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Medical schedule shows hikes of more than 200%
Sunday, April 6th, 2014

The Star Thursday March 6, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM   PUTRAJAYA: Private medical fees are up, but there is confusion over the exact percentage of the rise.   While the Health Minister said the increase has been capped at 14.4%, … Continue reading


Malaysia’s Healthcare System Hailed
Sunday, April 6th, 2014

The STAR Published: Tuesday February 11, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM   PETALING JAYA: The country’s achievement at being rated third best in the world for healthcare services is something to be proud of, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. … Continue reading


Sime Darby’s Health Booster
Monday, May 27th, 2013

Saturday March 30, 2013 (Source: The Star)   The diversified conglomerate is set to transform itself into a regional healthcare player as it enters into a partnership with Ramsay.   HEALTHCARE may be one of the smallest earnings contributors among … Continue reading


Malaysia now listed on world medical tourism site
Monday, May 27th, 2013

SUNDAY March 31, 2013 (Source: The Star)   Malaysia has been listed as a medical tourism destination on MyMEDholiday.com, a portal that provides tips and features for foreign patients seeking comprehensive healthcare services.   The portal and ratings site, which … Continue reading


Healthy growth for health sector
Monday, May 27th, 2013

Friday March 22, 2013 (Source: The Star)   Malaysia’s health travel sector generated RM571mil while exports of its pharmaceutical products earned RM562mil in 2012 alone, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.   This was due to the Government’s efforts … Continue reading


Malaysia is now the fattest country in SE Asia, says Liow
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Friday January 18, 2013     PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is the fattest country in South-East Asia with its obesity rate on the rise, says Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.   “This is not a glorious title. We are outweighing our … Continue reading


Healthcare boost for Sabah folk
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Monday December 24, 2012   KOTA KINABALU: All five 1Malaysia clinics in Sabah will be open by the end of the week, bringing the total number to 23 statewide.   Assistant State Resource Development and Information Technology Minister Datuk Jainab … Continue reading


Dr Yee: Healthy social activities a good way to reduce rising number of suicide cases
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Friday, December 28, 2012 Stories by R.S.N. MURALI murali@thestar.com.my   MALACCA: Suicide rates in Malaysia are on the rise. According to the National Suicide Registry Malaysia’s (NSRM), there were 445 suicides as reported.   Out of that figure, 347 were … Continue reading


Don: More youngsters suffering from diabetes
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Sunday December 23, 2012   UALA LUMPUR: Some 300,000 young people in the country are suffering from Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), according to Universiti Sains Malaysia endocrinologist Prof Datuk Dr Wan Mohamad Bebakar.   He said the number was expected … Continue reading


Government shoring up three main areas of healthcare system
Friday, December 21st, 2012

Saturday December 15, 2012   KUALA LUMPUR: The Government is shoring up three main areas of the national public healthcare system, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.   “We are building more facilities, providing better equipment and training higher quality human … Continue reading


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