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Nation 14 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Pharmacy fined for having illegal drugs

A pharmacy in Bandar Baru Klang was fined RM5,000 Thursday at the magistrate#8217;s court in Klang with possessing five types of drugs which are not registered under the Drug and Cosmetic Control Regulations 1984.

Nation 19 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Security seals for traditional health products

The Health Ministry is awaiting approval on its proposal to have security seals fixed on all traditional health products to distinguish between ministry-approved and non-approved products.

Nation 01 May 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Government orders recall of 346 health products

The Health Ministry has ordered the recall of 346 health products and supplements with immediate effect following the licence suspension of Australia#8217;s largest contract manufacturer of such products #8211; Pan Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Nation 27 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Group worried over sale of illegal drugs

The Malaysian Dietary Supplement Association has voiced its concern over the sale and use of illegal and adulterated drugs.

Nation 05 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

English compulsory for student nurses next year

English will be a compulsory subject for all nursing students next year in efforts to improve proficiency of the language among healthcare workers, Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng said.

Nation 20 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

943 types of illegal drugs seized

A total of 943 types of drugs worth RM774,564.85 which were unregistered or contained dangerous substances were seized in 43 operations carried out by the Perak state Pharmacy Enforcement Unit from January to October.

Nation 16 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Limits on dietary supplements soon

Mandatory guidelines on the recommended dosage for vitamins and minerals will be ready next month to protect consumers from taking too much of these dietary supplements, Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng said.

Nation 19 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Brunei’s Sufri Bolkiah divorces former singer Mazuin Hamzah

After 17 years of marriage, the Sultan of Brunei's brother Pengiran Muda Sufri Bolkiah has divorced his Malaysian wife Pengiran Bini Mazuin Hamzah, a former popular singer and drummer of local group Quinnary M, I>Utusan Malaysia /I>reported.

Nation 11 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

More men turning to illegal sex stimulants

The black market for medical products in the country is growing because more Malaysian men are turning to illegal sex stimulants, said a Health Ministry official.

Nation 15 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Agents lodge report over bonuses

Agents for a bee-pollen-based health food have lodged a police report against the direct sales company distributing the product, alleging that they were not paid bonuses due to them.