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Letters 30 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

TB returns with a vengeance

International Tuberculosis Day, which fell on March 24, passed without much media coverage in Indonesia, despite the fact that tuberculosis (TB) is the third deadliest disease in the country, after cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.

Business 25 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Asian private bankers better off

North American and European private banks may have had it rough last year as wealth destruction continued, albeit on a smaller scale compared to 2001, but their counterparts in Asia (ex-Japan) were revelling in it as they bucked the trend, results of a Global Wealth Report show.

Health 11 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

The return of TB

Tuberculosis (TB), a bacterial disease once feared as a deadly scourge and was even referred to as the #8220;White Plague#8221;, has been pushed to the fringes of our minds. Today, few people are fully aware of the symptoms or consequences of TB.

Health 11 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

TB: Through the years

Health 11 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Quick TB facts

AseanPlus News 28 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Cocktail of vaccines for children in China

China has incorporated BCG vaccine, poliomyelitis vaccine, chin cough vaccine, diphtheria vaccine and tetanus vaccine into its planned immunity programme for children, according to Health Ministry officials. Governments of all levels will pay for these vaccines.

Business 12 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ethos gearing to be world-class consultant

BOUTIQUE consultancy Ethos Consulting Sdn Bhd has an impressive list of jobs undertaken although the company has chosen to remain low profile until it got into the much-talked about key performance index (KPI) project for Government-linked companies (GLCs).

Health 21 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Treating the future

The Malaysian Paediatric Association strives to set standards in paediatric care as well as educate the public on health and social issues relevant to the children of the nation.

Letters 28 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Children in danger of new threats

Malaysia#8217;s success in reducing child mortality was highlighted in the recent Unicef global report, #8216;Progress for Children#8217;. However, we continue to face challenges in protecting our children from injuries, abuse and HIV/AIDS, reports IVY SOON.

Health 12 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

TB a global threat

The lung infection tuberculosis poses a major global health threat.