Reflections on healthcare reform in Malaysia: The Health White Paper

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IT is good that Malaysia is undertaking a reform of our healthcare system beginning with the Health White Paper that is expected to be tabled in Parliament sometime this year. I hope that there will be extensive public engagement and ownership of this critical and long overdue initiative.

Having served in our national healthcare system for many decades and been involved intimately with health services delivery, allow me to add some reflections on the direction of these reforms.

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