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Women dominate healthcare, yet their health issues are neglected | New Straits Times

IT is ironic that females, who make up 70 per cent of the global healthcare workforce, are also the most neglected when it comes to women’s health issues.

14/6/2021 7:33:00 PM

NSTopinion In Malaysia , 97 per cent of more than 100,000 registered nurses are female. Despite this, awareness about certain diseases that affect women, such as breastcancer, HPV infections and period pains or menstrual cramps, remains low.

IT is ironic that females, who make up 70 per cent of the global healthcare workforce, are also the most neglected when it comes to women’s health issues.

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Taxi driver runs amok and crashes into cars at KK International Airport

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