[Infographic] Schistosomiasis in the Philippines: By the numbersShared by:
In order to spread awareness about the disease, the DOH has dubbed the month of January as the country’s Schistosomiasis Awareness month. And to help spread the local health department’s cause, MIMS Philippines has prepared an infographic about the disease. Check out the infographic here.
Swallowing Sea Water Poses A Probable Health RiskShared by:
Swallowing sea water can be dangerous when done consistently, as it puts humans at risk of exposure to strains of E. coli that cannot be treated by conventional antibiotics. You may be three times more likely
Philippine Healthcare 2018: DOH’s plans under Dr Francisco Duque III’s leadershipShared by:
When Dr Francisco Duque III assumed the position as the Department of Health (DOH) secretary for the second time last November 2017, he expressed his intent to help bring back the ‘golden era’ of the government agency.
Concerned MOH offers incentives to retain medical specialists in Malaysia’s public sectorShared by:
An annual increase of resignations from the government sector is due to the public-private sector income disparity and lack of prospects for promotion and progress in their career, according to Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam
Malaysian MOH to regulate T&CM practice under new lawShared by:
The traditional and complementary medicine council of the Health Ministry may soon prohibit several traditional treatments due to the lack of scientific evidence, and will mandate practitioners to register their herbs and medicines with the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency.
Junior locum surgeon commits medical blunder by operating on wrong kidneyShared by:
A junior locum surgeon had wrongly removed a patient’s healthy kidney due to a misunderstanding. Despite receiving a filed complaint, the hospital did not take appropriate action—which ultimately led the patient to press charges and sue the hospital for the medical blunder that their doctors have committed.
Dokter zaman ‘Now’ – Potensi bocornya informasi kesehatan pasien melalui media onlineShared by:
Dalam Pasal 16 Kode Etik Kedokteran Indonesia, disebutkan bahwa: "Setiap dokter wajib merahasiakan segala sesuatu yang diketahuinya tentang seorang pasien, bahkan juga setelah pasien itu meninggal dunia."
Trying One Cigarette May Lead To Daily Habit Of Smoking, Study WarnsShared by:
A recent survey revealed that more than two-thirds of people from the developed nations went on to become daily smokers if they tried a cigarette. Data from the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand found 60.3%