Spotlight: The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) Cancer Drug List: What it means to you

ILLUSTRATIONS AND CONCEPT:¬†SONNY LIEW¬†| TEXT: SONNY LIEW AND RAVINDRAN KANESVARAN | PUBLISHED: OCT 6, 2023 In an effort to slow the rapidly escalating cost of cancer, Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) introduced the Cancer Drug List in 2022. Only treatments on that list can be subsidised, and can be paid for by MediShield Life and integrated Shield Plans. Cartoonist Sonny Liew, Associate Professor Ravindran Kanesvaran from the National Cancer Center Singapore and Straits Times senior health correspondent Salma Khalik explain the rationale behind the MOH Cancer Drug List and how it impacts cancer treatment here. Excerpt from that site below. … Continue reading Spotlight: The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) Cancer Drug List: What it means to you