KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 8): Backlog surgeries in Ministry of Health (MoH) hospitals are collectively estimated to be as high as 200,000 cases, including elective procedures, due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): Hundreds of contract doctors and medical officers from public hospitals nationwide today joined a strike to express their dissatisfaction with the government’s recent announcement of what it deemed as improved benefits and contracts, reported Malay Mail.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): The Ministry of Health (MoH) will be increasing bed capacity and manpower, as well as outsource more non-Covid-19 patients to private hospitals, in order to accommodate the influx of Categories 3 to 5 Covid-19 patients to the public healthcare system.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) said the Emergency Ordinance announced by the government should be used responsibly and not to bully the private healthcare sector in order to use its resources.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): IHH Healthcare Bhd has allocated 200 beds across its network of 15 Pantai and Gleneagles Hospitals in Malaysia to treat non-Covid19 patients decanted from public hospitals.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 30): The Edge Covid-19 Equipment Fund has started sending one million face masks and 35,000 personal protection suits to more than 30 designated hospitals — just one week after the fund was launched to raise money from Corporate Malaysia.
Private hospitals face shortage of masks and protective gear, says Association of Private Hospitals Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR (Marc 16): Private hospitals are facing a shortage of face masks and personal protective equipment, the Association of Private Hospitals Malaysia (APHM) said today, reported The Malaysian Insight.