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Malaysia : Fear of HFMD Disease Leads To Closure Of 500 Kindergarten Schools

Kuala Lumpur - Nearly 500 kindergarten schools on the island of Borneo have been ordered to close ,after four children , from the eastern Malaysian state of Sarawak// succumbed to the hand, foot and mouth viral disease, according to the reports from the official news agency today. ..Health Minister Chua Soi Lek told reporters that Health officials have ordered immediate closure of 488 schools...

Hand-foot-mouth Disease Outbreak In Malaysia

Malaysia was put on high alert, as 600 new cases of hand-foot-mouth disease were reported in the state of Sarawak on Borneo Island. // ....Deputy head of disaster relief George Chan Hong Nam said that 601 new cases have been reported in the last three days, bringing this year's total to more than 1,500 cases. ...."The people should not take this lightly, as the consequences can be serious," Cha...

Malaysia Struggles to Control Hand, Foot-and-Mouth Disease In Sarawak

An outbreak of hand, foot-and-mouth disease in eastern Sarawak state of Malaysia is causing concern among Malaysian health officials, who are saying that they would shut down all schools in the area to prevent the disease from spreading throughout the country. // ..The virus, which causes the disease, has so far affected more than a thousand children and four have even succumbed to it. "In penin...

Duck a Flu? - Singapore Embargoes Duck Imports from Malaysia

Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) in Singapore has made an announcement, that it is terminating the import of ducks from Perak, in Malaysia, with immediate effect. // This embargo follows the confirmation made by Malaysia's Department of Veterinary Services to the AVA, of H5N1 bird flu outbreak in their State of Perak. ....Nearly 80% of Singapore’s duck consumption needs are met by import...

Malaysia to Beef in Medical Care to Fight against HFMD

In Kuala Lumpur there is an outbreak of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). Eight children have already lost their lives in Sarawak state//. Hence to calm down the situation the state government has worked out a series of preventive measures. It was said that about 187 new cases were reported in five areas of the state, bringing the total number to 5,181. ..There is an indication that HFMD...

Drug Prices Hit The Roof In Malaysia

The Malaysian Health Ministry is taking steps to cap the prices of essential medicines in an attempt to make them more affordable to citizens//. However the problem is that these medicines might cure only 30 to 50 per cent of patients....."We are concerned over the high price of essential medicines and it is time for us to have some form of control over pricing," the health minister said, adding...

Malaysian health minister asks to cut down the intake of sugar

According to the Malaysian Health Minister Chua Soi Lek the people consume increased quantity of sugar than necessary. Hence he requested the people to cut down// their sugar intake to move towards a healthy lifestyle. According to the statistics Malaysians on an average consume about 125 mg of sugar everyday. ..This is extremely high as the health officials say that the body requires just about...

Malaysia Likely To Outlaw Gender Selection Test

Malaysian Health Minister Chua Soi Lek has said that the country could be restricting a fertilization test that allows parents to select their baby's sex//. This is being done for the fear that most potential parents will choose boys. ....'We are not against infertile couples seeking medical treatment to have babies, but they should not choose the sex,' Chua said. But he added that such procedur...

Malaysia Announces Prison term On People Donating HIV-Contaminated Blood

The government of Malaysia have announced on Thursday that it will impose compulsory prison terms on HIV-positive people, who knowingly spread the virus to others by donating blood//. ....The deputy Prime minister Najib Razak, concerned over alarming rise of HIV cases, has announced the government plan to impose prison term on people who donate ....HIV-contaminated blood. Warning that effective...

HIV affected blood donors may be jailed in Malaysia Putrajaya Malaysia

HIV affected blood donors may be jailed in Malaysia Putrajaya Malaysia, The Malaysian government proposes to impose mandatory jail sentence besides a fine on HIV/AIDS// sufferers who falsify information about their condition to donate blood. ....The Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 would be amended to make this provision, Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Mohamed Najib Abdul...

Malaysian Indian Baby Suffering from Rare Disease, Pierre Robin Syndrome

Efforts are on to set up a trust fund for the treatment of a 14-month-old Malaysian Indian baby who is suffering from a rare disease.// ....L. Sreeram, who was born at the University Malaya Medical Centre, is suffering from the rare Pierre Robin Syndrome, according to reports here. The disease is a condition that is present at birth marked by a very small lower jaw (micrognathia). The tongue ten...

Muslims in Malaysia Banned from Using Botox

Muslims in Malaysia have been forbidden to use Botox injections, for cosmetic purposes as it contained prohibited and harmful substances. // ....The National Fatwa Council issued the ban yesterday but permitted the use of the drug for treating medical conditions such as cerebral palsy on the condition that it must be used only when a specialist deems the treatement necessary for patients who do...

Dengue Claims 13 Lives In Malaysia This Month

Dengue fever has claimed 13 lives in barely one month in Malaysia this year, a senior health official said Wednesday//. ..Deputy Health Director-General Ramlee Rahma said five more dengue fever deaths were reported in Selangor state in the third week of this year, bringing the total death toll to 13 nationwide. ..In the third week this January, Malaysia has reported 1,423 suspected cases, of wh...

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Suffers Heart Attack

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad suffered a heart attack Thursday and was admitted to hospital where he has been placed under observation. // ....Mahathir, 81, had complained of mild chest pains on Thursday morning and was then admitted to the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) of the National Heart Institute, the hospital said in a statement released by the official Bernama news agency....

Mosquito-borne Dengue Disease on the Rise in Five Malaysian States

Kuala Lumpur: Five Malaysian states have registered a leap in the number of dengue fever cases in the first week of the year, with authorities fearing that the mosquito-borne// disease could further spread due to the rainy season, reports said Wednesday. ....The north-eastern state of Kelantan registered the highest jump, from 18 cases in the last week of December to 32 cases in the first week...

Ethnic Malays, Indians Sought as Bone Marrow Donors

Singapore: Ethnic Malays and Indians are being sought as bone morrow donors in Singapore, officials said Saturday. // ....The target is to add 5,000 potential donors to the Bone Marrow Donor Programme (BMDP) registry. ....'The odds for a bone marrow match from an unrelated donor of the same ethnic group is one in 20,000,' BMDP president Jane Prior told the Strait Times. ....The group recruited...

Outbreak of New Dengue Strain Feared in Malaysia

A rise in the number of dengue cases in eastern Malaysia has raised fears of an outbreak of a new strain of the viral disease that has affected dozens of children//. A possible outbreak of dengue fever has been detected in Kuantan in Pahang state with at least two-dozen cases reported so far this month. ..Authorities are yet to issue a general alert but checks at a hospital in Kuantan showed th...

Hand-foot-mouth Disease Scare Causes Temporary Shut Down of Malaysian Preschools

Kuala Lumpur - Three Malaysian preschools situated in the eastern Sarawak state of Borneo have been asked to close for a 2 week period, following a hand//, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) scare, state officials said. ....Denying any major outbreak of the disease, state deputy chief minister, George Chan, said, ‘Let me stress this, it is not an outbreak as we are taking the necessary measures. As...

HIV/AIDS Epidemic may Strike Malaysia-experts Warn

Malaysian health officials have doomsday predictions for the country’s health scenario unless drastic measures are taken// to curb HIV/AIDS infection. .. According to statistics released by the health ministry of Malaysia, the country will have a head count of 300, 000 HIV infected person by 2015. ..Of a population of 30 million, 73 thousand are currently infected with the virus. .. The figure...

Malaysia Seeks Help to Set Up Ayurvedic Hospital

Malaysia has sought the help of a premier Jaipur-based institute to introduce ayurveda in their country//. ....A high-level delegation headed by the Malaysian health minister visited the National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA) in Jaipur to check out the academic, research and patient care functions there, NIA officials told IANS here Friday. ....The Malaysian team showed interest in collaborating...

Heart-felt Plea to Malaysian Hospitals

Kuala Lumpur: There is a huge demand for heart surgery in Malaysia. This has increased the pressure on hospitals, especially government hospitals where the waiting// times can be anywhere between two to six months. To tide over the crisis, The Health Ministry has urged the private hospitals to rise to the occasion and provide affordable heart surgery to the poor. ....The ministry will now revie...

Child Vaccines a Key Issue for OIC Forum in Malaysia

The problem of producing life-saving vaccines for children which are permissible under Islam was a key topic for health experts in talks here Tuesday ahead of an inaugural health conference for OIC nations . ......Senior health officials from the Organisation of the Islamic Conference's 57 member nations, along with the UN and other international agencies, met to tackle issues including polio v...

Four Malaysians in Hospital for Bird Flu Checks

Four people are in hospital in Terengganu state after possible exposure to bird flu, Malaysia's health minister said Monday as officials monitored for new outbreaks of the deadly virus. Chua Soi Lek said the four were hospitalised in the eastern state's capital Kuala Terengganu after coming down with fevers and coughs. 'They have had contact with chickens and ducks which had died. ......They ar...

Five Malaysians in Hospital After Bird Flu Outbreak

Five Malaysians are in hospital with flu symptoms after an outbreak of deadly avian influenza among poultry in their village, the health minister said Friday. The five, aged between 11 months and 35 years, are in stable condition. ......All live within 300 metres (328 yards) of the outbreak -- Malaysia's first in more than a year -- on the outskirts of the capital. "They went to the hospital to...

Bird Flu Reappears in Malaysia

An isolated new outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu has been detected among poultry in a village on the outskirts of the Malaysian capital, officials said Wednesday. ...The virus was confirmed late Tuesday night in chickens in the Sungai Buloh area of Selangor state, said Kamarudin Mohammed Isa, head of the disease control section at the Department of Veterinary Services. ..."We wil...

Fast Food Chains Face Ban from Malaysian Children's Television

Malaysia has banned fast-food companies from sponsoring or advertising on children's television programmes to curb the increasing incidence of health problems caused by bad eating habits, news reports said Saturday. ......Health Minister Chua Soi Lek said the cabinet had agreed all fast-food chains be required to detail the cholesterol, fat and sugar content of their products, the Star daily rep...

Malaysian Astronaut to Conduct Cancer Research in Space

Malaysia's first astronaut, involved in a 25 million dollar space programme, will carry out scientific research including a study on the growth of cancer cells in outer space, reports said Wednesday. ......The astronaut would conduct research on cells, bacteria and the crystallisation of protein, said Abdul Rahman Abdul Jamal, director of the Molecule Medical Institute at the National Universit...

Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State

Malaysia will rename a newly-discovered bat-borne virus following an angry protest from the state it was named after, reports said Monday. ......Malaysian and Australian scientists recently announced that they had discovered a virus believed to be carried by bats that causes serious respiratory illness in humans. ......Malaysian health authorities decided to name it "Melaka virus" after it inf...
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