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This last Vital Signs column takes a look at the lessons we (hopefully) take away from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Over the next one week, we need to focus on obtaining more clinical equipment, mass testing and utilising more public health expertise in decision-making.
The effectiveness of the movement control order relies on all Malaysians making the effort to follow it.
With a new minister and two deputies appointed to the Health portfolio, here are some important areas for them to pay attention to.
The Health portfolio is a crucial one, best suited for a science-driven, results-based, non-partisan health technocrat.
With no signs of the novel coronavirus outbreak slowing down, healthcare professionals need to settle in and strategise for the long haul.
In healthcare especially, more transparency on data and procurements would instil greater trust in our Health Ministry.