Selangor's Budget 2024, which allocates RM59.7 million for public health, proposes a new hospitalisation benefit for Iltizam Selangor Sihat (ISS) recipients, up to RM10,000 annually at selected panel hospitals. ISS has been allocated RM35 million for next year.
Selangor Public Health & Environment Exco Jamaliah Jamaluddin cites time constraints and transportation issues as two main reasons Selangor residents skip their follow-ups, even when their Selangor Saring test results reveal abnormalities.
NCSM repurposed tactics from its Covid vaccination campaign by getting beauty salons and barber shops to educate their customers about cancer. Risk reduction strategies, says NCSM, must be in youth and sports, schools and communities, not with clinicians.