Hew Gill says the costs of healthcare and education in sparsely populated areas would be higher than in dense cities.
Malaysians are more interested in healthcare policies beneficial towards the middle-income Malaysian, but ignore the underprivileged.
The insurance scheme's poor design naturally excludes a lot of eligible people, says Galen Centre CEO Azrul Mohd Khalib.
Physiotherapists, chiropractors, beauticians and those who sell supplements should also be regulated.
MMA president foresees faster service when the burnout suffered by doctors and nurses is reduced.
Only when managed care organisations and third party administrators are regulated will some form of fairness be restored for individual GPs.
India’s experience with price controls shows that in healthcare, there are no quick fixes.
A think tank suggests that Putrajaya leave the sector in stages to avoid disrupting the system.
Malaysian Medical Association launches Titiwangsa Declaration and begins 100-day campaign for crafting a proposal to the health ministry.
A campaigner fears the rise of a two-tier system where only the rich can afford good healthcare because of the conflict of interests arising from the government's involvement in private healthcare.
Adults between the ages of 19 and 25 can qualify for healthcare through Medi-Cal including illegal immigrants.
Carol Yip says residents can enjoy their time if these homes have proper facilities and activities.
In spite of the changes around them, GPs are still steadfastly around, doing everything to keep the wheels of the Malaysian healthcare system running smoothly.
A pair of studies have found that Obamacare led to an increase in early-stage ovarian cancer detections.
GP practices have been subject to rising costs for years now but have no avenue to cushion the effects.
Both schemes appear to fall short, so the government should monitor their implementation and make sure they really benefit the needy in the Bottom 40 group.
The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy says there have been some significant achievements and some failings.
Sanctions on the Venezuelan economy by the US has cause complications on the sick in the country.
Health Minister Dzulkelfy Ahmad says many Malaysians are not aware they have high cholesterol and that it affects many youths.
Malaysians should be interested in ensuring that health is an issue of high priority on the political agenda and making sure it continues to stay there.
The WHO report points to ways that policy makers, health professionals and citizens alike can continue to strengthen health systems.
Lawrence Jayaraj, who has been pushing for better healthcare in Sarawak, says there is still no word from the health minister.
Works minister also wants Petra Jaya and Miri hospitals built without further delay.
The KPJ Rawang, KPJ Pasir Gudang and KPJ Bandar Maharani hospitals had recorded high profits during the financial year.