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Human resource development for future basic occupational health services in Malaysia

Samsuddin, Niza and A Rahman, Nor Azlina and Razali, Ailin and Yusof, Muhammad Zubir and Abdullah Hair, Ahmad Fitri and Manivasagam, Dayanath and Hullon, Rajinderjit Singh and Nik Mohamed, Nik Mohamed Nizan (2019) Human resource development for future basic occupational health services in Malaysia. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 3 (4). pp. 939-943. E-ISSN 2600-8491

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Abstract

A guideline on Basic Occupational Health Services (BOHS) has been established jointly by ILO/WHO/ICOH in response to poor achievements of the Occupational Health Services (OHS), especially among workers in small and medium enterprises at the global level. Malaysia. The international guideline describes competent and skilled human resources as an essential strategy for BOHS implementation. This commentary will discuss the challenges faced by current occupational health personnel providing OHS in Malaysia and proposes improvements of human resource development for future BOHS in Malaysia to ensure fair and better OHS coverage for Malaysian workers.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3750/78701
Uncontrolled Keywords: Basic Occupational Health Services (BOHS), Occupational Health Services (OHS), Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Occupational Health Nurse (OHN), Occupational Health Doctor (OHD)
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Biomedical Science (Effective:1st July 2011)
Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Physical Rehabilitation Sciences
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Community Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Depositing User: Dr Niza Samsuddin
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2020 16:36
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2020 17:58
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/78701

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