Subsidised dental care to be continued — Minister

PUTRAJAYA: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam assured the public that third class patients and outpatients will continue to enjoy subsidised fees for dental treatment including in health clinics nationwide. He denied claims on social media that dental treatment charges for third class patients and outpatients had increased and said people would continue to…

Outpatient dental service charges remain unchanged

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 2 — Local outpatient dental treatment charges at government hospitals and clinics in the country remain unchanged. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said in this regard, dental filling, scaling and polishing cost only RM2 respectively while tooth extraction, RM1. “Certainly, charge increases are warranted but the government is committed to providing…

Taman Awam dan Taman Negara Sebagai Tempat Dilarang Merokok dan Pemansuhan Peraturan 21 PPPKHT 2004

Bermula 1 Februari 2017, di bawah Peraturan 11(w) dan 11(x), Peraturan-Peraturan Kawalan Hasil Tembakau (PPKHT) Pindaan 2017, Taman-Taman Awam di seluruh Malaysia, Taman Negara yang telah diwartakan di bawah Akta Taman Negara 1980 [Akta 226], Enakmen Taman Negara Kelantan, Enakmen Taman Negara Pahang atau Enakmen Taman Negara Terengganu serta Taman-Taman Negeri seperti di dalam jadual…

Huge hike in dental charges at government clinics?

PETALING JAYA: Ouch, this is going to hurt. Come next month, government dental clinics will charge much more for dental services. According to an internal circular spotted by FMT, tooth extraction will no longer cost RM1, but RM15. Tooth fillings, which cost RM2, will go up to RM25. Scaling, which used to cost RM2, will…

1 Februari Caj Rawatan Pergigian di Fasiliti Kesihatan Kerajaan Masih Terus Diberi Subsidi Yang Tinggi

Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) ingin memaklumkan bahawa Rakyat Malaysia sememangnya telah dan akan terus menerima perkhidmatan kesihatan bersubsidi tinggi oleh Kerajaan di fasiliti-fasiliti kesihatan KKM, termasuk perkhidmatan bersubsidi tinggi bagi pesakit dalam Kelas 3. Kabinet telah memutuskan untuk mengemaskini kadar caj bagi pesakit warganegara di Kelas 1 dan 2 yang terkandung dalam Perintah Fi (Perubatan)…

Majlis Pelancaran Program Ikon Gigi (iGG) Kebangsaan 4 Disember 2016 Dewan Tun Perak, LHDN Melaka

Program iGG telah dimulakan di Melaka Bandaraya Bersejarah pada bulan Mei 2016 dengan 30 orang sukarelawan dari pelbagai peringkat usia dan latar belakang. Para ikon ini diberi latihan terlebih dahulu berpandukan modul penjagaan kesihatan pergigian. Walau bagaimanapun, ikon pergigian ini masih dibimbing dan dipantau oleh fasilitator yang terdiri daripada Pegawai Pergigian. Hasilnya, semenjak program ini…

[Video] Kids teach kids about dental hygiene

Ask your children to sit with you as they watch this and answer any questions they have. This great video gives your kids a chance to learn from other kids some of the best dental health practices.

[VIDEO] Your child’s teething and tooth-loss timeline

Even before your baby was born, tooth buds were developing under his gums. Here’s when pearly whites tend to appear – and when baby teeth fall out to make way for permanent ones. Rest assured that this is a rough guideline. It’s perfectly normal for a baby’s first tooth to show up at 3 months…

Contract jobs an ad hoc measure

Appointing doctors, dentists and pharmacists by contract due to constraints in permanent posts has its pros and cons, said Dr Koh Kah Chai. The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) honorary general secretary said: “The pros are that they will be gainfully employed and will get the prerequisite training. “But the worry is whether they will still be…

Mistaken Identity

SERDANG: A doctor was allegedly tackled to the ground, handcuffed and assaulted by an elite federal police team after being mistaken for a robber. This happened last Friday at Hospital Serdang despite the 28-year-old being in his doctor’s outfit, with a stethoscope around his neck and the hospital identification tag. The raiding police team was…