Allocation of RM29 billion, of which RM10.8 billion going to hospitals and clinics upgrades, medications, and equipment
1. Health Services Scheme for B40 households aged 50 and above which includes 800,000 individuals with allocation of RM100 million
2. Free breast cancer screening (mammogram), HPV vaccination program, and pap smear screening in public hospitals and clinics which benefits more than 70,000 women with allocation of RM20 million.
3. Starting January 1st 2019, the Ministry of Health will widen the non-smoking zones including all restaurants and eateries, strengthening the ‘Malaysia Bebas Asap Rokok Tahun 2045’ mission.
4. RM50 million allocated to rare diseases treatment, Hepatitis C treatment, program to manage stunted growth issues among children, screening, and the widening of hemodialysis treatment as well as Enhanced Primary Healthcare (EnPHC).
5. Widening the partnership programs between public and private healthcare whereby the government provide healthcare infrastructure while private healthcare organizations to add funding.
6. April 1st 2019 is when the excised duty will be implemented to two categories of sugary beverages which is manufactured in ready-to-drink packaging.
7. Beverages containing more than 5g of added sugar or other sweeteners per 100ml as well as fruit and vegetable juices containing more than 12g per 100ml.