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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention A digital illustration of the coronavirus shows the crown-like appearance of the virus.

Coronavirus emergency: here’s what we know so far

Posted: February 3, 2020 at 10:58 pm   /   Health, News, Newsletter

A new strain of coronavirus (officially named COVID-19), which has caused respiratory diseases in China, and spread to 24 other countries, has been declared a public health emergency of international […]

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Map of affected area around the Rl volcano

MERCY Malaysia deploys team in aid of Taal Volcano Eruption

Posted: January 18, 2020 at 3:48 pm   /   Newsletter

  With Taal Volcano in the district of Batangas, Luzon Island, Philippines, being on Alert Level 4 since Sunday, MERCY Malaysia deployed a 4-man team to provide humanitarian assistance to […]

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POSTPONEMENT OF THE 10th ASEAN PARA GAMES PHILIPPINES 2020

Posted: December 20, 2019 at 12:11 am   /   News, Newsletter

MAJ. GEN. OSOTH BHAVILLAI, President of ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF)   The ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF), Southeast Asia’s Para sports governing body, expresses its concern over the situation […]

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A cake cutting ceremony as Bayer celebrates 10 years of managing healthy hearts for Malaysians. (L-R: Associate Professor Dr Sazzli Kasim, Head of Cardiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Technology MARA; Dr Kenneth Sim, Country Medical Director, Bayer Pharmaceuticals Division, Singapore & Malaysia; Dr Feisul Idzwan, Consultant Public Health Physician & Deputy Director, Non-communicable Disease, Ministry of Health, Malaysia)

BAYER LAUNCHES HEALTHY HEARTS, HEALTHY AGEING MALAYSIA REPORT

Posted: December 8, 2019 at 8:54 am   /   News, Newsletter

Bayer Co. (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Bayer) today commemorated its 10 years of managing healthy hearts for Malaysians with the launch of the Healthy Hearts, Healthy Aging Malaysia Report.   The […]

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Fare exemption for persons with disabilities using Prasarana services this weekend

Posted: December 3, 2019 at 7:19 am   /   Newsletter

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 3 — In conjunction with the 2019 National Disability Day, a person with disabilities together with a companion, will be given fare exemption on Dec 7 and 8, […]

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Building Girls’ Self-esteem through Reading

Posted: November 26, 2019 at 3:48 pm   /   Newsletter

  From beauty commercials to airbrushed fashion models to the latest fad diet, unrealistic beauty expectations bombard girls relentlessly, chipping away at their self-esteem. It is no wonder that growing […]

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Muhammad Darwisy learns the techniques of Outdoor Photography from a trainer with the help of a sign interpreter

Photography skills training for Malaysian Abilympians

Posted: October 26, 2019 at 2:52 pm   /   Newsletter

  Abilympics Malaysia begun its series of training sessions for three participants (“Abilympians”) who will represent the country in the Outdoor Photography and Studio Photography skills categories at the 10th […]

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URGENT NEED FOR REVIEW OF THE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (PWD) ACT, 2008

Posted: October 2, 2019 at 1:49 am   /   News, Readers' Write

LETTER TO EDITOR Leave No One Behind, Leave No Persons with Disabilities Behind! 1 October 2019 – The Persons with Disabilities (PwD) Act, 2008 fails to protect and uphold the […]

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All schools in M’sia to operate as normal tomorrow

Posted: September 23, 2019 at 8:08 pm   /   Newsletter

All schools in the country will be operating as normal tomorrow (Sept 24 ) following the improvement in the haze situation. The Education Ministry in a statement said any changes […]

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picture of Abilympians at MCR fund raising hi tea

15 Malaysians with disabilities to vie for gold at the 10th International Abilympics Russia in 2020

Posted: June 26, 2019 at 3:31 am   /   News, Newsletter

The Malaysian Council for Rehabilitation (MCR) organised a High Tea event themed, ‘International Abilympics Hi-Tea’ recently at the Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur to raise funds for the 15 participants […]

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