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Budget 2023: Are We Investing Enough in Health?

Dr Muruga Raj Rajathurai, President, Malaysian Medical Association | Dato' Dr Saunthari Somasundaram, Co-chairperson, NCD Malaysia

27-Feb-23 16:00

Budget 2023: Are We Investing Enough in Health?

Budget 2023 has been retabled - once again - with health receiving the second largest share out of the entire budget at RM36.3 billion. But is this enough for a healthcare system at its breaking point? We check in with Dr Muruga Raj Rajathurai, president of the Malaysian Medical Association, and Dato’ Dr Saunthari Somasundaram, co-chairperson of NCD Malaysia. 


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