Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Khairy Jamaluddin

Life will be difficult for anti-vaxxers warning

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will take a vigorous approach towards those who refuse to be vaccinated by 'continuing to make their life difficult', said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. However, he said those who cannot be vaccinated due to health reasons...

Those who cannot receive Covid-19 vaccine can apply for special certificate

KUALA LUMPUR: Individuals who cannot be given the Covid-19 vaccine due to medical-related factors can apply for a special digital certificate or vaccination exemption at MySejahtera through the District Health Office (PKD), said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. However, he said,...

Heterologous vaccination method recommended for booster dose

KUALA LUMPUR: A recommendation has been made to the government to proceed with the heterologous vaccination plan or the use of a vaccine different from the original vaccine received by an individual, through the administration of booster doses starting...

Health Minister alerted on clinic’s fire

KUCHING: Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin was alerted over the recent fire which destroyed a government health clinic’s pharmaceutical storeroom at Jalan Masjid, here. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said he had informed the federal minister of the incident and...

MOH to allow husband to accompany wife in labour room

KUALA LUMPUR: Husbands who are fully vaccinated for Covid-19 will be allowed to accompany their wives during childbirth in the delivery room, said Health Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin. He said apart from that, husbands have to be tested negative for Covid-19...

Adopt greater health consciousness

KUCHING: Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has urged the people to be more health conscious while having to live with the Covid-19 virus. He pointed out that awareness on this requires a community engagement approach and it is crucial as the...

Sarawak to accelerate vaccination of adolescents

KUCHING: Sarawak will accelerate the vaccination of adolescents in the state as one of its Covid-19 pandemic strategies. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said thus far the state has already achieved a fairly good coverage on vaccinating its adolescents and assured...

Rapid response task force set up to mitigate pandemic

KUCHING: The Ministry of Health (MOH) has set up a Rapid Response Task Force led by ministry’s deputy director-general Datuk Dr Chong Chee Kheong to look into how to reduce Covid-19 cases in the country particularly Sarawak. Health Minister Khairy...

Sarawak gets additional RM3 million for non-Covid services

KUCHING: The Federal government has approved an additional RM3 million allocation for outsourcing of non-Covid-19 health services for Sarawak. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the additional allocation was to cover non Covid-19 surgeries and reliefs which have been delayed due...

Proposal for Sarawak Cancer Centre submitted to EPU for appraisal

KUCHING: A proposal to set up the Sarawak Cancer Centre will be submitted to the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) for appraisal. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said he supported the move for Sarawak to have its own cancer centre. “As far as...
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