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Malaysia comes short of WHO target rate in cervical screening

January 14, 2019

Malaysia has only managed to achieve a rate of 12.9 % in terms of cervical screening, which is way below the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) target of 70%, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. “The lifetime risk of a Malaysian woman to develop cervical cancer is 1 in 116. […]

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