MOH denies directive targeting contract medical officers over strike plans

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 27 Jun 2021, 4:18 pm

The Health Ministry has denied issuing a directive for all heads of clinical departments to identify contract medical officers under their charge who intended or had requested to be absent from work on July 1.

When contacted, a ministry staff told Malaysiakini the purported notice to crack down on support for a planned contract medical officers strike sometime next month, as shared on Twitter, was fake.

The purported notice said the contract medical officers could be...

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