Malaysia urged to cut back on new equipment purchases
This article was originally published in Clinica
Malaysia's Association of Private Hospitals has called on its members to introduce a moratorium on the purchase of new medical equipment in view of the country's current economic difficulties. The association's president, Dr Chakr Sri na Nagara, says in a recent letter to the New Straits Times that hospitals should aim for "maximum (but justified and appropriate) use of what the country already has."
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