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Vaksin Empat Dalam Satu

Cuba anda ingat kembali, adakah ketika kecil dulu anda pernah demam campak, cacar air atau beguk? Jika sudah anda adalah orang yang bertuah. Tahukah anda bahawa orang dewasa juga mempunyai risiko mendapat penyakit yang biasanya berlaku pada kanak-kanak dan berita kurang baiknya, pada orang dewasa ia akan lebih teruk.

All four one, one four all

A new vaccine offering more convenient protection against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chickenpox) or MMRV, without the hassle of an extra injection, is now available for children aged nine months to 12 years.

Lessons from the Spanish fl u pandemic of 1918-19

Influenza is often erroneously equated with the common cold. Hence, the myth that it is a relatively mild illness which improves rapidly over 2 to 3 days. Lots of rest, fluids, vitamin C and aspirin are all that is required.

SynflorixTM: The Next Generation Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Recently, a new 10-valent pneumococcal non-typeable Haemophilus in uenzae (NTHi) protein D conjugate vaccine (Syn orixTM) has been licensed in more than 40 countries for the prevention of invasive disease and acute otitis media (AOM) due to pneumococcus in infants and children. Below are highlights from several presentations held in conjunction with the launch of the vaccine.

Pneumococcal Vaccination

The influenza A H1N1 pandemic saw a surge of influenza-like illnesses (ILI) reported around the country and the globe. As of the 28th of November 2009, the Malaysian Ministry of Health (MOH) reported a total of 77 deaths due to ILI.1 Most influenza A H1N1 patients diagnosed in 2009 exhibited mild, self-limiting symptoms like mild fever, cough, sore throat, myalgia, vomiting or diarrhea, but a significant percentage

Health is Wealth - Preventive Healthcare

The adage, 'prevention is better than cure' is the benchmark of best practice in medicine. Routine vaccinations, growth and developmental screening in children and regular medicals in adults are examples of essential healthcare services that help prevents diseases or detect them at an early stage.

Rawat & Rehat

* MPA with the support from Wyeth Aid launched "a gift of love: protect our children's health,vaccinate against pneumococcal disease", a nationwide public education campaign.
* This campaign is a joint collaboration between MPA, Wyeth Aid and 8 hospitals

Beware this disease

Each year, almost one million children worldwide below the age of five are facing death due to pneumococcal disease. According to a report in the New Straits times (Feb. 4, 2008) in Malaysia there were 8207 cases of infant pneumonia in the year 2000 but this number increased to 8573 in 2005.

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