It’s very sad and distressing that some doctors (not too many thankfully!) indulge in pseudoscience or conspiracy theories, often without scientific methods to prove their “claims” or “beliefs” as they frustrate moves to vaccinate people against Covid-19, writes Dr John Teo.
Sometimes doctors get frustrated and complain that nothing is achieved. However, it would make sense to join the Malaysian Medical Association so that the voices of doctors and the public can be heard by the decision makers, writes Dr John Teo.
The doctor to population ratio in Malaysia stands at 1:454 but former Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad and former Malaysian Medical Association president Prof Datuk Dr N.K.S. Tharmaseelan insist it is the distribution of doctors and health experts nationwide that needs to be addressed.