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Community 12 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Perak state records 22 dengue-related deaths last year and will continue to combat menace

THERE were 22 dengue-related deaths in 2014, and the state will continue to combat the menace this year.

Focus 19 May 2015 | 12:00 AM

Suffering in silence

IF LIVING in the city has become too costly for Malaysians, refugees are even more hard hit, especially with the hike in the cost of living following the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Community 17 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

More funds sought for brain research

FUNDING for research on neuro or brain disorders in the country is still lacking, a neuroscientist said.

Community 01 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

‘MBPJ’s rat poison harmful to humans’

THE Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) Health Department has intensified efforts to control the rat population in the Bukit Gasing area.

Community 10 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Cross-border health issues discussed in meeting

MATTERS of joint interest were discussed during the Perak-Yala Sub-Committee Meeting that was held from March 1 to 3 in Taiping.

Community 09 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Providing healthcare for refugees

TWO organisations are ensuring refugees are not overlooked in getting access to healthcare.

Community 29 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

70 students down with food poisoning

YET another food poisoning incident involving school hostels has happened in Perak.

Community 01 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

Centre caring for people with HIV and AIDS receives boost from developer

ONLY bad people get HIV. That was the stigmatisation from the public about HIV patients, and it is because of this perception that the Community AIDS Service Penang (CASP) is finding it difficult to get public donation for the organisation.

Community 15 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

Unhygienic school canteens closed

FOUR boarding school kitchens in the state have been ordered to close for two weeks following a joint enforcement operation by the Perak Health Department held between Oct 10 and 12.

Community 07 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Two-week closure for eateries with rat droppings

AN ice cream eatery, one of the world’s largest franchises, and two well-known cafes in Bandar Baru Klang which offer premium cakes and pastries, were among 14 eateries that the Selangor Health Department shut down for two weeks after rat droppings were found in their premises.