General : Collaboration between agencies contributes to Malaysia's success in polio control - Khairy
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 25 -- Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has attributed the country’s success in controlling and preventing polio disease to the collaboration between various agencies.
The Representative Office to Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore in its official message to the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Sept 10 declared Malaysia as being polio-free.
In a statement today, Khairy expressed his appreciation to all parties that have pooled their resources to ensure polio control and prevention measures in the country were successfully implemented.
He also lauded state governments, as the main agency together with their respective state health departments, for their efforts in planning and implementing measures to contain and prevent polio outbreaks.
He said also involved were the Malaysian Islamic Development Department, state Islamic r