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Oral health access inequality bites half of the world’s population – report

December 9, 2022
Oral health access inequality bites half of the world's population

According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recently published Global Oral Health Status Report, 45% of the world’s population, or 3.5 billion people, suffer from oral diseases, with three out of every four affected people living in low- and middle-income […]

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Malaysia’s first public-private child care centre opens in Penang

November 25, 2022
Malaysia’s first public-private child care centre opens in Penang

A new public-private child care centre is set to open in Batu Kawan, Penang, in December 2022, borne of a joint partnership between Micron Technology, an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions, the Penang State Government and TalentCorp. […]

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FDA approves artificial meat for human consumption

November 21, 2022
FDA approves artificial meat for human consumption

US regulators have just approved the culture and use of meat made from animal cells – the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) have deemed the meat product safe for humans to eat. The lab-grown invention was developed by Upside […]

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100 million Covid vaccine shots destroyed in India

November 7, 2022
100 million Covid vaccine shots destroyed in Indi

The Serum Institute of India (SII) has decided to dump 100 million doses of their now-expired COVID-19 vaccine. SII, the world’s largest vaccine maker, stopped producing the locally-administered Covishield vaccine in December last year due to low demand. “… people […]

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Survey finds financial burdens hinder the treatment of psoriasis

November 2, 2022
Survey finds financial burdens hinder the treatment of psoriasis

Many Malaysians suffering from psoriasis have said financial woes due to treatment costs influences their adherence to treatment, according to an international joint survey on psoriasis patients in South Korea, Hong Kong, and Malaysia known as the “Psoriasis Patient Access […]

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Sunway Sanctuary upscale senior living facility to open in 2023 in Kuala Lumpur

October 31, 2022

Sunway Healthcare Group (Sunway Healthcare) is set to launch its flagship senior living residence in response to increasing demand for an exclusive and opulent senior living community in the Klang Valley. Sunway Sanctuary is a meticulously designed township with accessibility […]

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Measles cases surge in Africa, worldwide, post-COVID

October 25, 2022
Measles cases surge in Africa, worldwide, post-COVID

Hospitals in remote parts of Africa and more ran out of measles vaccines during the frenzy of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving millions of children unprotected against one of the world’s most contagious diseases. The World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that […]

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Sunway Medical Centre holds symposium for common eye conditions

October 24, 2022
Sunway Medical Centre holds symposium for common eye conditions

While we often assume that a slight discomfort in the eye is something that will come and go, in fact, those tiny pair of monogram balls are more likely informing us about the condition of our eye health. In conjunction […]

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Cataracts and presbyopia correction with Alcon

October 17, 2022
Cataracts and presbyopia correction with Alcon

Cataracts and presbyopia correction with Alcon. HCA Facebook Cataracts and presbyopia correction with Alcon Cataracts and presbyopia correction with Alcon Eyecare specialists at Alcon have conducted a media workshop to educate Malaysians about sight-robbing eye conditions and how best to […]

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WHO, ECDC warm of oncoming COVID wave in Europe

October 13, 2022
WHO, ECDC warm of oncoming COVID wave in Europe

The World Health Organization and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have announced that Europe is likely entering yet another COVID wave, noting an uptick in cases across the region. Despite the COVID pandemic falling on the […]

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