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Quarantined Batek people allowed to return to Kuala Koh

The 173 measles-infected Orang Asli from the Batek tribe quarantined for 36 days at the temporary evacuation centre (PPS) in Taman Etnobotani in Gua Musang, Kelantan, returned to their respective homes in Kampung Kuala Koh yesterday evening. They were transported

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Vaccination for Batek people in Kuala Koh

GUA MUSANG: The District Health Office has initiated the vaccination programme for the Orang Asli from the Batek tribe in Kampung Kuala Koh and Kampung Aring 5 since yesterday to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Kelantan/Terengganu Orang Asli Development

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Batek deaths: Gov’t agencies failed the community

PETALING JAYA: The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) director general Dr Juli Edo blamed the death of the 15 Batek tribe members in Kampung Kuala Koh to various factors, including the failure of government agencies. “When my wife and I

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JAKOA: Measles attack was a wake-up call for us

KUALA LUMPUR: The recent health crisis involving the Orang Asli community has been an eye-opening episode for many, as problems plaguing the community come to the surface, posing a question mark over what more needs to be done to improve

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Waytha to probe into Orang Asli issues

PUTRAJAYA: The Department of Orang Asli Development (JAKOA) is constantly in communication with the state governments to alleviate issues regarding the Orang Asli community and is also working with them to resolve the land encroachment issue, Minister in the Prime

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