News & Reviews: Ministry of Health
Starting 4 July, MySejahtera’s Traveller Pass is no longer needed for Malaysians returning from overseasJul 02, 2022
Recently, we shared a few essential tech tips for post-pandemic international travel, including familiarising yourself with a specific country’s contact tracing app. Well, that includes our country’s own MySejahtera app, which until today requires those entering Malaysia to fill in its Traveller Pass feature.
However, the requirement will be rescinded starting this 4 July 2022 for Malaysians coming back home from overseas, though it will still be enforced for foreign nationals entering our country. This was announced by Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin through a Ministry of Health statement yesterday.
May 12, 2022
Recently, MySejahtera added a new Infectious Disease Tracker feature in version 1.1.9 of the app, whereby it detects hotspots near the user that has infectious disease cases. Now, the feature has been upgraded to provide even more data, this time to include cases of Tuberculosis (TB).
Apr 27, 2022
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that MySejahtera check-ins will no longer be mandatory in order to enter premises or public areas. This latest Covid-19 SOP leniency will be in effect starting from 1 May 2022.
Jan 19, 2022
As you may know, the Malaysian government arranges COVID-19 vaccines based on age groups. Elderly people get priority, with younger people getting their doses later. Now, the government is allowing parents to register their children as dependents.
Dec 24, 2021
By now, many Malaysians have gotten used to life with the MySejahtera app. The QR codes we scan with the app serves as a record for COVID-19 contact tracing. But the Ministry of Health (MOH) doesn't seem to think it's enough and has taken steps to improve it.
Oct 04, 2021
See someone or a premise that's not following standard operating procedures (SOPs)? Now you don't have to just make random posts on Facebook or make official phone calls to complain. The MySejahtera app is getting an update that will make things easier for you.
Feb 23, 2021
A few weeks back, the Ministry of Health announced that the MySejahtera app will be getting a notable update. It will allow users to register for COVID-19 vaccination and receive notifications when the time comes. This update is now officially available on iOS and soon on Android.
Sep 30, 2020
Other than dealing with the Covid-19 spread in our country, it looks like our Ministry of Health doesn't forget about other health conditions as well, for example, hearing impairment. Today, the Twitter account of the ministry has posted a poster to warn the public about ways to deal with permanent damage that could be caused by earphones.
Apply and get your permission from the Royal Malaysia Police before buying public transport tickets for interstate travel!Apr 28, 2020
PDRM has announced the application and schedule for interstate travel recently for each state from 1 May 2020 to 3 May 2020. Meanwhile, for those who are looking to travel back to the city with public transport are advised to apply for permission or travel permit from the Royal Malaysia Police.
Blueprints and 6 considerations are still taking into account before deciding to end the MCO on 28 April!Apr 22, 2020
Malaysia’s government is still developing a blueprint for a return to normalcy after movement control order (MCO). As Datuk Dr. Noor Nisham Abdullah announced there were 57 new Covid-19 infected cases and 3 more deaths yesterday, he mentioned there are 6 considerations that must be accounted before deciding to end the MCO on 28 April.