Food Security

Food Security means that all people at all times have physical & economic access to adequate amounts of nutritious, safe, and culturally appropriate foods, and that people are able to make informed decisions about their food choices.

It also means that those producing food are able to earn a decent, living wage growing, catching, producing, processing, transporting, retailing, and serving food.

Free breakfast programme: Was the sugar tax a failure?

Revenue from the sugary drinks tax was supposed to fund the free school breakfast programme.

We need to change the way we look at nutrition

The government is already spending billions of ringgit on managing existing cases in the public healthcare system and the predominantly curative approach cannot be sustained.  

Malnutrition: A Growing Emergency

Malaysia is faced with a national emergency thanks to malnutrition. This affects not only healthcare but also the economy. 

Should We Compromise On Quality And Safety Of Health Supplements?

A common question asked by entrepreneurs is when should a product be registered as a drug?

Investing In Good Nutrition Benefits Mental Health

We need to promote policies and practices which actively support and encourage personal and community responsibility for health. 

Need To Clamp Down On Online Sale Of Unregistered Medicines And Supplements

The government must strengthen and update its current regulatory and enforcement framework in order to improve surveillance, consumer safety and protection.

Nutrition is crucial in reducing the risks of NCDs among B40

Most adults in B40 households have to work to make ends meet, leaving limited time or the space to prepare healthy meals.

Dealing With Malnutrition In Malaysia Needs Out Of The Box Thinking

Despite the fact that increasing consumption of healthy food is the most effective approach to addressing malnutrition, such options are becoming increasingly unaffordable and out of reach of lower income households.

A Soda Tax Is Not Going To Solve The Obesity Problem

Earmarking this revenue would help address the shortfall in funding for prevention programmes.

Support PSM’s Proposal For Direct Income Transfers

Crediting RM100 into a woman’s bank account directly each month is an act of encouraging autonomy and empowerment amongst B40 women.

Eliminating roadside stalls will bring hardship

“Taking away this convenience and the ease of doing such small scale businesses, deprives a person from a lower income household to improve their financial situation and contribute towards economic stability.”

Articles

Free breakfast programme: Was the sugar tax a failure?

Revenue from the sugary drinks tax was supposed to fund the free school breakfast programme.

We need to change the way we look at nutrition

The government is already spending billions of ringgit on managing existing cases in the public healthcare system and the predominantly curative approach cannot be sustained.  

Malnutrition: A Growing Emergency

Malaysia is faced with a national emergency thanks to malnutrition. This affects not only healthcare but also the economy. 

Should We Compromise On Quality And Safety Of Health Supplements?

A common question asked by entrepreneurs is when should a product be registered as a drug?

Investing In Good Nutrition Benefits Mental Health

We need to promote policies and practices which actively support and encourage personal and community responsibility for health. 

Need To Clamp Down On Online Sale Of Unregistered Medicines And Supplements

The government must strengthen and update its current regulatory and enforcement framework in order to improve surveillance, consumer safety and protection.

Nutrition is crucial in reducing the risks of NCDs among B40

Most adults in B40 households have to work to make ends meet, leaving limited time or the space to prepare healthy meals.

Dealing With Malnutrition In Malaysia Needs Out Of The Box Thinking

Despite the fact that increasing consumption of healthy food is the most effective approach to addressing malnutrition, such options are becoming increasingly unaffordable and out of reach of lower income households.

A Soda Tax Is Not Going To Solve The Obesity Problem

Earmarking this revenue would help address the shortfall in funding for prevention programmes.

Support PSM’s Proposal For Direct Income Transfers

Crediting RM100 into a woman’s bank account directly each month is an act of encouraging autonomy and empowerment amongst B40 women.

Eliminating roadside stalls will bring hardship

“Taking away this convenience and the ease of doing such small scale businesses, deprives a person from a lower income household to improve their financial situation and contribute towards economic stability.”

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