged 0-19 develop cancer annually. [1] Recognising the unique needs and ongoing growth and development of children, special consideration is given to paediatric oncology. A paediatric oncologist […]
February 7, 2024
5 Types of Silent Killer Cancers You Need to Be Aware Of
Some of you might be aware that cardiovascular disease holds the unenviable position of being the leading cause of death in Malaysia. However, it is essential to acknowledge that cancer, too, stands as a formidable adversary and ranks as the most prevalent cause of death in the country. In conjunction with World Cancer Day, our aim is to shift the […]
February 7, 2024
It could be cancer!
Despite the increasing number of cancer cases every year, scientists still haven’t found the causes, and more importantly, the cure for cancer. It’s no surprise that people are terrified of being diagnosed with this seemingly deadly disease. When cancer is caught in its early stages, the overall prognosis for the patient is usually quite good. Now comes the question, how […]
January 24, 2024
Transform Your Health: A 10-Day Guide to a Better You
Transform Your Health: A 10-Day Guide to a Better You
Achieving a healthy body requires effort and sometimes sacrifices, but it is a journey worth taking. It is never too late to seize the power and start living a healthy life by completely transforming your health. If envisioning a healthier self in 10 days seems daunting, explore these doable practices to kick-start your New Year health makeover plan! Day 1: […]
January 9, 2024
How to Stick to Your New Year’s Health Resolutions
As the new year begins, among the many New Year’s health resolutions may be to lose some extra weight, maintain a certain physique, and take care of your overall wellbeing. While you may have the initial enthusiasm for these goals, committing to them may be easier said than done. Step 1: Create a Plan. Before committing to any New Year’s […]
August 27, 2021
The Road to Herd Immunity: July Outlook
Since the implementation of The National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) earlier this year, Malaysia has seen several key milestones and initiatives take effect as the country progresses towards achieving herd immunity. In the first week of the new month alone, Malaysia surpassed the 300,000 daily dose mark of COVID-19 vaccines administered since Phase 1 began in February. There are currently […]
August 27, 2021
The Road to Herd Immunity: August Outlook
Malaysia continues to ramp up its mass vaccination efforts this month, by allowing walk-ins to selected vaccination centres (PPV) in the Klang Valley for those who have yet to receive their vaccine appointments. Since the implementation of the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) earlier this year,  more than half of the adult population have been fully vaccinated, with the country […]
July 12, 2021
100 Days at MHTC: The Sprint Towards Industry Resilience
“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.” – Nelson Mandela Our collective circumstance for the past one and a half years has been far from ideal. Globally, travel restrictions have been slowing economies and in my former capacity as the Senior Director of Tourism Policy and International […]