Over 20,000 KKM workers claimed poor working conditions

Over 20,000 KKM workers claimed poor working conditions

Over 20,000 KKM workers claimed poor working conditionsA total of 22,082 employees of the Ministry of Health (KKM) gave ‘negative’ feedback on the atmosphere in the workplace, including concerning the issue of bullying.

Dr Zaliha Mustafa said the findings were obtained through the results of a special task force study on bullying involving 110,411 respondents consist of KKM staff.

According to her, around 60%, or 66,247 respondents, have positive feelings, while 20%, or 22,082 respondents, are neutral and negative, respectively.

“This (negative feedback) figure is quite high,” he said during the winding up of the 2024 Budget in the Dewan Rakyat.


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Commenting further, based on the findings, the special task force recommended that several improvements implemented.

Including the setting of competency criteria and candidate standards at the study level, as well as the pre-screening of graduate medical officer candidates.

“The following recommendation is standardizing standards at the Graduate Studies Center (PPS), a mind transformation program and hospital orientation for all graduate training hospitals.

“Establishing a PPS support group and improving existing policies related to complaint management and bullying as well as digitizing the work process,” he said.


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