The Government will offer incentives to attract doctors and hospital staff to work in islands and remote areas. Health Minister Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek said the incentives would be in the form of special allowances and offers of scholarships to further their studies.
VARIOUS health-related issues, from sex education to the proposed National Health Insurance, will take centre stage at a conference organised by the Asian Institute for Development Communication (AIDCOM) in August.
STRONG emphasis on innovation and increased focus on emerging markets have been identified by Royal Philips Electronics president and CEO Gerard Kleisterlee as two key ingredients for the company#146;s success.
Telemedicine is still in the early stages in Germany. But electronic monitoring of people's pulse, blood sugar, blood pressure and weight could soon make life easier for many sick people and may even save lives.
Prince Court Medical Centre, which has received an international accreditation, expects to ride on medical tourism for growth following interests from overseas patients in quality healthcare services in Malaysia.