26 JUNE 2023

Vape: Why is the government ignoring its own data and evidence?

MOH has described the e-cigarettes and vape as a “public health threat”.

15 JUNE 2023

Health White Paper Presents Opportunity For Bold Healthcare Financing Reform

A more sustainable solution such as National Health Insurance should be proposed and supported.

19 APRIL 2023

Pharmaniaga Concession Renewal Decision Major Setback On Health Reforms

Seen as rewarding the company regardless of its performance or the risk it represents.

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12 JUNE 2023

Control of Smoking Product for Public Health Bill 2023: Failure Is Not an Option

Vape and e-cigarettes constitute clear and present public health threats.

1 APRIL 2023

Removal of Liquid, Gel Nicotine Under Poisons Act Is A Disastrous Move

This decision undermines and removes a cornerstone of anti-tobacco policy.

29 MARCH 2023

Proposal to Exclude Liquid or Gel Nicotine Under Poisons Act Is Against Public Health

Already, the nicotine content for vape products available in this country is among the highest in the world.

21 MARCH 2023

Dewan Rakyat Approval of Special Select Committee On Health Welcomed

The need for a PSSC on Health goes beyond providing oversight to and evaluation of the government's management of existing health concerns

17 MARCH 2023

100 Days of Unity Government: B Grade for Health

The Malaysian healthcare system and the health of people in this country are currently in crisis. Urgent action is needed.

1 MARCH 2023

Pharmaniaga Situation – Opportunity For Pharmaceutical Procurement Reform

Reforms include removing dependence on middlemen within the procurement process, which increase the cost of medicines.

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