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Nation 14 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Most TB cases are imported

MOST of the tuberculosis cases in Malaysia are 'imported,' Deputy Health Minister Datuk Dr Abdul Latif Ahmad said, adding that the country was a nation with 'medium-class' incidences of the disease.

Health 01 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Reproductive health issues

The phrase 'reproductive health' may be deceptive, if one were inclined to think of women as purely reproductive vessels. However, reproductive health actually refers to health issues that are related to women's overall wellbeing, and are closely inter-related with freedom of choice, human rights and basic access to healthcare needs.

World 02 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

AIDS is Asia's "silent tsunami", experts say

KOBE, Japan (Reuters) - AIDS is a silent tsunami that threatens all of Asia, but the deadly disease can still be conquered if governments take urgent action now, world health officials said on Saturday.

World 02 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

AIDS is Asia's "silent tsunami", experts say

KOBE, Japan (Reuters) - AIDS is a silent tsunami that threatens all of Asia, but the deadly disease can still be conquered if governments take urgent action now, world health officials said on Saturday.

World 02 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

AIDS is Asia's "silent tsunami", experts say

KOBE, Japan (Reuters) - AIDS is a silent tsunami that threatens all of Asia, but the deadly disease can still be conquered if governments take urgent action now, world health officials said on Saturday.

World 02 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

AIDS is Asia's "silent tsunami", experts say

KOBE, Japan (Reuters) - AIDS is a silent tsunami that threatens all of Asia, but the deadly disease can still be conquered if governments take urgent action now, world health officials said on Saturday.

Community 13 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Close for now, association tells childcare centres

CHILDCARE centres in haze-hit areas have been urged to stop operations until the air quality improves.

AseanPlus News 18 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

100% condom use urged to curb AIDS

As HIV/AIDS continues to spread despite years of efforts to control it, health experts have called for reducing unprotected sex and pushing for higher condom use as 'the final defence against AIDS'.

World 07 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Experts warn of human, financial bird flu toll

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Monday a flu pandemic could cost the global economy as much as $800 billion a year as China called in international health officials to discover whether bird flu had killed a 12-year-old girl.

World 07 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Experts warn of human, financial bird flu toll

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Monday a flu pandemic could cost the global economy as much as $800 billion a year as China called in international health officials to discover whether bird flu had killed a 12-year-old girl.