Tag: Health Ministry
He says till May this year, 213 cases were reported, including 68 at government schools and 26 at private schools.
The minister says authorities must pre-empt and debunk nuances and insinuation by critics that Orang Asli women are being forced to take contraceptive injections.
The hotline allows the public to send photographs of those who light up in no-smoking zones.
37 cases in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang have also been confirmed as measles after laboratory tests.
Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says the Starfresh brand is meant for the Singapore market and not sold in Malaysia.
Seven individuals are challenging the health ministry's decision to gazette all places in the country as non-smoking areas from Jan 1 this year.
The health minister says the government will continue to hold dialogues with groups opposing vaccination.
Dzulkefly Ahmad says his ministry has applied to the Public Service Department to increase the quota to overcome the current shortage.
Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye says risk of the virus spreading to Malaysia is low unless individuals have a history of contact with infected animals.
He needs to buck up on engagement with various sectors of the public
Dzulkefly Ahmad says the proposal will be discussed at a pre-Cabinet meeting of the ministry's steering committee.
Deputy minister says authorities are working to set aside the new fee structure gazetted five years ago.
Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye says summonses will be issued to those caught smoking at eateries after the six-month grace period.
This is to ensure that the products fulfil safety regulations.
The association says the proposed Act demonstrates the government's seriousness in discouraging the smoking habit.
Health minister says the sugar tax, in force on July 1, will not apply to restaurants and eating places.
Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye says these are not an organised group.
The medicine containing Losartan can also be returned to suppliers.
The Perak Health Department has found that out of the 860 machines in the state, only 61 have licences.
They include efforts to amend drug control procedures that directly affect treatment costs.
Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye says every vaccine produced goes through a thorough study by qualified physicians.
Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad says the government is committed to preventing any further deaths from these diseases.
Many issues, including the legal aspects, will be taken into consideration.
S Tselvin will now be entitled to her gratuity and pension after the prosecution withdraws its appeal in High Court.