Health DG praises Malaysian doctor who developed disposable hijab in UK

Dr Farah (left) wearing the disposable hijab which she helped to develop with her mentor identified only as Miss Tierney, a colorectal surgeon. - Twitter/@UHDBTrust

PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian surgeon-in-training in the United Kingdom has developed a disposable surgical hijab for female Muslim health workers to use.

Dr Farah Shaheera Roslan's contribution garnered commendation from many, including Malaysia's Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic).

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