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...

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...

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...

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...

Cancel the FPP scheme in public hospitals

In an appeal to the Prime Minister, the Coalition Against Health Care Privatisation expresses astonishment and disappointment over his announcement that specialists in government hospitals...

Sistem kesihatan kita sakit tenat: Selamatkannya dengan segera!

Pada waktu pagi 10 Ogos 2007, lebih kurang 100 orang dari kumpulan masyarakat, kumpulan-kumpulan NGO dan parti-parti politik berkumpul di Pejabat Perdana Menteri. Mereka...

Batalkan skim rawatan swasta di hospital kerajaan

Kenyataan akhbar oleh Datuk Seri Chua Soi Lek (The Star, 28 Julai 2007, m/s 16) bahawa skim rawatan swasta untuk pesakit yang boleh membayar...

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...

Watch out for the Aussie consultant’s proposal

Karl Karol, the Australian consultant tasked with coming up with a recommendation on how to finance our health care system, is proposing a model...

Resolutions adopted at the Malaysian health care financing forum

The government must live up to its responsibility of ensuring that all citizens and other residents of Malaysia have equitable access to safe, adequate...

Value-added tax to finance health care?

Civil society groups are disappointed that they have not been invited for consultations over the proposed national health financing scheme, says the Coalition Against...

Save our public health care system

About 70 people representing the Coalition Against Health Care Privatisation turned up on Thursday, 23 November 2006 to hand over a petition to the...

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