AED Defibrillator and CPR Malaysia
AED must be installed in all public places and transport By 2025, according to KJ.
KUALA LUMPUR: By 2025, all public facilities and transportation services will be required to have an automated external defibrillator (AED), says Khairy Jamaluddin. According to the Health Minister, the first phase will be implemented this year, with all public and private establishments and public transportation, voluntarily providing AED devices. “During this phase, owners of premises will also prepare and upgrade the AED system, including participation in training given... Read more
Four heart attack casualties have been saved since the AED was placed.
GEORGETOWN – Since the installation of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) at chosen locations throughout the state in 2015, four people who suffer from heart attacks in public areas have been rescued. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said that there are a total of 66 AED machines had been installed... Read more
KJ is on a goal to install AEDs in each and every building.
KUALA LUMPUR: Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin is on a goal to get AED installed in each and every building. According to the statistic, having medical equipment is essential because half of the deaths from acute myocardial infarction occur outside of the hospital, and patients die before arriving at the... Read more
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