MoH recruits 8,302 contract health workers to fight Covid-19

The Health Ministry will be recruiting 8,302 contract healthcare workers to boost the fight against Covid-19. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 4, 2021.

THE Health Ministry has obtained approval from the Finance Ministry (MoF) to recruit 8,302 contract healthcare workers, through an initiative to optimise the use of human resources to address the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.

Health Minister Dr Adham Baba said the contract healthcare workers hired as of last month included 82 science officers; 4,472 nurses; 2,249 assistant medical officers; 666 medical laboratory technologists; 340 assistant environmental officers and 293 diagnostic X-Ray technicians.

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