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AseanPlus News 06 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

China to ban trade in human organs

China plans to issue regulations banning the trade in human organs, state media said yesterday, quoting a senior health official.

Nation 29 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Five orang asli children die of mysterious illness

A mysterious illness has claimed five young orang asli lives in theI/I>Bertam Valley in the Cameron Highlands over the past month.

AseanPlus News 15 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Getting info to curb HIV

SINGAPORE may introduce legislation empowering health workers to ask HIV patients for information on their sexual partners, a senior health official said in remarks published yesterday.

Letters 06 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Tackling AIDS with generic drugs

By Martin Khor

AseanPlus News 17 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Hong Kong warned of diseases spreading from China

A top Chinese health official warned yesterday of the increased risk of infectious diseases such as SARS and bird flu jumping the border next year as more Chinese travel to the southern city for work and play.

Nation 01 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Council rewards retiring Malacca City Council workers

For the first time, a total of 26 long-serving Malacca City Council workers are being given a pleasant trip overseas at the end of their working life, at the expense of the council.

Health 16 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Do Malaysian seniors need a PUSH?

PUSH is primarily as an outreach programme, the researchers collect data, hoping results would bolster the case for providing exercise services to the elderly.

Nation 27 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Signs of food poisoning in orang asli children

Tests have shown that one of the four orang asli children who died under mysterious circumstances had salmonella infection, which is one of the most common causes of food poisoning.

Nation 18 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Pact with Brunei to develop six health sectors

Health authorities of Malaysia and Brunei have identified six health and medical sectors to be given greater emphasis in terms of joint venture research and information sharing.

AseanPlus News 17 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Thai plans fall apart as virus reappears

Thailand's hopes of following Japan in declaring a swift end to its huge bird flu crisis were dashed yesterday as the virus which has killed 20 Asians reappeared in eight areas where it had been thought vanquished.