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AseanPlus News 26 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Number of TB patients still too high

B>SINGAPORE:/BThe number of Singaporeans suffering from tuberculosis (TB) has dropped steadily over the years, but is still much higher than in developed countries such as the United States.

AseanPlus News 25 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

Cheaper healthcare for migrants

THE more than four million migrant workers and their family members in Shanghai will have more access to basic medical assistance beginning this year as the metropolis reforms its medical system.

Lifestyle 23 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Soul weight

If the soul has substance, how much would it weigh? One scientist came up with 21g, ERIKA NIEDOWSKI reports.

Nation 27 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Neglected diseases under scrutiny

Researchers and medical experts from Asia, Africa, North and South America and Europe will be in Kuala Lumpur to mobilise research and development efforts for neglected diseases at a two-day workshop from Feb 9.

Letters 26 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Drug rehab needs a revamp

From DATUK ZAINUDDIN A. BAHARI Humane Treatment Home of Selangor

AseanPlus News 16 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Scientists accuse agencies of approving useless malaria programmes

The World Health Organization and other aid agencies are undermining the battle against malaria by funding cheaper and less-effective drugs, contributing to tens of thousands of deaths of children in Africa, researchers asserted.

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

Nation 05 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Groups welcome Suhakam proposals

The National Union of Teaching Profession (NUTP) has lauded the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia's (Suhakam) recommendation to the Government to look into the needs of poor and marginalised communities.