Tag: Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy
Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy says many diseases such as measles, diphtheria and mumps can be prevented by vaccination.
However, it says the rate of 40 sen per litre is a bit low.
Galen Centre CEO Azrul Mohd Khalib says rural patients now have to travel long distances to seek treatment for chronic diseases such as cancer, causing them financial hardship.
Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy says 'opaque' agreements such as in the concession awarded solely to Pharmaniaga will improve public access to latest medicines and treatment.
Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy says the GLC is essentially a middleman and that the government should deal directly with pharmaceutical companies.
Think tank chief Azrul Khalib says government's campaign using signs and notices in designated areas has had little effect.
Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy says the government should consider offering a voluntary licence for the Hepatitis C drug at the centre of the problem, instead of a compulsory licence.
Galen Centre for Health & Social Policy says the most effective way to reduce the number of overweight people is to influence what they buy by making healthy food options more affordable.