Friday, February 24, 2017

State Government Free Mammogram

Mammo Penang

Valid for Penang female residents
Free breast ultrasound (35 - 40 years old)
Mammogram (40 and above)
Original IC is required. Terms and conditions apply.

Please contact 017-449 0096 or BP Diagnostic Centres below for appointment or further details:

BP Diagnostic Sdn Bhd, Penang
Suite G1 & G2
Menara Penang Garden
42A Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
10050 Georgetown
Tel:  04-229 2677

BP Diagnostic Centre, BM
Ground Floor
62-63 Jalan Aston
14000 Bukit Mertajam
Tel:  04-537 7889


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Colorectal Cancer Screening

iFOBT (immunochemical-based Faecal Occult Blood Test) community screening started in MOH health clinics since 2013.  It is available at government health clinics in Penang.

CRITERIA for Screening:
Age Group: 50 - 75 years old
Asymptomatic (pre-clinical state)
No family history
Health Clinics & Community (integrated / opportunistic screening)
Willingness to proceed with colonoscopy or further intervention
High-risk Group (with symptoms/family history) will be referred directly to Hospital for further assessment and management.


High Risk
Personal history of either polyps or colorectal cancer
Family history of either polyps or colorectal cancer
Personal history of inflammatory bowel disease
Family history of cancer such as breast, uterine & ovarian.
Average Risk
Asymptomatic individual aged over 40 years
Low Risk
Asymptomatic individuals aged less than 40 years and other than those listed above.

List of government health clinics in Penang:

Source:  Ministry of Health

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Infertility Seminar

Saturday, 8 April 2017
Auditorium 18th Floor, Gleneagles Penang
9.00 am - 3.30 pm

Organised by:  Penang Family Health Development Association
Further information, please contact Ms Engie at 04 281 3144, 016 475 0272 or email <>

Friday, February 17, 2017

Hike for Happiness Carnival

Sunday, 5 March 2017
7 am - 1 pm

5.6 km hike from Botanical Gardens to Penang Hill Top Station

Entry Fee:
Hiker - RM80 (t-shirt, goodie bag, certificate, first 100 participants entitled for finishing medal)
Non-Hiker - RM40 (t-shirt, goodie bag, 2-ways funicular return ticket)

Closing date:  25 Feb 2017
Organised by:  D'Home Mental Health Association
For further enquiries, please contact Ms Baby Goh 012 487 8873, Ms Sally Yeoh 012 485 6087, D'Home at 04-643 4432 or email <>

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Colorectal Cancer - CORUM Convention 2017

Saturday 11 March 2017
8.00 am - 5.00 pm
G Hotel Gurney, Penang, Salon IV

FREE registration, limited to 100 participants.
Organised by Colorectal Cancer Survivorship Society Malaysia
Further information, please contact Mr Sri Tharan 016 709 0010, Ms Cynthia Chu 012 313 1487 or email <>