Drug shortage ails patients in govt hospitals

Jason Santos Nabihah Hamid Sheridan Mahavera

Patients and their families say they are having trouble getting their usual supply of drugs for themselves, their children or their elderly parents. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, August 14, 2017.

IN the past month, Clement Chong has had to make weekly trips to the government hospital in Kota Kinabalu for ointments to treat his skin condition – trips that are a drain on his monthly pension.

Before that, the 50-year old former civil servant needed to make only a trip every month to refill his prescription at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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  • I heard that ............... churches in Sarawak are asking their congregations to donate sanitary pads to government hospitals/clinics. True? What happened to its petroleum and timber income?

    Posted 6 years ago by Malaysian First

  • "The problem, said Dr Jeyaindran, was that there was a 20% increase in the number of patients going to government hospitals for treatment this year." Three more years to reach high income nation?? Its more correct to say 20% of Malaysians FELL BACK under the poverty line!!

    Posted 6 years ago by Malaysian First