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Public Health Not Safeguarded by Tougher Penalties

Boo Su-Lyn, Editor-in-Chief, CodeBlue

07-Mar-22 07:15

Public Health Not Safeguarded by Tougher Penalties

The proposed amendments to the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act, also known as Act 342, ignited public backlash when it was first tabled in December over the disproportionate penalties for healthcare violations, among other changes. We speak to CodeBlue's Boo Su-Lyn on why penalizing the public for healthcare violations is ineffective, as well as the significance of the proposed Tobacco and Smoking Control bill which will introduce a generational smoking ban for those born after 2005. Image Credit: EPA-EFE

Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning, Tan Chen Li


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Categories:  health policydiseases and conditionslaw and legal matterspoliticssocial issues

Tags:  akta 342public health violationshealthcare violationstobacco and smoking control billact 342public healthhealthcaresmoking bansmokingcodeblue


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