We are treated like factory workers, say frontline doctors


Elill Easwaran

Doctors tending to up to 200 coronavirus patients say they are stretched to breaking point while the government remains indifferent to their welfare. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 20, 2021.

THE Health Ministry’s failure to organise a response to the Covid-19 epidemic has resulted in frontline health workers being worked to the point of exhaustion, said doctors, likening their treatment to that of migrant factory workers.

Speaking to The Malaysian Insight on condition of anonymity, they said the ministry has not learnt anything from its experience of the past 10 months.


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  • The plight of the front liners MUST be look into and from the reading they are really in dire straits. Health minister and Director General do listen to the people on the ground cause the idea mooted from the ground usually would be executed well cause it was their very own idea. Obviously something is not right cause the numbers keep growing and this stress the frontliners to the maximum, do something before its too late.

    Posted 1 year ago by Teruna Kelana