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SOCSO: Thumbs Up for Free Health Screening

KUALA LUMPUR (29 December 2012): THE one-off free health screening offered by the Social Security Organisation (Socso) to nearly two million of its contributors is a win-win situation for both workers and employers as it will create health-conscious workers, leading to better productivity.

Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Shamsuddin Bardan lauded the Health Screening Programme (HSP).  Read More

NTV7: SOCSO Needs More Private Clinics For Its Free Health Screening Programme

nbc-ntv7Kuala Lumpur (19 Dec 2012): SOCSO (Social Security Organisation) is urging more clinics to participate as panel clinics under the Socso Free Health Screening Programme which starts in January.

Presently, only 392 out of 5,000 clinics nationwide have registered with the programme which is not enough to cover some 2 million eligible Socso members.  Read More

SOCSO: 1.9 Million Members Eligible For Free Health Screening

KUALA LUMPUR (16 October 2012) : Some 1.9 million workers aged 40 and above who are contributors to the Social Security Organisation (Socso) are eligible for a free health screening beginning January next year.

Human Resource Minister Datuk Seri Dr S.Subramaniam said this was to identify those at risk of getting non-communicable diseases like high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease, as well as to check cholesterol levels, and for prostate cancer in men and cervical/breast cancer in women through Pap smear/mammogram.  Read More

SOCSO: Free Check-Ups for Members Aged 40 to 55

KUALA LUMPUR (3 October 2012): STARTING Jan 1 next year, some 1.4 million private sector employees will enjoy free medical screening amounting to RM200 million, as announced by the prime minister in the 2013 Budget.

This sentiment was echoed by Socso chief executive officer Datuk K. Selvarajah who said the allocation was very much needed by the workers.  Read More

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