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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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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Digital Health and Non Communicable Disease

The following article was authored by Dr Feisul Idzwan Mustapha and Dr Arunah Chandran for the conference, “The promise of digital health to address non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries” which was convened by Wilton Park on 25 to 27 November 2019 and published in Infomed Malaysia, Issue 32, Jan- March 2020. Introduction “With…

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