Contract medical officers' strike 'inevitable' unless demands met - source

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 26 Jun 2021, 10:12 am

A group of contract medical officers will proceed with a planned strike at the end of July unless the government resolves long-standing issues surrounding their permanent placements.

A contract medical officer who spoke to Malaysiakini on condition of anonymity said the plan to strike was sparked following Health Minister Dr Adham Baba’s statement on June 23 that defended recruitments done via contract since December 2016.

“Despite being the core frontliners...

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