Malaysia not ready to lift MCO, says expert

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is not ready to lift the Movement Control Order (MCO), implemented to contain the spread of Covid-19, in the near future due to many issues that still need to be addressed, said senior consultant paediatrician Datuk Dr Amar Singh HSS.According to the former head of the paediatric department at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital…

Malaysia belum bersedia tarik balik PKP

KUALA LUMPUR, 26 April — Malaysia belum bersedia untuk menarik balik Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan (PKP) dalam tempoh terdekat ekoran beberapa faktor yang masih kurang memuaskan dan perlu ditangani, kata Pakar Perunding Kanan Pediatrik, Datuk Dr Amar Singh HSS.  Menurut bekas Ketua Jabatan Pediatrik di Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun Ipoh, Perak itu, daripada enam kriteria untuk keluar PKP…

Malaysia not ready to lift MCO

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26  — Malaysia is not ready to lift the Movement Control Order (MCO), implemented to contain the spread of COVID-19, in the near future due to many issues that still need to be addressed, said senior consultant paediatrician Datuk Dr Amar Singh HSS. According to the former head of the paediatric department at…

Malaysia belum bersedia tarik balik PKP, kata pakar

Malaysia belum bersedia untuk menarik balik Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan (PKP) dalam tempoh terdekat ekoran beberapa faktor yang masih kurang memuaskan dan perlu ditangani, kata Pakar Perunding Kanan Pediatrik, Datuk Dr Amar Singh HSS. Menurut bekas Ketua Jabatan Pediatrik di Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun Ipoh, Perak itu, daripada enam kriteria untuk keluar PKP yang digariskan Pertubuhan…

Preparing for life after the MCO

THE Malaysian Health Coalition (MHC) urges that decisions to lift the movement control order (MCO) must be made in stages and in strict coordination with all branches of government and the Health Ministry. We urge for the following to be considered. 1. Transition into risk-based conditional MCO: Some restrictions, such as physical distancing in public…

MHC offers suggestions ahead of Ramadan

KUALA LUMPUR : The Malaysian Health Coalition (MHC) wishes all Malaysians a blessed Ramadan and offers suggestions to help Muslims celebrate it in these extraordinary times. MHC in a statement said they acknowledged that Muslims in Malaysia were expected to make greater than usual sacrifices this fasting month, especially during the Movement Control Order (MCO).…

Let health experts give their input

THE Malaysian Health Coalition (MHC) supports the government’s decision to ensure consistency with the movement control order (MCO), such as keeping barber shops and beauty salons closed and cancelling all Ramadan bazaars this year. We acknowledge that these measures are disappointing to many Malaysians or will hurt small businesses. However, we believe this is the…

Prepare an exit strategy

THE Malaysian Health Coalition (MHC) supports the government’s decision to ensure consistency with the movement control order (MCO), such as keeping barber shops and beauty salons closed and cancelling all Ramadan bazaars this year. We acknowledge that these measures may be disappointing to many Malaysians or hurt small businesses. However, we believe this is the right…