Deputy minister: 70pc of deaths in govt hospitals due to non-communicable disease

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 — About 70 per cent of deaths recorded in government hospitals each year are due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs), according to a study.

Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya said the NCDs included diabetes, cancer and high blood pressure.

“There are many such… (Read more)