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• KPJ Healthcare sells three hospitals for RM192m
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• Moderna sues Pfizer , BioNTech for Covid-19 vaccine patent infringement
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
Optometry in the eye healthcare system Transforming and bringing together the optometry industry under a single ecosystem for better eye healthcare service deliverance
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Utilising local talent Jardin Pharma and IIUM team up for Jardin Pharmabiotic Research Centre
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
Changing perceptions It is crucial to change the public perception of optometrists and their role through education
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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