Privatisation of public hospital services revisited


Josh Hong

Not many are aware that the universal healthcare coverage that Malaysians currently enjoy has its origins in Britain's National Health Service that was launched in 1948. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 23, 2021.

THE death of an unvaccinated Indonesian cleaner in a Klang public hospital from Covid-19 is a tragedy that could have been avoided.

Given the high-risk environment that the cleaner worked in, the failure of the Health Ministry to conduct due diligence and ensure all the hospital workers have been vaccinated clearly constitutes gross negligence.


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  • Insightful.

    Posted 10 months ago by Jason Varughese