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Does Malaysia need a Single Payer Healthcare System?

Malaysia has a 2-tier healthcare system – private and public The private healthcare system is paid for by consumers “out of pocket” or by private health care insurance (personal or corporate/employers) The public healthcare system is borne by the Government

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Contract posts only for junior medical doctors

As we predicted in December last year (The changing landscape of junior doctor jobs in Malaysia IV), junior doctors will no longer start off with permanent jobs, and instead be hired on contract basis only. Malaysiakini reports The Health Ministry

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Official guidelines for the use of social media in healthcare

In recent times there has been a spate of pictures and videos of patients (some even with private parts exposed) being circulated in the social media, especially Facebook. Some may have originated from medical staff and some from members of

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