9 MAY 2024

Sugar Should No Longer Be A Controlled Item Under PCAP Act 2011

Malaysia currently has one of the lowest sugar prices in the world. This is not something to be proud of.

1 APRIL 2024

Nicotine Vape Delisting: A Health Minister’s Legacy

Concerns and warnings were noted, but not heeded.

14 MARCH 2024

World Kidney Day 2024: Malaysia Is On The Brink of A Kidney Disease Crisis

More than 5 million of the Malaysian population are living with chronic kidney disease.

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15 MARCH 2024

Proposed Amendments of Citizenship Provisions Will Worsen Health inequities

This policy could dramatically increase health security risk and vulnerabilities.

15 DECEMBER 2023

Passage of Bill Strengthens Anti-Smoking and Anti-Vape Efforts

Possible to impose regulations and restrictions on vape and e-cigarettes similar to those for cigarettes and tobacco products.

12 DECEMBER 2023

Galen Centre Welcomes Datuk Seri Dr. Dzulkefly Return As Health Minister

He will need to make tough decisions to ensure that the quality and coverage of healthcare is accessible to all who need it.

30 NOVEMBER 2023

Dewan Rakyat Passage of Anti-Smoking Bill Leaves Bitter Taste

The nicotine vape gap will also finally be on its way to being plugged.

20 NOVEMBER 2023

AG’s Position On GEG Provisions Is A Whiplash Moment

The government has two options before it.

13 OCTOBER 2023

BUDGET 2024: Health Gets A Major Shot In the Arm But Is It Enough?

At RM 41.2b, health under the proposed 2024 budget is 13.5% higher than this year.

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