Malaysia Healthcare Chronicles

Malaysia vs. COVID-19 Series

June 12, 2020
Malaysia vs. COVID-19: Avoid The 3Cs And Obey The 3Ws
As we progress towards the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) state, we play a key role in curbing the spread of the COVID-19 virus and in keeping ourselves safe. The Ministry of Health has advised the public to adhere to the 3Cs and 3Ws and continue observing the standard operating procedures (SOP). Countries that choose to return to complete normalcy […]
June 12, 2020
Malaysia vs. COVID-19: Recovery Movement Control Order
The Prime Minister of Malaysia recently announced the implementation of the Recovery Movement Controlled Order (RMCO) that is in effect from 10 June 2020 until 31 August 2020.  With the number of reported cases at a decline and an encouraging ascent in recovery cases, Malaysians can now breathe a sigh of relief as the  COVID-19 outbreak continues to be on […]
June 5, 2020
Malaysia vs. COVID-19: Work From Home: The Dawn Of A New Revolution
The  “New Norm” – is something that we are hearing more frequently as we accommodate to living life amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In the business world, offices have begun to operate with strict standard operating procedures put in place either by allowing staff with essential roles only to return to the office, or by operating on a rotation system. Nonetheless, […]
May 22, 2020
Malaysia vs. COVID-19: Salam Aidilfitri – A CMCO Guide to a Safe and Healthy Celebration
Hari Raya Aidilfitri is right around the corner and festive spirits are on the rise! However, with COVID-19 drastically changing the way we live, therein lies the question, will Hari Raya Aidilfitri remain the same? While we all would prefer for it to be, safety remains a priority and the community must be vigilant to protect themselves from the virus […]
May 14, 2020
Malaysia vs. COVID-19: Movement Control Order Phase 3
On 10th April 2020, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced Phase 3 of the Movement Control Order (MCO) which took place until 28 April 2020. The decision was motivated by the COVID-19 infection curve that had yet to show signs of flattening anytime soon. MCO Phase 3  introduced stricter laws, detaining lawbreakers on-the-double to face legal action, resulting in […]
May 14, 2020
Malaysia vs. COVID-19: Malaysia’s Success Against COVID-19
At the start of April 2020, COVID-19 cases in Malaysia soared to an all-time high,  compared to other South East Asian countries. Uncertainty grew rampant among citizens and concern for the nation’s safety rose to alarming levels. However, with continuous efforts by the Ministry of Health (MOH), stringent law enforcement by the Government, and increasing levels of co-operation from citizens adhering […]
May 8, 2020
Malaysia vs. COVID-19: Embracing The New Normal
Life under quarantine and movement control order  (MCO) due to COVID-19 has resulted in significant changes in our daily routines, raising questions on how the new normal will look like. Will it shift to include constant social distancing in our lifestyles, or a total dissolution of large gatherings and events? The Prime Minister of Malaysia announced that considerable adjustments and […]
May 8, 2020
Malaysia vs. COVID-19: Movement Control Order Phase 2
The Phase 1 of the Movement Control (MCO Phase 1) order  showed positive signs confirming that the government’s efforts were working – the number of recorded cases were lower as compared to a projection by The Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER). MIER estimated that Malaysia would have 4,087 new COVID-19 cases by the end of MCO Phase 1, however, […]
April 30, 2020
Malaysia vs. COVID-19: Movement Control Order Phase 1
On 16 March 2020 at 10.00pm local time, the Prime Minister of Malaysia officially declared the Movement Control Order (MCO) under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1998 and the Police Act 196. The MCO was to be carried out in different phases in the hope of curbing the spread of the disease around the nation. Phase One […]
April 30, 2020
Malaysia vs. COVID-19: Public-Private Partnerships Aiding the Battle Front
Healthcare Services in Malaysia is deemed, in many ways, the archetype for exemplary world-class healthcare. Along with various aspects, united partnerships between public and private healthcare organisations within the country have played a pivotal role in conceiving our superior healthcare standards. With the ongoing crusade against COVID-19 that struck our nation early this year, these partnerships have proven to be […]