Rajah Rasiah

Rishya Manikam3
Govindamal Thangiah2
Sankara Kumar Chandrasekaran2
Vitalis Chukwudi Nwagbara2
3Rishya Manikam
2Govindamal Thangiah
2Sankara Kumar Chandrasekaran
2Vitalis Chukwudi Nwagbara
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BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease (CVD) related deaths is not only the prime cause of mortality in the world, it has also continued to increase in the low and middle income countries. Hence, this study examines the relationship between CVD risk factors and socioeconomic variables in Malaysia, which is a rapidly growing middle income nation undergoing(More)
BACKGROUND Public hospitals have come under heavy scrutiny across the world owing to rising expenditures. However, much of the focus has been on cutting down costs to raise efficiency levels. Although not denying the importance of efficiency measures, this article targets a performance issue that is relevant to address the quality of services rendered in(More)
BACKGROUND Numerous studies have shown the importance of physical activity in reducing the morbidity and mortality rates caused by cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, most of these studies emphasise little on the cumulative effect of CVD risk factors. Hence, this study investigates the association between physical exercise and cumulative CVD risk factors(More)
BACKGROUND Against the backdrop of systemic inefficiency in the public health care system and the theoretical claims that markets result in performance and efficiency improvement, developing countries' governments have been rapidly commercializing health care delivery. This paper seeks to determine whether commercialization through an expansion in private(More)
  • Rajah Rasiah, Rishya Manikam, Sankara K. Chandarsekaran, Govindamal Thangiah, Saravanan Puspharajan, Dasan Swaminathan +1 other
  • 2014
The growing shortage in human organs has raised serious concerns. To address this problem, we examine in this article the association between demographic and socioeconomic factors, and respondents' willingness to donate cadaveric organs using a large survey of Malaysian adults aged 18 years and above.A convenience sampling method was used to extract(More)
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