Malaysia to launch self-testing programme for Hep C


PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has become one of the first countries in the world to embark on a Hepatitis C (HCV) self-testing programme, said Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The Health director-general said that this would expand access to HCV testing to those who may not be reached by facility-based testing, another feather in the hat of Malaysia’s commitment to Hepatitis C elimination.

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