M’sians pleased with public hospitals


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  • Saturday, 13 May 2017

Malaysia and Hong Kong have excellent public health services, where any citizen can get the best medical care at a fraction of the true cost. But these costs are getting fiscally non- viable in the long- term.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians with little experience seeking treatment at a public hospital are pleasantly surprised by the high qua­­lity of service and huge discounts.

Many of them said they were not aware of how efficient the doctors were, and how vastly the fees were subsidised, until they took a family member there for treatment.

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