Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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NGOs to change minds of anti-vax Penans

MIRI: Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) will be roped in to convince anti-vaccine Penans in Ulu Baram to get vaccinated against Covid-19. The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) will also enlist the help of elected representatives in the area. Said Datuk Amar Douglas...

RM60 million for farmers

KUCHING: The state government has allocated about RM60 million to address the concerns voiced out by pepper and oil palm farmers as a result of the limitations and constraints brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. The fund, said Deputy Chief...

Rabies is fatal but 100% preventable

KUCHING: Rabies is always fatal but it is 100 percent preventable by vaccinating both animals and humans. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said although rabies is fatal once clinical signs appear, rabies is preventable through three proven...

Over 200k dogs vaccinated since rabies outbreak in 2017

KUCHING: The Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) has vaccinated a total of 8,210 dogs against rabies up to Sept 22 this year. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said that the cumulative number of dogs vaccinated since...

RM7 million to fight rabies in Sarawak

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has approved an allocation of RM7.07 million for rabies control and eradication programmes this year, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. He said the state government is serious in eliminating rabies and has...

Virtual assessment centres to speed up Covid-19 testing

KUCHING:  Virtual Covid-19 Assessment Centres (CAC) will be established in Kuching, Sibu, Bintulu and Miri to speed the Covid-19 testing and isolation process. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin added that the virtual CACs would be set up in these major cities...

Sarawak’s high Covid death toll yesterday due to backlog in cases

KUCHING: The highest daily death toll of 20 cases recorded in Sarawak yesterday was due to a backlog in cases and did not reflect the real situation in the state. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said of...

Jab for teens under 18 starts Wednesday

KUCHING: Sarawak is now finalising preparations to vaccinate teens under 18 to protect them from the Covid-19. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas on Sunday (Sept 5) said the vaccination was expected to begin this...

Three African Swine Fever control areas in Sarawak

KUCHING: Three divisions in Sarawak — Limbang, Kapit and Miri — have been declared as the African Swine Fever (ASF) control areas. Deputy Chief Minister and Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah declared this following the...

RM60 mln for smallholders to buy fertiliser

KUCHING: The Sarawak government has allocated RM60 million to help oil palm and pepper smallholders statewide purchase fertiliser. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said for many smallholders, the commodities were their primary sources of income. However, they depended...
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NGOs to change minds of anti-vax Penans

MIRI: Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) will be roped in to convince anti-vaccine Penans in Ulu Baram to get vaccinated against...
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