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NCD Chronicles #6: Living With Cancer, And Living On A Knife Edge (Part 2)

Hiba Abdul Rahman, Breast Cancer Survivor | Mandy Thoo, Honorary Secretary, NCD Malaysia | Mark O’Dell, CEO, Life Insurance Association of Malaysia

22-Feb-23 16:00

NCD Chronicles #6: Living With Cancer, And Living On A Knife Edge (Part 2)

This is the second part of an NCD Chronicles cancer special in conjunction with World Cancer Day on 4 February. In the previous episode, Hiba Abdul Rahman, a 32-year-old breast cancer survivor, shared how the inequities in the wider landscape of insurance and medical financing have put her in precarious financial position vis-a-vis her cancer and overall care. In this episode, Hiba shares more about the unique challenges faced by younger adults diagnosed with cancer, while Mandy Thoo from NCD Malaysia, and Mark O’Dell from the Life Insurance Association of Malaysia, weigh in with thoughts on policy changes and the role of other stakeholders.

Listen to the first part: NCD Chronicles #6: Living With Cancer, And Living On A Knife Edge (Part 1)

Image credit: Prakash Daniel Photography

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek

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Categories:  health policymanaging diseasewellness

Tags:  ncdchroniclesinsurancebreast cancerworld cancer day 2020medical cardcritical illnesslife insurancethe bigger picturehealth and living

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