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Malaysia against Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

The Sun Daily reports Malaysia is against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) which seeks to extend the patent periods of medicines by foreign companies. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the agreement, which is being negotiated among eleven

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No Lift Day

It’s the stairs only, for once a week, even if your hospital has 10 stories, as the Health Ministry introduces “No Lift Day” PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry will be introducing a “no lift day”, whereby staff members from the minis­try’s

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A bitter pill to swallow

The Sun posts a news article alleging inflated costs of drugs procured by the Ministry of Health due to “middlemen” Sources have told theSun that procurement of pharmaceuticals to the ministry is done through local tendering agents – at an

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