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...

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...

The People’s Proposal

The Coalition Against Health Care Privatisation, comprising 81 NGOs, has come up with a People’s Proposal for health care financing that would not burden...

Aussie consultant comes to town

Who exactly is behind Karol Consulting, the Australian firm recently appointed by the Malaysian government to come up with a blueprint for a national...

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...

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