Tag: Ministry of Health
There are no more than 20 specialists trained in providing care to the elderly, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
Health D-G says 37 people are still admitted, 13 of them in critical condition.
We are a nation that has practised universal public healthcare so it seems odd that the ministry wants to embark on an insurance plan for the B40 group which may benefit profit-minded entities.
The health ministry says social media postings claiming the apples are banned are old news that have resurfaced.
The Malaysian Medical Association says many doctors especially trainees are overwhelmed by the job.
Unemployment is high among medical graduates because housemanship training is only provided by accredited government and university hospitals and places are scarce.
Dr Hilmi Yahaya says foreigners often go missing after being diagnosed with tuberculosis for fear of being sent home.
Deputy health minister, Dr Hilmi Yahaya says every item with the ministry's approval bears a hologram on the packaging that can be detected by a scanner.
MP Jeyakumar says much of the money goes towards paying high prices charged by crony companies.
Hannah Yeoh says the health ministry is not being given importance while other "less important" ministries are well taken care of.
Any hospital that wishes to offer water birth facilities and services must fulfil certain criteria set by the ministry.
Health Minister says there is still not enough to provide service in 142 MOH hospitals with 40,260 beds in total.