Healthcare industry in Malaysia is reputed in 'good shape' since 2009 after undergoing some radical transformations. Malaysia is often considered as the world’s sanctuary of healthcare destination due to several reasons – high-end hospitals, modern facilities, impeccable services and affordable medical fees. Separated into private and public sectors, the country offers sufficient medical needs for the population with an extensive array of healthcare services. The radical transformations of healthcare industry in Malaysia in the last couple of years are in line with government's effort to promote medical tourism in South East Asia.
Federation of Reproductive Health Associations
Federation of Reproductive Health Associations Malaysia (FRHAM) is a federation that consists 12 state member associations of State Family Planning Associations, Family Health Development Association, Family Health Association and Reproductive Health Association. Formerly known as Federation of Family Planning Associations (FFPAM), it was established in 1958 with one core objective that is to educate and raise awareness among Malaysians on the importance of family planning. In line with the primary objective, the federation promotes and encourages individuals and couples to seek effective family planning and reproductive healthcare services.
Five years after the federation was incepted, FRHAM became a member of International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPRF). FRHAM is now an accredited member for its continuous effort to fulfill all the criteria set by the board. As a leading voluntary family planning and reproductive healthcare services organization in the country, the federation has developed and introduced an extensive array of educational activities and other related programmes to advocate health of women, men and youngsters.
Most of the activities and programmes are designed based on a framework that emphasizes 5A's – access, adolescents, advocacy, AIDS/HIV and abortion. The educational activities organized are strengthen by support strategies under the framework. Basically, FRHAM aims to promote sexual and reproductive health services particularly family planning among couples, reduce HIV/AIDS and to protect people infected with HIV/AIDS and also to reduce unsafe abortion by promoting the use of contraceptive to prevent unplanned pregnancies.
Over the years, FRHAM has formed strategic alliance with other local and international organizations such as International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), International Planned Parenthood Federation, East & Southeast Asia and Oceania Region (IPPF ESEAOR), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Ministry of Health malaysia, Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC), Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development as well as National Population and Family Development Board (LPPKN).
Health & Supplement Companies
Usana Health Sciences Malaysia
The Usana Health Sciences products offer nutritional supplements and personal-care products and consumed by world-class athletes as they are known for their positive effects for the wellness and health of the consumer.
Today, Usana Health Sciences serves millions of customers around the world and its global network is operated through its headquarters in Salt Lake City in Utah. Never before had any health supplements company been able to offer products the way Usana Health Sciences had done in the past which comes with so many years of research as well as tested and proven products using the best known and accepted ingredients. This is mainly because Usana Health Sciences products go through rigorous research where they are the best among all other known brands like Amway, Sunrider and others as found by Dr Lyle MacWilliams.