MY E.G Services Bhd (MYEG) officially unveiled today its one-stop portal for Covid-19 screening, a service aimed at helping the government monitor and accelerate the testing of workers in Malaysia.
This one-stop portal serves as an alternative channel for employers in the country to register and schedule Covid-19 screening for their workforce in conjunction with the Social Security Organisation’s (“SOCSO”) Prihatin Screening Programme. This initiative is supported by the Minister of Human Resources M. Saravanan, in which this one-stop portal will facilitate the screening of workers and breaking the chain of Covid-19 transmission.
In line with an announcement recently made by Saravanan, employers are eligible under the programme to receive a subsidy of RM150 for each screening carried out on workers who are SOCSO contributors. For workers who are non-contributors and not eligible for subsidy, screening can also be set-up through MYEG’s one-stop portal at a cost of RM150 per test.
Through a partnership with a panel of approved clinics, MYEG will arrange for screening to be conducted on-site at employers’ premises by trained medical practitioners adhering fully to Ministry of Health guidelines. Upon completion of the screening, workers will be issued a QR code-based digital certificate on a mobile application by MYEG which will serve as proof of testing recognised by the Ministry of Human Resources.
In addition, relevant data from the one-stop portal on the screening of workers will be provided to the Ministry to enable its monitoring and enforcement activities to be carried out more effectively.
In this connection, employers whose workforce have already undergone testing are encouraged to voluntarily declare their status on the portal to ensure the Ministry can be updated accordingly.