Screen Shot 2020-06-26 at 21.03.24.pngAs COVID-19 spread worldwide, the importance of early action to reduce transmission became more and more clear. In Malaysia, the Ministry of Health initiated its preparedness plan on January 7, a full two weeks before the first case was reported in the country, and well ahead of the WHO declaring a pandemic. The government imposed a strict Movement Control Order (MCO) to slow the spread, which, while effective, created significant challenges for both the health and economic sectors. ….more

Bolstering primary health care to respond to COVID-19