Veteran physician pans health minister's explanation as 'pathetic'

Martin Vengadesan

Modified 12 Jul 2019, 3:38 am

Experienced physician Dr Milton Lum has reacted strongly to the claim by Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad (photo, above) that allegations of birth control injections being forced on the Orang Asli community need more proof before an investigation is warranted.

"The allegations are very serious and merit an investigation. The question is whether there was consent to the contraception administered, irrespective of whether it was oral or injection," Lum told Malaysiakini in an interview conducted through email...

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