Report for Webinar and Launching of the World Salt Awareness Week 2021

Pengambilan garam yang berlebihan meningkatkan risiko menghidap penyakit hipertensi dan seterusnya jika tidak terkawal boleh menyebabkan penyakit kardiovaskular, strok dan kegagalan buah pinggang. Pengurangan pengambilan garam merupakan salah satu intervensi utama yang sangat kos efektif dalam pencegahan dan pengawalan penyakit tidak berjangkit (NCD). Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia telah menetapkan sasaran untuk mengurangkan pengambilan garam dalam kalangan…

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Parents need to be role models

It’s not uncommon in Malaysia, to see a parent walking around with their children while smoking or vaping. As parents ourselves, we are strong advocates that adults need to be positive role models for the younger generation. It broke our hearts to read a recent article  that reported about a woman who allegedly encouraged her…

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Vaccine Hesitancy

As a mother of three young children and a public health doctor as well, the first reported case of polio shocked me. We have not had a polio case in Malaysia for 28 years. Just weeks after the first reported case, we hear the devastating news of two more unvaccinated children falling ill due to…

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World Salt Awareness Week, Minggu Kesedaran Garam Sedunia 2022 – Fact Sheet

Minggu Kesedaran Garam Sedunia 2022 disambut pada 14 Mac – 20 Mac 2022 bertemakan “Shake The Habit” / “Tak Masin Tu OK!”. Kajian pengambilan garam dalam kalangan rakyat Malaysia (MyCoSS, 2019) mendapati bahawa purata pengambilan garam adalah melebihi daripada saranan iaitu sebanyak 7.9 gram sehari atau bersamaan dengan 1.6 sudu teh, berbanding saranan yang telah…

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