Why stop elected reps from offering targeted Covid-19 screening, Kulai MP asks


Kulai MP Teo Nie Ching demands an explanation from the health ministry as to why elected officials are not allowed to conduct targeted Covid-19 tests in their constituencies. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 22, 2021.

THE Health Ministry must explain why elected representatives have been barred from offering Covid-19 screening for their constituents, Teo Nie Ching said today.

The Kulai member of parliament said that director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah had on May 30 urged state governments along with members of parliament and assemblymen to help carry out targeted screening using the Antigen Rapid Test Kit (RTK-Ag).


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