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Malaysian Health Ministry launches I-Dengue website

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Health Ministry Malaysia: Registry on practitioners of aesthetic medicine to be set up

Health Ministry Malaysia: Registry on practitioners of aesthetic medicine to be set up:
MALAYSIA: A national registry on doctors and specialists in aesthetic medicine will be set up to curb allegations of disfigurements or deaths arising from aesthetic procedures performed by incompetent medical and non-medical practitioners.  Medical and surgical specialists will be required to possess a higher qualification and be properly trained in their respective fields before they can have their names included in the National Registry of Registered Medical Practitioners Practising Aesthetic Medical Practice.
These are among new provisions introduced by the Health Ministry in a move to regulate the industry following a significant increase in the number of doctors engaging in this practice.  Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the main objective of the registry was to ensure the safety of aesthetic medical practice in Malaysia.  “In recent years, aesthetic medical practice …

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