Network of healthcare centres for migrant workers a good step, but systemic shifts also needed: NGOs

Migrant workers are triaged upon arrival and have their temperature taken before being ushered to the registration counter in the medical centre at 63 Loyang Way on July 1, 2021.
Migrant workers are triaged upon arrival and have their temperature taken before being ushered to the registration counter in the medical centre at 63 Loyang Way on July 1, 2021.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

SINGAPORE - For two weeks, construction worker Ronju, who goes by one name, has had the same routine.

Each day, he lines up outside the gym in the 14,000-bed PPT Lodge 1B dormitory in Seletar where he lives, gets his work permit and blood pressure checked, and is led into an air-conditioned area where he waits for his name to be called.

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