20 NOVEMBER 2023

AG’s Position On GEG Provisions Is A Whiplash Moment

The government has two options before it.

13 OCTOBER 2023

BUDGET 2024: Health Gets A Major Shot In the Arm But Is It Enough?

At RM 41.2b, health under the proposed 2024 budget is 13.5% higher than this year.

3 OCTOBER 2023

BUDGET 2024: The Madani Government Must Take Health Seriously

Conversations regarding healthcare should be centred around meeting the current and future needs and challenges of the Malaysian people.

The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy is an independent public policy research and advocacy organisation.

What do we think about key health and social issues?

27 JULY 2023

Ekonomi Madani: Malaysia’s Future Is Vulnerable If The People Are In Poor Health

Health is a vital component of the economy.

3 JULY 2023

Nicotine Vape Judicial Review: A Chance to Prevent Harm

The Ministry of Health warned that these products constituted a 'public health threat'

26 JUNE 2023

Vape: Why is the government ignoring its own data and evidence?

MOH has described the e-cigarettes and vape as a “public health threat”.

16 JUNE 2023

LGBTIQ: Marginalised Communities Face Violence, Barriers To Health Services

Such anti-LGBTIQ rhetoric has real world consequences on people and communities.

15 JUNE 2023

Health White Paper Presents Opportunity For Bold Healthcare Financing Reform

A more sustainable solution such as National Health Insurance should be proposed and supported.

12 JUNE 2023

Control of Smoking Product for Public Health Bill 2023: Failure Is Not an Option

Vape and e-cigarettes constitute clear and present public health threats.

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