AED Defibrillator and CPR Malaysia
50 Malaysians killed by cardiovascular disease every day
POH: According to Deputy Health Minister Dr. Lee Boon Chye, coronary heart disease is Malaysia’s leading cause of death, with 50 people dying every day. The report from the Department of Statistics shows that 18,267 Malaysians died of coronary heart disease last year. “The deaths causing by the disease... Read more
JDT provided 20 AED machines to Sultan Ibrahim Stadium for ensuring heart attacks can be treated earlier
Johor Darul Ta’zim Football Club (JDT) provides 20 AED machines to Sultan Ibrahim Stadium every time a match takes place. This is to ensure that the AED machine is available and can be used during an emergency in a heart attack on players or supporters. “JDT always prioritizes the... Read more
Penang Hill’s Lifesavers
The P84 hiking community on Penang Hill is hoping that the state will assist in the establishment of an emergency response team to assist hikers who suffer from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) while exercising on the hill. Datuk Jimmy Ong, head of the P84 committee, said the hikers were... Read more
You can save lives with the right training skills
HEART ATTACKS can strike at any time and any place. Therefore, if more bystanders are skilled in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and an automated external defibrillator (AED) is within reach of a person who suffering from cardiac arrest, the probability of survival can be increased greatly, according to Lim Teik... Read more
37 people die of heart attacks every day in Malaysia
KOTA KINABALU: Increased training in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (automated external defibrillator) operation should be undertaken to reduce sudden cardiac arrest casualties in Sabah, according to Health and People’s Wellbeing Minister Datuk Frankie Poon Ming Fung. Based on the 2018 Statistics Department data, heart attacks were the main... Read more
Most Malaysians still lack of awareness and knowledge regarding CPR.
Malaysians’ awareness and knowledge of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) are still insufficient when compared to developed countries, according to Sabah Heart Safe Chairman Dr. Shazharn Zain. “In comparison to other developed countries, where CPR literacy in the community can reach up to 20%. In contrast, Malaysians are still unaware of... Read more
Lorry driver saved with CPR and AED by passers-by
Koay Ah Hock, a Lorry driver who had a heart attack and lost consciousness as his lorry stopped and hit a traffic light post. The driver could have died who after underwent a bypass at Penang Hospital if not for Lim Teik Aun, a certified CPR and AED user... Read more
Coronary heart disease causes the highest number of death every day in Malaysia
IPOH: Coronary heart disease is still the number 1 killer that causing the highest number of death every day which is around 50, according to Deputy Health Minister Dr. Lee Boon Chye (pix). Based on statistics from the Department of Statistics, the number of deaths due to coronary heart... Read more
CPR knowledge among Malaysians still low
KOTA KINABALU: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) knowledge among Malaysians is still low as compared to other developed countries, said Sabah Heart Safe chairperson, Dr. Shazharn Zain. “In Malaysia, the awareness of the importance of CPR education is still lacking compared to most developed nations where CPR literacy in the community... Read more