Wan Azizah: Malaysia well below WHO standards for cervical screening

Published on 14 Jan 2019 5:55:50 PM

Malaysia falls far below the World Health Organisation (WHO) target when it comes to cervical screening.
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said Malaysia only managed to achieve a rate of 12.8 per cent compared to WHO’s target of 70 per cent.
She  said at the launch of Removing Obstacles to Cervical Screening (ROSE), an innovation by Universiti Malaya (UM) and VCS Foundation (VCSF) of Australia.