What really goes on in the Klinik Kesihatan

The lower density of clinics, such as Klinik Kesihatan Long Kevok in interior Sarawak seen in this filepic, means that around three-quarters of patients in East Malaysia take more than an hour to reach the nearest Klinik Kesihatan.

The Government states that it subscribes to universal health coverage (UHC), which means that “all people have access to the quality health services they need, when and where they need them, without financial hardships”.

UHC is founded on primary health care (PHC), which is about caring for the person and not the specific disease or condition.

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