Four reasons why Malaysia’s healthcare system is ailing

Jun 24, 19 Four reasons why Malaysia’s healthcare system is ailing

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Patients waiting even during the lunch hour at the BM General Hospital Privatisation has not led to any appreciable savings but has worsened problems like the brain drain from government hospitals, says Jeyakumar Devaraj. Health, which is a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing, and not merely the absence of...

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Four urgent ways to tackle Malaysia’s obesity problem

Jun 24, 19 Four urgent ways to tackle Malaysia’s obesity problem

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Obesity is a complex problem that requires a multifaceted solution, says Noor Asmaliza Romlee. The Eid al-Fitr season has just ended and once again, we were bombarded by deliciously addictive sugary and food high in saturated fat content at open houses. Yum! The charm of Raya or any other festive seasons lies in gatherings of...

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The Impact Doctor: A Day in the Life of Devi Shetty

May 16, 19 The Impact Doctor: A Day in the Life of Devi Shetty

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Devi Shetty is chairman and founder of Narayana Health, a low-cost hospital network in India that brings high-quality, affordable healthcare to the masses. Founded in 2000, it now has 49 hospitals and care facilities across India, plus a hospital in the Cayman Islands, and about 17,000 direct employees. The company listed on the...

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Daily exercise does work

May 09, 19 Daily exercise does work

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Sporting activities can improve senior citizens’ physiological and psychological wellbeing. By C.SATHASIVAM SITHERAVELLU, S. NATASHA – May 8, 2019 @ 12:13am REGULAR physical activity improves physical and mental functions, as well as reverses effects of chronic disease to keep senior citizens mobile and independent. Despite...

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Healthcare: The right prescription

May 04, 19 Healthcare: The right prescription

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Tech advancements are creating new opportunities in healthcare with artificial intelligence, blockchain, and data analytics leading the way.  By DEBOJYOTI GHOSH AND ASHISH GUPTA,  May 1, 2019 11 min read   Ranjan Pai, chairman of Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG), had a simple...

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