More than 1,000 medical retirees back on front lines, says Health DG

Published on 13 Apr 2020 10:46:04 PM

More than 1,000 retired health care workers have returned to serve on the front lines to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Health director-general of health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah revealed that in his daily update on Monday, adding that experienced nurses would be deployed to hospitals treating Covid-19 patients.

The Health DG also said his ministry is looking at ways to manage the retirees to accommodate their working hours.