HEALTH SCREENING FAQ
A non-communicable disease (NCD) is a disease that is not transmissible directly from one person to another. NCDs include Parkinson's disease, autoimmune diseases, strokes, most heart diseases, most cancers, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease, cataracts, and others.
Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), including heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and chronic lung disease.
At the moment, you may walk in to any government clinic or private clinics which offers health screening program.
Yes, you can.
Anyone from 18 years and above are encouraged to do health screening. If you have a family history of NCD, you are encouraged to go for health screening at an even earlier age.
Blood and urine tests take about 10 minutes. For ultrasound, exercise stress test and echocardiography, it can take 30 minutes to an hour for each test.
Yes you may request for a female doctor, however it is subjected to the doctors availability
The health screenings can be done during the facility’s operating hours.
Yes, you can. However, we will collect your urine sample 7 days after your menses is over.
Health screening is a medical test used by a doctor to examine a patient's illness and health condition before there are any signs or symptoms.
Your health screening results shall be available as soon as the doctor's consultation is over. However, lab test results may take longer depending on the number of patients at the given period of time.
Depending on your selected package, it may include blood, urine or stool tests with a physical examination by a doctor. Other procedures include visual acuity tests, X-ray and ultrasound for early detection of disease.
Regular screening helps you to detect if you have any disease or condition even if you feel perfectly well, without any symptoms or signs of illness. Early detection, followed by treatment/investigation can result in a better prognosis and lowers the risk of severe complications.
"Prevention is better than cure." For example, many are at risk for cancer, stroke, or heart disease but experience no signs and symptoms. On the other hand, early detection of disorders can prevent major complications.
The age to start going for health screenings is a personal decision, based on your risk factors and family history. However, you can consult our doctors, who will recommend the type of Health Screening package suitable for you and your loved ones.
The requirement to fast depends on the type of tests involved. If the tests involve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, you will need to fast for 10 to 12 hours before your medical check-up. It is essential to drink plenty of plain water and avoid teas and coffees before your blood tests. For specific advice, you can contact our friendly clinic staff.
If your screening results are normal, continue for regular screening as the doctor recommends. Our doctor will recommend further tests or treatments if your screening results are abnormal.
Fasting is not required, but is recommended for more accurate results.
You will need to bring along documents such as your NRIC/passport for verification purposes.
Yes, our doctors are trained to handle and treat infants and children.
Yes, foreigners residing in Malaysia are also eligible for Health screening.
You are only required to register a MySejahtera account and walk into any healthcare facility or clinic offering health screening services.
It shall be available as soon as your doctor has uploaded into the system.
Your weight, BMI, blood group, blood cholesterol level, blood glucose level, blood pressure and summary of your doctor’s visit including lab test results.
You may download it in PDF format and print it if required.
Yes, your dependent can undergo health screening under your account as a dependent account
No. There will be no charges will incurred when using the health screening function in the MySejahtera aplication.
Currently at the initial phase, only health facilities using the MyVAS system (provider’s portal) are able to input your records into MySejahtera. In the future, there will be integration processes that enables your health records to be collected and consolidated into MySejahtera. Health screening records under PeKa B40 can be displayed into MySejahtera starting from August 2022.