Archive for category Health

Call on Health Ministry to clarity its stand on HMOs and resolve the HMO controversy in Malaysia

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, November 8, 1995:

Call on Health Ministry to clarity its stand on HMOs and resolve the HMO controversy in Malaysia

The Sun reported today that a majority of Tenaga Nasional Bhd’s panel doctors had signed an agreement to allow MediMaster, a health management organisation (HMO), to manage the health Care of Tenaga’s 25,000 employees. Read the rest of this entry »

Defence Ministry should either introduce a compulsory national service or it should drop its idea of selective national service and the government should set a target date to end the three-year requirement compelling doctors to do national service

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Saturday, November 4, 1995:

Defence Ministry should either introduce a compulsory national service or it should drop its idea of selective national service and the government should set a target date to end the three-year requirement compelling doctors to do national service

Defence Minister, Datuk Syed Hamid Albar said yesterday that the Defence Ministry will propose to the Government to introduce selective national service to enable the armed forced to recruit civilians for its crucial services to be roped in for a certain period of time. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on police to respect the emergency of a civil society and to stop harassing Irene Fernandez of Tenaganita

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, November 3, 1995:

Call on police to respect the emergency of a civil society and to stop harassing Irene Fernandez of Tenaganita

All Malaysians must be concerned by the police harassment of Tenaganita director, Irene Fernandez because of Tenaganita memorandum on “Abuse, torture, maltreatment and deaths of migrant workers at immigration detention centres” in early August. Read the rest of this entry »

Warning by Director-General of Sewerage Services, Lum Weng Kee that drinking tap water in Malaysia may be drinking treated sewage most shocking, outrageous and revolting!

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, September 22, 1994:

Warning by Director-General of Sewerage Services, Lum Weng Kee that drinking tap water in Malaysia may be drinking treated sewage most shocking, outrageous and revolting!

The warning by the Director-General of Sewerage Services, Lum Weng Kee that drinking tap water in Malaysia may be drinking treated sewage, is most shocking, outrageous and ever revolting.

Lum gave this warning in his keynote address at the conference on solid and industrial waste management systems in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday. (Sun 22 September 1994 p.12) Read the rest of this entry »

Cabinet’s directive to all local authorities over clogged drains is an admission of failure of the nominated system of local government to provide basic facilities to ratepayers

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MF for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Saturday, February19, 1994:

Cabinet’s directive to all local authorities over clogged drains is an admission of failure of the nominated system of local government to provide basic facilities to ratepayers

The Cabinet’s directive to all local authorities to clear clogged drains is an admission of double failure: Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for full government recognition of Taiwan medical and dental degrees which are of international repute

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Sunday, July 5, 1993:

DAP calls for full government recognition of Taiwan medical and dental degrees which are of international repute

DAP calls for full government recognition of Taiwan medical and dental degrees which are of international repute, and not place them as equivalent to degrees of ‘unscheduled universities’ from India and other countries where the doctor or dentist had to serve two years’ housemanship and pass a medical or dental examination before they could fully practise in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP welcome Ghafar’s statement that the Federal Government had not decided on the proposed Bukit Nanas RM 200 million central toxic waste treatment plant

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Sunday, 18th April 1993:

DAP welcome Ghafar’s statement that the Federal Government had not decided on the proposed Bukit Nanas RM 200 million central toxic waste treatment plant

DAP welcomes the statement by the Deputy Prime Minister, Ghafar Baba, yesterday that the Federal had not decided on the proposed RM 200 million central toxic waste treatment plant. He it could create problems for the residents there. Read the rest of this entry »

Cabinet decision to exempt foreign doctors working in the private sector from the three-year compulsory service with government hospitals a gross discrimination against Malaysian doctors and should be immediately reversed

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, April 8, 1993:

Cabinet decision to exempt foreign doctors working in the private sector from the three-year compulsory service with government hospitals a gross discrimination against Malaysian doctors and should be immediately reversed

The Cabinet decision to allow foreign doctors to work in the private sector and be exempted from the three-year compulsory service with government hospitals is a gross discrimination against Malaysian doctors and should be immediately reversed. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on the Government to stop its ‘headache cure head, leg pain cure leg’ attitude to the national health and medical crisis and adopt a comprehensive and professional approach to give every Malaysian affordable quality health care

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, 13th March 1993:

Call on the Government to stop its ‘headache cure head, leg pain cure leg’ attitude to the national health and medical crisis and adopt a comprehensive and professional approach to give every Malaysian affordable quality health care

It is most ironic that at a time when the Government is asking the people to unite to realise the Vision 2020 of Malaysia becoming a fully developed nation, social and economic infrastructures have not been able to keep pace with current needs and demands and are breaking down one after another. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP proposes establishment of a Patient’s Charter Council with power to receive and investigate complaints to uphold the Patient’s Charter

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, 6th March 1993:

DAP proposes establishment of a Patient’s Charter Council with power to receive and investigate complaints to uphold the Patient’s Charter

The promulgation of the Patient’s Charter by the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA), the Malaysian Dental Association (MDA), the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) and the Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) early this week is a step in the right direction to provide better medical and health care far Malaysians. Read the rest of this entry »