Day: May 2, 2023

Protection from NCDs crucial to lower premature death’

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of health promotion and screening programmes related to four main types of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) is critical in reducing premature mortality among older adults in Malaysia, says Dr Zaliha Mustafa. The Health Minister said the effort is important as NCDs remain the largest contributor to premature mortality in Malaysia. The four …

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Home ownership boost

KUALA LUMPUR: To reduce homelessness, the government should boost home ownership, especially for the elderly for whom obtaining access to high-quality healthcare has become a major burden because of the rising cost of food and other expenses such as loans and miscellaneous costs that are already taxing their finances. Berjaya Corporation Berhad founder Tan Sri …

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