Former health minister Khairy Jamaluddin commended his newly-appointed successor, hoping that she will continue to fight for an excellent public health system.
Khairy, on Twitter, said he hoped that Dr Zaliha Mustafa would strive to fight for allocations that commensurate with the hard work by the health community.
Congratulations YB Dr @Zaliha_DrZ on her appointment as the new @KKMPutrajaya Minister.
Good luck and continue to fight for an excellent public health system and get allocations to commensurate with the hard work of the KKM (MOH) community. All the best! he tweeted.
Tahniah YB Dr @Zaliha_DrZ atas pelantikan sebagai Menteri @KKMPutrajaya yang baharu. Semoga berjaya & terus berjuang untuk sistem kesihatan awam yang cemerlang dan mendapat peruntukan yang setimpal dengan usaha gigih warga KKM. All the best!— Khairy Jamaluddin (@Khairykj) December 2, 2022
First-term Sekijang MP from PKR, Dr Zaliha has been appointed Health Minister in Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahims administration.
According to Sinar Harian, Dr Zaliha currently runs her own private clinic in Bandar Putra Kulai, Johor, after serving three years as a medical officer in district hospitals in Taiping, Perak, and Pekan, Pahang.