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ADUN SPEAKS | Humanity must prevail in public hospitals

ADUN SPEAKS | The Health Ministry (MOH) has finally established the Health Work Culture Improvement Task Force (HWCITF) task force to examine the recent death of a houseman at the Penang General Hospital in particular and the work culture of public hospitals in general.

The HWCITF, headed by a former civil servant, consists of eight members tasked with investigating the work culture in public hospitals and recommending changes to be adopted by the MOH.

This was announced by Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin yesterday.

The minister hoped the investigation would chart the way for the harmonious relationship among the staff in public hospitals.

While I welcome Khairy's decision to establish this long overdue task force, I am not certain it would be able to...

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