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January 13, 2021

Pandemic management plan to be launched soon – Dr Adham

PUTRAJAYA: The National Pandemic Management Strategic Plan, which encompasses the management of pandemic including Covid-19 as a whole nation approach, will be launched soon, said Health […]
January 13, 2021

Covid-19: MOH recruiting more manpower, in talks with private hospitals

According to its director-general, the Health Ministry (MOH) is now recruiting more healthcare workers to beef up its frontline in facing the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Noor […]
January 12, 2021

Calls for Malaysia to have stronger Covid strategy

MALAYSIA’S latest Movement Control Order (MCO) needs to be supplemented with additional initiatives if the country’s economy and healthcare system are to recover, observers say. Finances […]
January 8, 2021

Ismail Sabri: PM will announce Malaysia’s next steps, possibility of MCO on Monday (Jan 11)

PETALING JAYA: The Prime Minister will announce the country’s next measures to be taken to curb the steep rise in Covid-19 infections, including the possibility of […]
January 7, 2021

Pharmaniaga expected to be Covid vaccine main distributor

KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Bank Bhd (AmInvest) believes that Pharmaniaga Bhd would be the main distributor of the Covid-19 vaccine to local hospitals, and may appoint other companies […]
January 5, 2021

Global: Healthcare capital raising continues in December

The holiday period saw no slowdown in early-stage funding for healthcare with companies around the world raising capital. In Poland, Gdansk-based biotech company GeneMe has raised […]
January 4, 2021

ASEAN, Japan and India will bounce back stronger post Covid-19: Asian Roundtable

The Asian roundtable discussion, held as part of the Economic Times Global Business Summit Unwired Edition 4.0, involved panelists from six countries – Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, […]
December 13, 2020

Phnom Penh Post journalist grabs top award in Malaysia

The Phnom Penh Post won a top international award at the Medical Travel Media Awards 2020 (MTMA 2020) competition that was held in Malaysia on December 10. […]
December 12, 2020

Achieving universal health coverage in times of Covid-19

Covid-19 has shown that health security and universal health coverage are both crucial, and that robust health systems grounded in primary healthcare will contribute to health […]
December 11, 2020

Focus on healthcare travel

KUALA LUMPUR: As Covid-19 vaccines roll out, Malaysia aims to surpass the RM1bil revenue mark of healthcare travel to hospital facilities within the next two to […]
December 11, 2020

Malaysia Honours Media as Frontliners at MTMA2020

Kuala Lumpur, 11 December 2020 – The Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) today celebrated members of the media at its annual Medical Travel Media Awards (MTMA) that […]
December 11, 2020

Digital integration: Driving intelligent efficiency in Malaysian healthcare system

By Kevin Chiow – Country Manager, GE Healthcare, Malaysia and Brunei, The pandemic has led to significant changes in multiple sectors, industries as well as individual lives. […]