A Digital Revolution in Healthcare Has Arrived in Malaysia

By Ooi Kee Beng

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ON MARCH 12, 2022, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Noor Hisham bin Abdullah, Director-General of Health for Malaysia, was awarded the inaugural Dr. Wu Lien-Teh Award for Leadership in Public Health by The Dr. Wu Lien-Teh Society in recognition of his leadership of the healthcare sector during the Covid-19 pandemic, and for revolutionising a new approach for affordable drug development to eliminate Hepatitis C. At the event held at Penang Institute, he delivered a public lecture titled “Steeling Up Against...

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Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His recent books include The Eurasian Core and its Edges: Dialogues with Wang Gungwu on the History of the World (ISEAS 2016). Homepage: wikibeng.com