FAQs About the 6ME

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The 6 monthly medical examination (6ME) is a crucial aspect of healthcare for foreign domestic workers (FDWs) in Singapore. It ensures that FDWs are in good health and fit to work, protecting both their well-being and the welfare of their employers.  However, there are often questions and uncertainties surrounding the 6ME process. In this article, […]

Why is 6 Months the Ideal Interval Between Medical Examinations?

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Medically Reviewed by Dr Ho Ying Jie (M.B.B.S., Singapore) In Singapore, regular medical examinations are crucial for maintaining overall health and well-being. The 6-monthly medical examination (6ME) has become a standard practice, offering individuals the opportunity to undergo comprehensive health screenings every six months.  But why is six months considered the ideal interval between medical […]