Industry Updates

Latest medical and healthcare related news and updates around the globe


June 19, 2020

Borders eased for certain foreigners

PUTRAJAYA: Putrajaya has decided to open the country’s international borders for certain people to enter and for some Malaysians to leave, Senior Minister for Security Ismail […]
June 18, 2020

Malaysian State Penang Looks At Tourism Revival

Malaysian state Penang has set up the Tourism Penang Next Normal Task Force, primarily to collect the opinions of stakeholders in tourism to formulate strategies to […]
June 18, 2020

Blockchain – Exploring its potential for Malaysian Healthcare

Medical data are highly privacy-sensitive; hence giving patients control of access to their own records and exchange of health data between institutions raise the risks of […]
June 18, 2020

What you need to know about the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) in Malaysia

As the number of COVID-19 positive cases declines, Malaysia is set to enter the Recovery MCO phase (RMCO) from June 10th to August 31st 2020. In […]
June 18, 2020

Traveloka Launches Medical Heroes Appreciation Campaign, Recognising Healthcare Workers for Serving Malaysia amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Kuala Lumpur, 18 June 2020 – Traveloka, Southeast Asia’s leading online travel and lifestyle experiences booking platform, presents the Medical Heroes Appreciation Campaign to celebrate and recognise […]
June 18, 2020

Screen all commercial outlet frontline staff: MMA

PETALING JAYA: Screening frontliners in the various business sectors is an appropriate move to prevent a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the Malaysian […]
June 17, 2020

When and how to use masks

WHO’s guidance and advice on the use of masks to protect against and limit the spread of COVID-19. Source: World Health Organization
June 11, 2020

28 days of 0 infection before Malaysia is declared Covid-19 free

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will declare itself free of Covid-19 when the country records zero new cases of infection for 28 consecutive days. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor […]
June 11, 2020

High time to clear surgery backlogs in hospitals

PETALING JAYA: With the Health Ministry focusing its efforts on the Covid-19 pandemic since early this year, it is inevitable that other more benign medical conditions are […]
June 10, 2020

KPJ Healthcare’s net profit eases in Q1 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 —  KPJ Healthcare Bhd’s net profit eased to RM38.53 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2020, from RM39.13 million in […]
June 9, 2020

Overcoming Hand Trauma

From tapping on your smartphone and keyboard, to driving and doing household work, you are putting your hands to work every waking moment of the day. […]
June 9, 2020

Tourism sector all set for rebound

PETALING JAYA: After months of inactivity, tourism players are now ready to open their doors again with the hope that the recovery movement control order (MCO) […]