MOH’s power should be decentralised, says Khairy

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says while a centralised system has its advantages, it also makes it difficult to deliver services because of its many internal conflicts. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 16, 2022.

HEALTH Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said there is a need to re-examine the Health Ministry’s role in public healthcare as it holds too much centralised power.

“We have to look at the role of the MOH itself. Our MOH has a very unique structure, many other countries do not have the kind of MOH that we have,” Khairy said at the Health Policy Summit 2022, held at the World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

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