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Malaysia responds to COVID-19 threats through frugal innovations

An emergent, innovative, mixed-method research strategy and tried-and-tested processes were employed to ensure effective solutions for the frontliners and healthcare personnel.

Malaysia joins CEPI donating $3M to advance vaccine R&D

Malaysia’s financial contribution will support CEPI’s programmes focussed on advancing vaccine candidates against its priority diseases

ASTEEL Group donates 2,000 face masks and 8 stands with hand sanitizers to medical frontliners

ASTEEL Group donates 2,000 face masks and 8 stands of hand sanitizers to help medical frontliners safeguard the lives of vulnerable communities.

INVO Bioscience and idsMED Group sign distribution agreement for Malaysia

Malaysia represents a significant addressable market opportunity with approximately 10% of the population suffering from infertility.

Axios, NCSM partner to increase access to oncology care in Malaysia

Through its Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs), Axios supports eligible patients across Malaysia to overcome affordability barriers by assessing their individual ability to pay, allowing for completion of their treatment even if they can’t afford to pay for it in full.

GHA, MSQH team up for medical travel accreditation in Malaysia

The Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program for Medical Travel Services and the Malaysia Society for Quality in Health (MSQH), have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaboration

MHTC Projects 75% Hit To Malaysia 2020 Medical Tourism Revenue

Malaysia’s medical tourism revenue is estimated to decline up to 75 per cent this year during the Covid-19 pandemic from 2019, according to the Malaysian Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC).

Penang CM moots using technology to boost state medical tourism

The Penang government encourages technology in healthcare in a bid to boost medical tourism in the state and the improvement of quality of patient care.

MR D.I.Y. utilises business network to respond to PPE urgent need in Sabah

MR D.I.Y. Group (M) Bhd (MR D.I.Y.) has dispatched 9,000 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) and 20,000 face masks worth RM480,000 to Sabah.

Mediven's COVID-19 PCR test obtains 100% result in international study

Malaysia's Medical Innovation Ventures (Mediven®) achieved 100% concordance for GenoAmp®, its COVID-19 PCR test kit in an international third party evaluation study External Quality Assessment (EQA) / Proficiency Testing (PT) from the UK.

Honeywell emphasises on improving occupants health in Malaysia

Honeywell has recently launched an integrated set of solutions in Malaysia to help building owners improve the health of their building environments, operate more cleanly and safely, comply with social distancing policies, and help reassure occupants that it is safer to return to the workplace.

DoctorOnCall reinstates COVID-19 virtual health advisory

To address the growing number of COVID-19 cases throughout Malaysia, the rising health concerns amongst Malaysians and particularly in Sabah, digital health startup DoctorOnCall has updated services on its platform.

Japanese companies venturing into Malaysia’s digital tech, medical device sectors

After decades of focusing their operations on the electrical and electronics (E&E) sector, Japanese companies are diversifying their huge investments into new areas to reaffirm their confidence in the country as their top choice foreign investment destination.

APFFA's toolkit will assist physicians to aid secondary osteoporotic fractures

The Asia Pacific Fragility Fracture Alliance (APFFA) has launched a comprehensive educational toolkit designed to arm primary care physicians (PCPs) with practical resources to aid the identification

SolBio signs deal with CanSino to distribute COVID-19 vaccine in Malaysia

Malaysia's Solution Biologics Sdn Bhd (SOLBIO), a subsidiary of Solution Group Bhd, has inked a deal with China based CanSino Biologics to distribute Ad5-nCoV vaccine candidate targeting COVID-19 in Malaysia.

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