Putrajaya to launch health scheme for B40 in January


Gan Pei Ling

Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad says the Health Ministry will include allocations for Skim Peduli Sihat in the 2019 national budget to be tabled in Parliament in November for implementation next year. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 8, 2018.

SKIM Peduli Sihat, a health scheme for the nation’s bottom 40% of income earners, will be launched nationwide in January after being delayed from implementation during the new government’s first 100 days, the health minister said.

Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said his ministry will include allocations for the scheme in the 2019 national budget to be tabled in Parliament in November for implementation next year.


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