Fatimah: Form working groups to tackle obesity

By The Borneo Post - 1 week, 1 day ago
Welfare, Women and Community Wellbeing Minister Datuk Fatimah Abdullah said working groups must be formed in communities, schools, healthcare facilities and workplaces to educate the people to take action. “Obesity is a growing problem often  ...

MTMD Sibu calls for concerted efforts to wipe out drug abuse

By The Borneo Post - 1 week, 3 days ago
SIBU: The Drug Eradication Action Council (MTMD) of Sibu Division wants concerted efforts from all quarters to eradicate the menace of drug abuse. Sibu Resident Hii Chang Kee said the war against drug abuse should not rest solely on the police and the  ...

Medical fees for first class patients up 50 per cent, second class patients up 25 per cent

By The Borneo Post - 2 weeks ago
KUCHING: Medical fees for first and second class patients at five hospitals in Sarawak – Sarawak General Hospital in Kuching, Sibu Hospital, Miri Hospital, Sarikei Hospital and Bintulu Hospital – have been increased by 50 and 20 per cent respectively ...

'HFMD cases in Sarawak show upward surge'

By The Borneo Post - 2 weeks, 2 days ago
SIBU: The sharp increase in the number of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) cases in the first week of this month is a grave cause for concern, in that it has exceeded the epidemic level. In this respect, there were 414 cases reported “For those ...

每次幾百每週洗3次 劉秀芳:腎病是富貴病

By 星洲网 - 2 weeks, 6 days ago
诗巫肾脏基金会经理刘秀芳表示,该基金会一年的洗肾费用非常昂贵,目前48位洗肾病人需要花费接近200万。因为一个病人一星期需要洗肾3次,每次花费马币200至313不等,一个月洗13次,单单一个人一年的花费就已经是大数目了。所以说,肾病是富贵病,大家要好好爱护自己的肾。 刘秀芳表示,诗巫肾脏基金会上面有董事部,接下来有工委会,之后有行政部与洗肾部门,员工人数为17人。因为肾脏基金会所牵涉的东西很多,所以政府发给经营礼申时进行很严格的管制。每一年的账目必须要经过稽查,所以是非常透明化的,如果有人要看账目,只要到政府注册局付还10令吉,就可以获得一份的账目。诗巫肾脏基金会是注册为一间非营利的慈善团体。 ...

Breastfeeding awareness among mothers still low in Sibu ...

By The Sun Daily - on 09-01-2017
SIBU: Breastfeeding awareness among mothers in Sibu is still low, said Sibu Hospital paediatrician Dr Toh Teck Hock. He said this was reflected with many  ...
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