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World 17 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

WHO over-extended, not performing well enough - chief

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation is not performing well enough across the board because it is over-extended and needs to trim the scope of its operations, WHO Director-General Margaret Chan said on Monday.

Letters 07 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Parents can put end to what is eating authorities

A letter from TAN SRI DR MOHD ISMAIL MERICAN,Health Director-General.

Health 02 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Going into 2011

Trends come and go, but in health, they last longer than most. So it pays to look back in order to look forward.

Nation 21 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

RM90mil set aside to tackle diseases

GEORGE TOWN: A Cabinet committee will be set up to combat non-communicable diseases like cancer, high blood pressure and obesity among Malaysians.

Nation 20 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Committee to tackle non-communicable ailments

GEORGE TOWN: The Cabinet has approved setting up a Cabinet committee to combat non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Nation 19 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ministry to clean up people’s act

BENTONG: A competition may be held to find the most healthy residential areas in the country.

Nation 15 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Liow: Obesity main cause of chronic illnesses

PUTRAJAYA: Being obese and overweight are among the main common risk factors for chronic illnesses or non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Nation 16 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

More activities for awareness on non-communicable diseases

KUALA LUMPUR: Hospital visitors board committees have been urged to organise more activities to raise awareness on non-communicable diseases (NCD).

Health 07 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Let’s hear it for the girls

While reproductive health is central to women's health, other health challenges throughout their life cycle need to be addressed too.

Health 24 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Nutrition information

Global and regional developments onnutrition labelling were discussed in a recent seminar and workshop.