Tag: Malaysia

Is It Time to Introduce Pneumococcal Vaccine to the National Immunization Programme in Malaysia?

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Globally, Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) has already been established as one of the leading causes of death among children under five years old. Since S. pneumoniae is a vaccine preventable disease, many countries have begun to address

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Realizing The Burden Of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease In Developing Countries

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 1.6 million people die from pneumococcal disease every year. The vast majority of its victims come from developing countries.

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Quality-of-Life Among Non-Prescription Medicine Consumers – Are They Different?

Penang, Malaysia – The study “Health-Related Quality of Life among Nonprescription Medicine Customers in Malaysia” was motivated by the significant increase of non-prescription medicines consumption that may have serious consequences on the individual and collective health of the population.

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