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Malaysia Needs To Overhaul Its Healthcare Workforce Approach

Dr Timothy Cheng, Vice Chairman, Malaysian Medical Association (SCHOMOS)

23-Feb-24 07:45

Malaysia Needs To Overhaul Its Healthcare Workforce Approach

Nurses in Malaysia are frequently described as overworked, underpaid, and undervalued. But in countries like Singapore, long-term retention incentive schemes are being introduced for both local and foreign nurses in the public healthcare system. Dr. Timothy Cheng, Vice Chairman, Malaysian Medical Association or SCHOMOS breaks down why this might amplify brain drain, and how to nurse working conditions to better health.

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Produced by: Tun Hizami Hashim

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning, Keith Kam


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