The secret is out: It’s Karol Consulting

The identity of the national health financing scheme consultant has been quietly revealed in an NST report. It is "Karol Consulting" of Australia.  The...

Selangor says new health care system ‘frightening’

SHAH ALAM, July 13 — The Selangor government says a new health financing scheme mooted by federal authorities was “frightening,” pointing out instead that...

1Care: What ails Malaysia’s health care system?

Aliran joins hands with fellow Malaysians in their collective concern with regard to the proposed '1Care' scheme to restructure Malaysia’s health care system -...

Health coalition wins 2007 human rights award

Congratulations to the Coaliton Against Health Care Privatisation for winning the 2007 human rights award presented by rights group Suaram today. The award is...

Winners of the 2007 human rights award

  Suaram's Human Rights award for 2007 was jointly presented to the Coalition Against Health Care Privatisation and the Kampung Sungai Terentang of Rawang. On the...

Public forum on “Health Care Financing”

The Penang Medical Practitioners Society, the oldest medical organisation in Malaysia, will be holding a public forum on "Health Care Financing" on 15 June...

Pressing health care issues raised in Parliament

Jeyakumar Devaraj criticises poor quality treatment in government hospitals and follows that with pointed questions about the Full Paying Patients scheme during a debate...

We cannot allow the end of the NHS in all but name

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...

Government rushing to set up National Health Care Financing Authority

Will this be a new GLC and cash cow for the Barisan government, wonders Mujahid Yusuf Rawa. The Barisan Nasional government is working...

Bolivia’s free health care lesson for Malaysia

While Karol Consulting looks into the mechanics of a proposed national health care financing scheme that might burden Malaysians even more, Bolivia is going...

Kumar calls for higher health care spending

Malaysia only allocates 2 per cent of GDP for health care, well short of World Health Organisation recommendations. In an intervention this afternoon in...

Strengthen the public health service instead

There is an over-emphasis on economic incentives and “market discipline” in the health care financing scheme proposed by Australian consultant Karl Karol, points out...

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