A year after hartal, contract doctors still searching for hope
While some improvements have been made, they say this is still far short of their requests.
Putrajaya adds over 4,000 permanent spots for govt doctors, pharmacists
Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin also pledges the creation of at least 1,500 such positions every year until 2025.
Only 4.2% of contract doctors offered permanent posts since end-2016, says health ministry
Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says they are working on a projection of the number of medical officers who need to be appointed on a permanent basis.
Fed-up contract doctors to look beyond Malaysia for work?
Many are said to be unhappy with the lack of a long-term solution to their problems.
Health ministry mulling equal study facility for contract doctors to get specialist training
Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says the facility would be equal to that offered to permanent medical officers.
Contract doctors, fake vaccine certs on the list for Dewan discussion
The steps taken by the government to ensure that the Orang Asli do not drop out of the national vaccination programme are also scheduled for discussion.
No healthcare personnel under probe over strike, say cops
However an investigation is ongoing into a report that members of the media had trespassed into the MAEPS treatment and quarantine centre.
No disciplinary action against contract doctors involved in strike, says health minister
Dr Adham Baba says they have the right to voice their views.
Govt to spend RM1.2 billion to extend contracts of 14,000 medical workers
Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Aziz says the government is concerned about the demands of the contract health workers and is aware of their contribution especially during the pandemic period.
In Sarawak, business as usual during ‘hartal’ hour
A contract doctor at Sarawak General Hospital says she was busy taking care of her patients at the time of the strike.
Contract doctors never complained during my time, says Dr M
The former prime minister says it only recently became an issue.
More than 50 contract doctors walk out of Sungai Buloh Hospital
They assure that none of their patients has been compromised.