We shouldn’t just point fingers at migrant workers for the spread of diseases without finding out the real source of the problem, says Charles Hector.
The obscene economic disparity between social classes and ethnic groups should make us wonder what really has happened since our leaders shouted, “Merdeka! Merdeka! Merdeka!” more than 50 years ago, writes Mustafa K Anuar.
Aliran joins hands with fellow Malaysians in their collective concern with regard to the proposed ’1Care’ scheme to restructure Malaysia’s health care system – a move that would definitely exact a heavy toll on their physical as well as financial health.
A major forum on the future of health care in Malaysia.
Will this be a new GLC and cash cow for the Barisan government, wonders Mujahid Yusuf Rawa.
Employers must pay all medical costs of workers especially for work-related accident or occupational diseases, insist 58 local and regional civil society groups.
In conjunction with World Mental Health Day on 10 October, Health Equity Initiatives (HEI) has called for greater attention to the mental health needs of refugees and asylum seekers in Malaysia.
A major global forum is being held in Penang to commemorate the landmark Innocenti Declaration of 1990, which set global targets to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.
SHAH ALAM, July 13 — The Selangor government says a new health financing scheme mooted by federal authorities was “frightening,” pointing out instead that the current national health care system, which is almost free, should be continued
The new Tory-Lib Dem coalition in the UK is planning to privatise the national health service in defiance of the evidence. But Labour is hamstrung by its record, observes Seumas Milne of the Guardian.