The Health September 2022 - Page 2

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THE HEALTH | SEPTEMBER , 2022

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CONTENTS

p04-06 Local News
• IHH ’ s deal to acquire Ramsay Sime Darby fails
• KPJ Healthcare sells three hospitals for RM192m
• ProtectHealth and MoH set new Malaysian record
p07 Foreign News
• Moderna sues Pfizer , BioNTech for Covid-19 vaccine patent infringement
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Myopia increases during the pandemic Early intervention is key to slowing the progression of myopia in children
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p08-10 Cover Story All set to go global Jardin Pharma wants to tap the immense opportunities for halal pharmaceuticals abroad
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Optometry in the eye healthcare system Transforming and bringing together the optometry industry under a single ecosystem for better eye healthcare service deliverance
Maez Kong Mei Sim
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Utilising local talent Jardin Pharma and IIUM team up for Jardin Pharmabiotic Research Centre
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Doing the Macarena dance The shoulder joint plays a significant role in our daily activities with its ability to provide a considerable range in motion
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Changing perceptions It is crucial to change the public perception of optometrists and their role through education
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Optometric care at its full potential Practicing and delivering best optometric practices lifts the standard of vision care to the community
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Caring for leprosy survivors A dedicated medical and health station provides holistic healthcare services and education for ageing leprosy survivors
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