Topic: Noor Hisham
Haze: Increase in asthma, conjunctivitis cases
The worsening haze situation has led to a sharp increase in asthma and conjunctivitis cases nationwide based on checks at 31 sentinel clinics, director-general of Health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said.
‘Suicide cases on the rise’
PETALING JAYA: Suicide among teenagers aged 13 to 17 is on an upward trend, with thoughts of suicide rising from 7.9% in 2012 to 10% in 2017, the Health Ministry’s National Health and Morbidity Study found.
Health DG delivers prestigious lecture in Poland
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia through Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah had the honour on Monday to deliver the Martin Allgower Lecture at the 48th World Congress of Surgery (WCS) 2019, i...
46-year-old dad with rabies dies
PETALING JAYA: A 46-year-old man who was infected with rabies has died in Kuching, says the Health Ministry.PETALING JAYA: A 46-year-old man who was infected with rabies has died in Kuching, says the Health Ministry.
Health DG: Be careful over haze
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 — Following the emergence of the haze in several areas of the country caused by forest fires in Indonesia, Ministry of Health has advised the people to cut down on outdoor physic...
15 malaria cases reported among Orang Asli children
PUTRAJAYA: Fifteen cases of malaria, all involving Orang Asli children, have been reported in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, and the cause of the outbreak is being investigated, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Two brands of bottled water taken off shelves
KUALA LUMPUR: The health ministry has ordered Starfresh and Water Funs brands of bottled drinking water to be taken off the shelves after they were found to be contaminated by Pseudomonas aeruginosa b...
29 treated for breathing difficulty in Pasir Gudang
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 29 individuals from around Pasir Gudang suffering from breathing difficulty have been treated at Hospital Sultan Ismail (HSI) in Johor Bahru since yesterday, says Health direc...
Rabies toll hits 17 after death in Sarawak
KUALA LUMPUR: A 26-year-old man from Kuching has died of rabies, bringing the total to 17 deaths from the time the outbreak nationwide was announced on July 1 last year, says the Health Ministry.
S'wak man dies of rabies, taking death toll to 17
KUALA LUMPUR: A 26-year-old man from Kuching, Sarawak infected with rabies has died, making it a total of 17 deaths since the outbreak was announced on July 1 last year, says the Health Ministry.
New rabies case in Sarawak
KUCHING: One new case of rabies infection on human has been confirmed in Sarawak, bringing to 17 the number of rabies cases, with 16 deaths, reported in the state since the outbreak of the disease in ...
Health DG: New rabies case recorded in Sarawak
KUCHING, May 30 ― One new case of rabies infection on human has been confirmed in Sarawak, bringing to 17 the number of rabies cases, with 16 deaths, reported in the state since the outbreak of the ...
Paying for private patients
I REFER to the letter “Protect private care patients” (The Star, April 4) by Datuk Dr S. H. Lee and the response from Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, “Patients free to cho...
Three diphtheria victims stable
JOHOR BAHRU (March 5): The three diphtheria patients in the state are now in stable conditions, said State Health director Dr Selahuddeen Abd Aziz.
Three diphtheria victims stable
JOHOR BARU: The three diphtheria patients in the state are now in stable conditions, said State Health director Dr Selahuddeen Abd Aziz.