The Impact of Noncommunicable Diseases and their Risk Factors on Malaysia’s Gross Domestic Product

The report was primarily written by Alfred Deakin Professor Marj Moodie (lead investigator), Huong Ngoc Quynh Tran and Jaithri Ananthapavan from Deakin Health Economics, Institute of Health Transformation, Deakin University for the Ministry of Health Malaysia and World Health Organization (WHO) Representative Office for Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore. Additional contributors were Dr Ying-Ru Jacqueline…

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World Heart Day 2021 – Fact Sheet

Sempena sambutan Hari Jantung Sedunia 2021, Fact Sheet telah disediakan oleh pihak KKM untuk digunakan dalam aktiviti advokasi kesedaran berkaitan penyakit jantung. In conjunction with the celebration of World Heart Day 2021, a Fact Sheet has been prepared by the MOH to be used in awareness advocacy activities related to heart disease. Lembaran Fakta Hari…

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National Diabetes Registry Report 2020

Dramatic reductions in outpatient visits and laboratory testing early in the COVID-19 pandemic raised concerns about gaps in diabetes management and glycaemic control globally This report presents treatment, complication, and the clinical outcome for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients nationwide for the year 2020 that was derived from the Malaysian National Diabetes Registry in comparison…

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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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Burden of NCDs in Malaysia & making the economic argument

Dr Feisul Mustapha delivered a short presentation titled ‘Burden of NCDs in Malaysia & making the economic argument’ during the webinar in conjunction with the launch of the publication of the document “The impact of noncommunicable diseases and their risk factors on Malaysia’s gross domestic product” with Deakin Health Economics, Institute of Health Transformation, Deakin…

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