Private hospitals to be ‘baby-friendly’

PUTRAJAYA: Private hospitals will be assisted in obtaining the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) accreditation, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. Dr Dzulkefly said the ministry was seeking to promote the BFHI among private hospitals, as only 19 out of 175 private hospitals in Malaysia had obtained the accreditation. All government hospitals, including 130…

Jadikan vaksin syarat daftar sekolah

Kematian disebabkan jangkitan difteria (akut pernafasan) di Johor Bahru, boleh dihindari jika mangsa dipercayai dijangkiti bakteria Corynebacterium diphtheriae mendapat suntikan disarankan Kementerian Kesihatan menerusi Program Imunisasi Kebangsaan (NIP). Laporan awal kementerian menyatakan, mangsa kanak-kanak perempuan berusia 14 bulan, tidak menerima sebarang suntikan. Walaupun kita bersimpati dengan keluarga Allahyarham, tindakan ibu bapa enggan menghantar anak mendapatkan…

Disabling Barriers, Enabling Joy

Coach Sunny Shalesh and his wife, Raaginee make it their biggest goal to empower and bring joy to the lives disabled children through sports. Coach Sunny Shalesh and his wife, Raaginee make it their biggest goal to empower and bring joy to the lives disabled children through sports.

40th MPA Annual Congress

 Missed the 40th MPA Annual Congress earlier this month? Catch a few opening clips from the event, including the officiation by HRH Raja Permaisuri of Perak, Tuanku Zara Salim and Health Minister, Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. Missed the 40th MPA Annual Congress earlier this month? Catch a few opening clips from the event, including the…

Vaksinasi cegah penyebaran penyakit

UJIAN sampel cecair hidung merupakan salah satu cara untuk mengesan jangkitan influenza. TENGAH malam itu Noreen Azliza Norzlan, 33, tersedar daripada lena apabila dikejutkan anaknya yang mengadu tubuhnya berasa sejuk. Ironinya, apabila disentuh, badan kanak-kanak berusia 11 tahun itu begitu panas dengan suhu mencecah 39 darjah Celsius. Dia juga berada dalam keadaan sedikit menggigil. Bimbang…