Mandatory tender offer: Malaysia ’s IHH Healthcare seeks further advice to determine next course of action
IHH had won a bid for a 31% stake in Fortis in 2018, which triggered an open offer for another 26% as per Indian regulations. Minority shareholders of Fortis would have had the right to tender their shares at a fixed price during this period. However, it could not be triggered. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An empirical study of physical activity and sports affecting mental health of university students - Congsheng L, Kayani S, Khalid A.
Physical activity (PA) and sports are extremely essential elements for physical and mental health among adolescents. Around 30% of 16  years old and above in Malaysia have mental health issues. For this purpose, 512 university students from Malaysia were ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Officials: Navy bribery case fugitive tried to get to Russia
SAN DIEGO — A Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard" who orchestrated one of the largest bribery scandals in U.S. military history has been arrested in Venezuela after fleeing... #briberycasefugitive #fatleonard #malaysian #sandiego #defensecontractor (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Personality and walkability: predicting walking behaviour in urban settings using the higher order factors of the Big Five amongst Malaysian adults - Bashri AS, Amat RC.
Walkability has now been a popular policy to be adopted in the city centre as traffic congestion and inefficient public transportation have affected the mobility of the urban users prior to the pandemic. The pandemic has paved more efforts to improve the d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Evaluation of school children crossing facilities and traffic conflicts in the vicinity of schools in Selangor - Shabadin A, Mohamed Jamil H, Poi Wai Hoong A, Hamidun R, Roslan A, Ishak SZ, Nemmang MS.
Half of the world's road traffic deaths involve vulnerable road users--pedestrians, motorcyclists, and cyclists. In Malaysia, there are several strategies introduced to improve the road safety level of school children. However, crashes involving school chi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Achieving an active lifestyle within a walkable environment: assessment of before and during the COVID-19 pandemic - Bilyamin SFI, Rani WNMWM, Wahab MH.
Having an active lifestyle has been regarded as one of the main factors for maintaining a healthy and happy life. However, previous studies have pointed out that most Malaysian adults are reported to be physically inactive due to lifestyle changes such as ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Local community knowledge for flood resilience: a case study from east coast Malaysia - Kamarudin KH, Rashid MF, Chong NO.
Malaysia as a tropical climate country is vulnerable to dreadful climate change events; particularly floods. These frequent occurrences of floods severely affect one or other parts of the country. In reducing disaster risk and strengthening local initiativ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Control over driving behaviour and accident involvement: a case among young drivers in Malaysia - Harith SH.
Human factors specifically, perceived behavioural control (PBC) is among the accident causation factors leading to risky driving behaviour among young drivers. Therefore, this paper aims to investigate the relationship between PBC and young drivers' risky ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Malaysia's former first lady Rosmah found guilty of bribery
A Malaysian court found Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, guilty on Thursday of seeking and receiving bribes in exchange for government contracts, just days after her... #rosmahmansor #najibrazak (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biocon Biologics receives observations from USFDA: Biocon
The USFDA conducted three on-site inspections of Biocon Biologics' seven manufacturing facilities spanning two sites in Bengaluru, India and one at Johor, Malaysia, Biocon said in a regulatory filing. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 31, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Jail will be tough for ex-Malaysian leader Najib, who's used to a 7-star hotel lifestyle, says Anwar
Former Prime Minister Najib, charged for his role in the embezzlement of billions of dollars from 1MDB, lost his appeal against his jail sentence on Monday. #najib #anwar #primeminister #exmalaysian #1mdb (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From PM to prison: Malaysia's Najib feels alone and overwhelmed by'betrayal '
Having played golf with U.S. presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama, former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak will now count convicted murderers and drug traffickers as neighbours. #presidents #neighbours #barackobama #najibrazak #donaldtrump #murderers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A legal review between impacts of child sexual abuse and criminal compensation order in Malaysia - Izmi Izdiharuddin B Che JM, Nadzriah A, Rafizah AH.
In Malaysia, child sexual abuse issues ("CSA") is prevalent even during the Covid- 19 pandemic. In addition, there are numerous social and health issues against child sexual abuse victims ("CSA victims") as it is associated with short and long-term impacts... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Global Public Investment: Time to Build the Movement Now
By David McCoyKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug 17 2022 (IPS) Global Public Investment. A short and simple phrase. But one that means so much. At its most basic, GPI means public money being used to invest in goods and services that are of global benefit. There is no shortage of goods and services that need GPI, whether they be used to prevent or respond to environmental catastrophe, international war and conflict, or the next pandemic. We live on a single, small and fragile planet and greater levels of GPI are needed to help us look after our planet; and invest in the global institutions and services needed to provide security...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: David McCoy Tags: Development & Aid Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Targeted primary and secondary preventive strategies for depression among Malaysian pharmacy students - A Wahab I, Goh KW, Zainal ZA, Mohamed Yusof NS, Huri HZ, Jacob SA, Mohamad Alwi MN, Hashim R, Ahmad Hisham S, Jamil N.
This study aims to identify uni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news