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ISKANDAR PUTERI, Aug 24 — Firemen today have managed to contain about 60 per cent of the fire spanning more than 16 hectares of secondary forest at Gelang Patah that has been ablaze for several days...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: A total of 17.2% or 3.47 million of Malaysians do not realise that they have hypertension, said Minister of Health Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (pix).
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JOHOR BAHRU: About 2.4ha of forest land near the Legoland Theme Park and a hotel at Iskandar Puteri near here caught fire yesterday afternoon.
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JOHOR BARU: The state government has come up with a few short-term measures to reduce the pro­perty overhang in Johor, including easing the process to release units reserved for bumiputras.
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About 2.4 hectares of forest land near the Legoland Theme Park and a hotel, in Iskandar Puteri, near Johor Bharu, caught fire yesterday afternoon.
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JOHOR BARU: About 2.4ha of forest land near the Legoland Theme Park and a hotel, in Iskandar Puteri, near here, caught fire this afternoon.
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JOHOR BARU, Aug 23 — About 2.4 hectares of forest land near the Legoland Theme Park and a hotel, in Iskandar Puteri, near here, caught fire this afternoon.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: The state Fire and Rescue Department has built a trench to stop the forest fire at Jalan Tanjung Kupang, Kampung Pekajang from spreading.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Smokers’ groups cannot take the government to court over its decision to implement a ban on smoking in public places, the High Court heard today.
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PETALING JAYA: Former Health Ministry deputy director-general Datuk Seri Dr Jeyaindran Sinnadurai (pic) will be remembered for his contribution to the medical field and for being a great mentor and friend.
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JOHOR BARU, Aug 19 — A DAP state lawmaker has suggested that the Johor government establish a special task force to look into the issue of land eviction involving squatters in the state.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad has described the death of retired deputy health director-general Datuk Seri Dr S. Jeyaindran as a huge loss to the nation's health sector.
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PETALING JAYA: Police are now investigating a doctor for sexual harassment at a clinic in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.
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TAIPING: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah today officially opened the Simpang Health Clinic, here.
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PETALING JAYA: The government is expected to make a decision soon on whether to make immunisation mandatory for all toddlers and children, according to the Health Ministry.
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Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah left for Brunei today for a three-day state visit.
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SEPANG, Aug 18 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah left for Brunei today for a three-day state visit.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI (Aug 18): The state government has started deducting the People's Housing Project (PPR) rental payments directly from tenants’ monthly financial aid since last month, said Johor Hous...
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JOHOR BAHRU (Aug 17): The Johor Government is considering to introduce a housing scheme called ‘Johor Prihatin’ for the B40 group.
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JOHOR BARU, Aug 17 — The Johor government, through the state housing, communication and multimedia committee, has managed to put a halt to the demolition of homes involving six villages here until f...
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JOHOR BAHRU (Aug 16): The Johor Government is considering to introduce a housing scheme called ‘Johor Prihatin’ for the B40 group.
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PETALING JAYA: In another jab at Pakatan Harapan’s broken promises, Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong published a list of ministers who once pledged to get rid of Lynas when they were in the opposition.
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At least 13 cabinet ministers signed a pledge to shut down Lynas' rare earth refinery when they were part of the opposition.
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PETALING JAYA: Despite the Sweetened Beverages Excise Duty or “sugar tax” being implemented in an effort to cut down on Malaysian obesity rates, some experts are saying that it isn’t enough to create a healthier nation.
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SHAH ALAM: Selangor residents are more comfortable controlling mosquito breeding rather than working towards preventing them from breeding, a state executive councillor said today as dengue cases cont...
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PRUDENTIAL Corporation Asia has announced the launch of Pulse by Prudential, an all-in-one digital app and first-of-its-kind in the region to offer holistic health management to consumers.
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PUTRAJAYA: Doctors are only obliged to provide prescriptions when patients request for them, Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 8 — The Health Ministry is looking to include mandatory prescriptions as a provision under the Poisons Act 1952.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 8 — Insurance firm Prudential Malaysia today officially launched its artificial intelligence-driven health care application called Pulse, in order to make healthcare more personalised...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry plans to introduce new legislation as part of its comprehensive review of the Tobacco Act.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): The Tobacco Control Act which is being drafted by the Ministry of Health will be submitted to the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) by the end of this month for fine-tuning befor...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): The Tobacco Control Act which is being drafted by the Ministry of Health will be submitted to the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) by the end of this month for fine-tuning befor...
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Awang Tengah (third left) presenting a local Lawas product as memento to Abang Johari as others look on at the dinner.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The health ministry is expected to submit the draft of the Tobacco Control Bill to the Attorney-General’s Chambers by the end of this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 — The Health Ministry is in the process of finalising the new Tobacco Control Bill, its minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Japan Tobacco International Bhd (JTI Malaysia) has urged the government to take stern action against the illegal cigarettes and vaping trade as it has resulted in an annual RM6 billion t...
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Four policemen, who were hospitalised after inspecting 15 drums of chemicals at an oil palm plantation in Karak, Bentong, Thursday, are reported to be in stable condition.
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Bubble tea is all the rage right now, it's not just a drink, but a trend sweeping thenation.
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TEMERLOH: Eight policemen have been receiving treatment after complaining of illness following their involvement in the investigations into the discovery of 15 black barrels believed to contain solid ...
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TEMERLOH: The age limit for the Healthcare Protection Scheme for low-income B40 group (PeKa B40)’s recipients has been reduced from 50 to 40 years, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad...
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Eight policemen received treatment after complaining of illness following their involvement in the investigations into the discovery of 15 black barrels believed to contain solid sodium cyanide in Kar...
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TEMERLOH, Aug 4 — Eight policemen have been receiving treatment after complaining of illness following their involvement in the investigations into the discovery of 15 black barrels believed to cont...
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TEMERLOH, Aug 4 — The age limit for the Healthcare Protection Scheme for low-income B40 group (PeKa B40)’s recipients has been reduced from 50 to 40 years, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefl...
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Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad – Bernama file photo TEMERLOH: The age limit for the Healthcare Protection Scheme for low-income B40 group (PeKa B40)’s recipients has been reduced from 50 to 40 yea...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health will help local traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM) practitioners to facilitate clinical trials and enable them to obtain good manufacturing practices (G...
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SERI ISKANDAR: The Ministry of Health (MOH) will draw up a new act to supervise the usage of tobacco, vape, electronic cigarettes and shisha.
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SERI ISKANDAR (July 28): The Ministry of Health (MoH) will draw up a new act to supervise the usage of tobacco, vape, electronic cigarettes and shisha.
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KUALA LUMPUR: About 700,000 Malaysians suffer from functional problems, according to a National Health and Morbidity Survey in 2015.
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aja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah (right) visits the Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital (CRH). Bernama Photo KUALA LUMPUR: About 700,000 Malaysians suffer from functiona...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 31): Malaysia and the Philippines have agreed to collaborate in various areas of healthcare through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here today.
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MIRI: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad is scheduled to conduct a working visit to Lawas on Aug 2.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — A total of 137 government hospitals and 20 private hospitals nationwide have been recognised as baby-friendly, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 — The Ministry of Health is conducting a detailed study on a proposed health financing system for the purpose of improving healthcare services in the country.
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Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said his mission and vision as a Health minister is to see the creation of an efficient health care financing system that will benefit the people in the future.He said th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Drug abuse in Malaysia is so rampant that the country risks turning into Colombia if the problem is not tackled, Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador warned on Monday (Jul 29).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad's goal is to see the creation of an efficient healthcare financing system that will benefit the people, with reforms to take place in stages.
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SERI ISKANDAR (July 29): The Ministry of Health (MoH) will draw up a new act to supervise the usage of tobacco, vape, electronic cigarettes and shisha.
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More than 850 medical graduates, who were undergoing housemanship training in public hospitals, quit in the past three years, according to Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad (above) in a parliamentary re...
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Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said a total of 72,356 dengue cases were reported from January to July this year, an 89.5% increase from the same period last year.Dr Dzulkefly said dengu...
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SERI ISKANDAR: A new Act is being formulated to regulate the use of e-cigarettes and shisha, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 — A total of 72,356 dengue cases were reported from January to July this year, an 89.5 per cent increase from the same period last year, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzul...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 72,356 dengue cases were reported from January to July this year, an 89.5% increase from the same period last year, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A total of 72,356 dengue cases were reported from January to July this year, an 89.5% increase from the same period last year, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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SERI ISKANDAR (July 28): The Ministry of Health (MoH) will draw up a new act to supervise the usage of tobacco, vape, electronic cigarettes and shisha.
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Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said a new law to curb the use of vapes, shisha and e-cigarettes is being formulated.The Health Minister told reporters that after the launching of the Na...
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SERI ISKANDAR: The Ministry of Health (MOH) will draw up a new act to supervise the usage of tobacco, vape, electronic cigarettes and shisha.
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ISKANDAR: A special health ministry committee is looking at the problem of proliferation of vape and electronic cigarette smoking among students, Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.
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Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad – Bernama file photo SERI ISKANDAR: The Ministry of Health (MOH) will draw up a new act to supervise the usage of tobacco, vape, electronic cigarettes and shisha.
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SERI ISKANDAR, July 28 — The Ministry of Health (MOH) will draw up a new act to supervise the usage of tobacco, vape, electronic cigarettes and shisha.
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SERI ISKANDAR: A new law to curb the use of vapes, shisha and e-cigarettes is being formulated, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The preliminary post-mortem report on the 12 decomposed bodies of the Orang Asli who died in the jungles of Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, will be handed to the Health Ministry next week.Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said his ministry, the Chemistry Department, and the police had a meeting on Friday on the status of the report, which will eventually be handed to the Prime Minister. Dzulkefly added that the full report from the Chemistry Depart­ment would take about four more weeks to arrive.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Many Malay­sians have not changed their eating habits because they are still unaware of the medical complications that can hit those with diabetes, says a dietitian with Universiti Malaya (UM).
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SIK: An early report on the forensic results of 12 bodies of Orang Asli who died in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, Kelantan is expected to be ready next week.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 27 — The preliminary report on the post-mortem of the skeletal remains of 12 Orang Asli from Kampung Kuala Koh, Kelantan, will be ready next week, says Health Minister Dzulkefly A...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 27 — The internal inquiry into allegations of Orang Asli women in Perak being forced to accept birth control treatments has been completed, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ah...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The preliminary report on the bodies of the 12 Orang Asli who died in the jungle around Kuala Koh near Gua Musang, Kelantan, will be handed to the Health Ministry next week, says Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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PETALING JAYA: The battle of the bulge may seem daunting, but the Health Ministry believes it is not an unwinnable fight.
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PETALING JAYA: Manufacturers of sugary drinks, including the several dozen bubble tea brands, should “self regulate” by moderating the sweetness of their drinks to protect public health.
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PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has ruled out pigeon droppings as a contaminant that caused vomiting and breathing difficulty among pupils of SK Tanjung Puteri Resort in Pasir Gudang, Johor.
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry has denied claims that pigeon droppings could be a factor contributing to the health woes seen at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Tanjung Puteri Resort, Pasir Gudang, Johor,...
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PETALING JAYA (July 25): Manufacturers of sweet drinks including the popular ‘bubble tea' should monitor their products to make sure that the sugar levels are not excessive.
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PETALING JAYA (July 25): The Health Ministry has denied claims that pigeon droppings could be a factor contributing to the health woes seen in Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Tanjung Puteri Resort, Pasir Guda...
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PETALING JAYA: MCA has criticised Pakatan Harapan leaders for not communicating with one another properly.
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SUBANG JAYA: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) or “silent killers” account for an estimated 73% of deaths in Malaysia, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUCHING: The domestic trade and consumer affairs ministry (KPDNHEP) will not hesitate to take stern action against local traders caught selling smoke-emitting candy.
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PETALING JAYA: Manufacturers of sweet drinks including the popular “bubble tea” should monitor their products to make sure that the sugar levels are not excessive.
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Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad today advised parents to avoid exposing theirchildren to sugary beverages, particularly bubble tea drinks which haveexperienced a recent spike in popularity."Bubble...
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PETALING JAYA: Low-income patients with chronic kidney disease can look forward to get partially or fully-funded Epoetin treatment - an injection for dialysis patients with severe anaemia, through the Red Bean Assistance Programme.
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SUBANG JAYA: The Health Ministry does not find bird droppings to be one of the contributing factors that led to incidents of breathing difficulties at the Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Tanjung Puteri, Pasir...
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Drinking too much bubble tea too often can lead to some health problems.
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PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has ruled out the possibility that pigeon droppings was the contaminant that caused vomiting and breathing difficulties in pupils of SK Tanjung Puteri Resort in Pasir Gudang.
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SUBANG JAYA, July 25 — Consumers should avoid bubble tea drinks that may contain over twice the recommended daily sugar intake in a single serving, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad said to...
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SUBANG JAYA, July 25 — Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad said the federal government is standing by its laboratory findings on the air pollution of Pasir Gudang that have jeopardised the he...
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SUBANG JAYA, July 25 — The forensic team examining the skeletons of 12 Orang Asli exhumed from Kampung Kuala Koh, Kelantan, will meet today to deliver a conclusion from their findings, Health Minist...
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LETTER | On the last day of the Dewan Rakyat, Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad announced that the Ministry of Health would launch the “Let's Talk Malaysia” campaign in October 2019.
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PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man is against the government’s plans to decriminalise drug abuse and possession in small quantities.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS hit out at Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad for pushing a controversial initiative to decriminalise drug addicts as well as drug addiction.
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PASIR GUDANG: Johor government is not ruling out the possibility that it was bird droppings that caused the pollution at the SK Tanjung Puteri Resort school here.
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The Health Ministry's Food Safety and Quality Division has begun its investigation into the "smoke candy" that is reported to be sold freely in Sabah towns.