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Multi-agency approach to tackle illegal migrants avoiding health screenings, says Malaysia’s MOH
 

Multi-agency approach to tackle illegal migrants avoiding health screenings, says Malaysia’s MOH

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Migrant workers are to be subjected to health screening annually, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr. S. Subramaniam, comprising health examination for tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, syphilis, HIV/AIDS, malaria and epilepsy.
 
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8 Dec 2016 - General
 
Marinelle Castro Even epilepsy is a non communicable disease it is recommended to screen for migrant workers in Malaysia as epilepsy as all we know it causes muscular tremors and seizures. ...
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Madhubabu kaaja the Malaysian ministry of health has all the rights to take any actions to protect her own population from any danger that could harm them, and I see what is decided is not b...
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The migrants are very lucky to be subjected to annual health screening. This should be a mandate for everyone, not just for foreign workers. Screening is the best way to prevent spread of communicable diseases and every country should aggressively co...
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I think that all healthcare professionals, whether foreign or local should undergo an annual screening test for the mentioned infections. However, I am curious why professionals need to be screened for epilepsy? As far as I am concerned, this is not ...
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