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More than a million Malaysians are estimated to be carriers of hepatitis virus, and the Health Ministry wants those in the high-risk groups to have their blood tested.
PETALING JAYA: PKR has urged the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) to set up a special unit tasked with identifying “high-risk groups” to avoid a repeat of the incident where a bride was detained during her Hindu wedding ceremony for having a Muslim name.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Surveillance for the HIV virus is weak in most of the world and prevention and treatment programmes often fail to reach high-risk drug users, homosexuals and sex workers, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.
Covid-19: Govt needs to determine which vulnerable, high-risk groups will be given priority for vaccination, says MMA
PETALING JAYA: The government must determine which 20% of Malaysians will be given Covid-19 vaccinations once it is made available in the country, says Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) president Dr N. Ganabaskaran.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry only provides influenza vaccine at its health facilities as a preventive measure for treating patients in high-risk groups, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
High-risk groups, including young children and older adults, are more prone to this vaccine-preventable, highly-contagious respiratory disease.