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How Shortages At Hospitals Are Affecting Covid-19 Patient Care

Michelle Ng, Subang Jaya Assemblywoman | Dr. Farhan Rusli, Public Health Medicine Specialist and Director, Selangor Task Force (COVID-19) Operations | Prof Dr Sharifa Ezat Wan Puteh, Professor in Health Economics, Hospital, & Health Management, UKM Medical Centre

03-Aug-21 18:00

How Shortages At Hospitals Are Affecting Covid-19 Patient Care

With reports of Covid-19 patients facing delayed or inadequate care, we look at the real-world impact of strained hospitals. Firstly, we hear from Subang Jaya assemblyperson Michelle Ng about her struggle to help a patient simply get to a hospital. Then, Selangor lawmakers are calling for more transparency from the federal government about how our hospitals are actually coping. Finally - what’s the way forward on this?

Image Source: Martha Dominguez de Gouveia, Unsplash

Produced by: Adeline Choong, Loo Juosie, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lee Chwi Lynn


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