More meetings to come between health ministry, contract doctors, says hartal movement
Hartal Doktor Kontrak also asks to be made the 'middle point' between the ministry and government contract doctors.
Health ministry 'committed' to permanent appointment of 12,800 contract doctors
Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa says the ministry will follow up on the matter so that staffing and appointment matters can be managed in an orderly and effective manner.
PM to answer questions on vape, contract doctors and China visit
Anwar Ibrahim will respond to these questions on the last day of the Dewan Rakyat sitting for this session.
No doctors on strike in Johor, says exco
Patient care services at health clinics and hospitals, and all scheduled elective procedures, have been running as usual.
Johor health department to act against contract doctors who join strike
Department director Dr Aman Rabu says action will be taken as directed by the health ministry.
Govt to ensure win-win situation, Zahid tells contract doctors amid strike plans
The deputy prime minister says contract doctors should be accorded fair treatment and their welfare protected according to government service procedures and schemes.
Strikes not the best way to handle problems in health sector, says Noor Hisham
The health director-general says problems need to be dealt with through joint involvement.
Over 3,000 contract doctors resigned since 2017, says health minister
The bulk of them – over 1,300 – resigned in 2022.
Pandora Papers, Malaysia Madani concept to be raised in Parliament
Also on the agenda is the development of Kampung Baru and what the government has done to prevent the migration of doctors abroad.
Recruitment of doctors doesn't depend on health ministry alone, says minister
Dr Zaliha Mustafa says discussions must be held with other government agencies as well.
Govt urged to follow through on anti-smoking bill amid healthcare 'crisis'
The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy warns of the consequences of not regulating vaping and vape-related products, especially for the youth.
Contract doctors look to election vows as they put off plans to leave
Many have already planned to resign or move to greener pastures, but are waiting for the outcome of the election before making a final decision.