Saturday, October 23, 2021

MMA

Body calls for audit on online health services

KUCHING: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has called upon the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) and the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) to conduct an audit on online healthcare services to safeguard patients. MMA president Prof Datuk Dr Subramaniam Muniandysaid this...

Consider non-Sarawakian doctors in state too

KUCHING: Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) Sarawak has proposed that besides Sarawak-born doctors, the Health Ministry (MoH) should also consider giving permanent posts to non-Sarawakian doctors presently serving in the state and who are married to Sarawakians. “These doctors are likely...

Postpone non-urgent travel to Sarawak

KUCHING: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) Sarawak has urged those who want to travel to the state to do so only if necessary in view of the ever-present Covid-19 pandemic. Its chairman Dr Teh Siao Hean said it might be...

Vaccine is for prevention, not cure

KUALA LUMPUR: The Covid-19 vaccine, which is expected to be available in the first quarter of next year, is not for treating the infection but rather as protection against the disease, said the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) president Prof...

Focus on Sabah’s healthcare, no need to declare emergency

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has urged the federal government to speed up the emergency funds and all related aid needed to mitigate the situation in Sabah which is in dire need of help in its fight...

Detailed study needed on govt clinic new shift system

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) today urged the Ministry of Health (MOH) to conduct a more detailed study on the new shift system at all government clinics before implementing such a move. Its president, Dr N Ganabaskaran said...

No to ‘balik kampung’

KUCHING: The Malaysia Medical Association (MMA) Sarawak branch urged the public to stay where they are and refrain from returning back to their hometown or villages in light of the upcoming festive season. It said that any spike in cases,...

Be vigilant, MMA reminds public

KUCHING: Malaysia Medical Association (MMA) Sarawak branch has reminded the public to be vigilant all the time despite the reduced number of Covid-19 cases in the state and a relaxation of the movement control order (MCO). “Elderly people, obese and...

Set up diagnostic test centres

SIBU: Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) Sibu has suggested that the state government set up diagnostic test centres throughout the state to combat the spread of Covid-19. Chairman Dr Wong Chya Wei told a press conference yesterday said according to the State Disaster Management Committee,...

MOH praised for effectively handling Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has applauded the Ministry of Health’s effectiveness in handling Covid-19 in the country. Its president Dr N. Ganabaskaran said the ministry's quick response in surveillance efforts and infectious disease control as well as providing reports from...
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Proposal to rename new Sri Aman Hospital

KUCHING: The new 108-bed Sri Aman Hospital, which is expected to be completed by year end, should be renamed...
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