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'Gross misrepresentation' to claim Malaysia lacks public healthcare - Health DG

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The article published on scientific journal Nature’s website which implied that Malaysia lacks state healthcare is “incorrect and a gross misrepresentation of the national health system”, said Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He was responding to the article titled ‘The scientist-gardener who is harnessing tobacco’s power to heal’.

The article quoted London-based molecular immunologist Audrey Teh, who claimed to be a Malaysian, as saying that the country did not have state healthcare and "families are bankrupted by medical bills”...

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