Dobbs Roundup Week of 16/6/2014 – 20/6/2014)
Picks of the week from the Forums
MOH to restructure Medical Certificate System
MOH plans to put in place a system to tackle fake MCs and medical absenteeism. Will it work?
Prophylactic corticosteroids – any guidelines
@mrnginbox had a question about prophylactic steroids for contrast MRI scans. Dobber radiologists answer.
Dad puts sons through med school – then himself
Inspiring news in case you missed it
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Permitting family members to observe CPR
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June 19 10:03
KUALA LUMPUR, There is new hope for brain tumour patients as a new technology of laser to treat brain cancer is now available in Malaysia, offering them painless, incision-free stereotactic surgeryMore info »
June 18 13:35
SUVA, Over 90 percent of Fiji’s beverage industry has made a commitment to reduce non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in response to the government’s efforts to curb health problems, Xinhua news agency reportedMore info »
June 17 18:30
SHAH ALAM, Dengue cases in Selangor are increasing at an alarming rate with 1,101 cases recorded from January to June 15, compared with 265 cases for the same period last year.More info »
June 17 13:19
HANOI, A company run by Japanese ophthalmologist Tadashi Hattori and partners will set up a base hospital in the Vietnamese capital, Japan’s Jiji Press news agency reported.More info »
June 17 17:16
KUALA LUMPUR – Health Ministry (KKM) plans to restructure the medical certificate (MC) system to detect counterfeit or fake medical leave issues that have been highlighted by the press recently.More info »
June 16 18:01
SINGAPORE, A drug giant has achieved breakthroughs in the development of a dengue vaccine which could be ready by the end of next year, Xinhua news agency reports citing local mediaMore info »
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