Dr Dzul: Health Advisory Council will be set up


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 24 May 2018

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry will be setting up an independent Health Advisory Council within 100 days to advise the ministry on strengthening healthcare delivery, said Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

The new Health Minister said that the ministry would gather talent from the public and private sector to sit in the council

"We want the council to be totally independent. The experts will be providing feedback on the direction and enhancement of healthcare services," he said.

Dr Dzulkefly said this after former Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam handed over ministerial responsibilities to him in a ceremony on Thursday (May 24).

A name Dr Dzulkefly mentioned as a possible candidate sitting in the council was former Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Abu Bakar Suleiman.

He however added that he will reveal the full list of names in the near future.

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