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Simpler diagnostic Hepatitis C test at government facilities

Last update: 06/08/2018

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 6 (Bernama) -- A simpler diagnostic test for Hepatitis C will be made available at 22 government hospitals and 25 health clinics nationwide, said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

This follow the signing of memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Health Ministry's Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) and Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (Find) which he witnessed here today.

Dr Dzulkefly said the MoU marked an important milestone in achieving  the World Health Organisation viral hepatitis goals, which is to get 90 per cent of the population screened and diagnosed and 80 per cent treated by the year 2030.....


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