HAKAM Media Statement
The need for a Comprehensive Policy for Migrant Workers during the Covid 19 Pandemic
There are at present 2 million documented migrant workers in Malaysia. The number of undocumented migrant workers are estimated to be 1.5 million to 4 million. 
The lack of decent housing and accommodation prevents the implementation of proactive measures which could further trigger the spread of the virus.
There are at present many barriers facing migrant workers to access the healthcare facilities. These barriers include access, costs, language, fear of arrest and detention. Read more