Mind the (Health) Gap #3: The State of Public Healthcare Facilities
Dr Khor Swee Kheng, Independent Health Policies Specialist | Agnes Padan, Health Activist
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Old hospital buildings, outdated equipment, or health facilities that are simply too few and far between. Whether we hear it from others or experience it ourselves, it’s not uncommon to hear such stories about our public health system, especially in rural and underserved areas. But with limited resources, to what extent is it possible to replace the old with the new, and how is it affecting quality of care for patients? Independent health policies specialist Dr Khor Swee Kheng and health activist Agnes Padan weigh in.
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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann
Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek
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Categories: health policy
Tags: the bigger picture, health and living, mindthehealthgap, accessibility, hospitals, klinik kesihatan, patient safety,