The number of Covid-19 cases worldwide is growing out of control but Malaysia continues to record single-digit cases daily.
Former Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad is hopeful that pneumococcal vaccination will be given due attention now that the Covid-19 curve appears to have been flattened.
One wonders if any steps have been taken to improve health services for prisoners in Malaysia following Human Rights Commission of Malaysia’s survey highlighting issues in Malaysian prisons in 2017.
The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) recognises a recent plea by general practitioners (GPs) to harmonise their consultation fees but wants patients to be given the liberty to purchase medicines from community pharmacists, adding its members can play a big role in being part of primary healthcare service.
The recent death of yet another young child from diphtheria, an easily preventable disease by immunisation, is a national tragedy, writes senior consultant paediatrician Datuk Dr Amar Singh HSS.
Sugar tax can help combat high intake among children.
Tan Sri Dr M. Mahadevan: The biggest depression in the world is when a man loses in politics. It’s even worse than going through a divorce or losing a loved one.