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Medical Exam for EP

Postby PoorBoy » Wed, 08 Nov 2006 2:38 pm

Dear All,
I need to help from you all. I am from Myanmar. I am IT professional. I am Hepatitis B carrier since i was young. But I am healthy, i can work like others people. Some said that I can't work there because of my Hepatitis B disease. Some said that I can work. So I am so confusing. I am afraid that I can't work there because I am very enthusiastic to work at Singapore. I want to know that medical examination for Employment Pass depends on what? Who need to make check-up Hepatitis B?
So could you please give me adivse to me?

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Postby PoorBoy » Mon, 13 Nov 2006 3:32 pm

Hi all,
Isn't there anybody who can advise me? I am so poor.. Pls help me.

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Postby spaul » Mon, 13 Nov 2006 3:49 pm

Poorboy,

You might want to contact MoM directly and ask. I know that the medical checkup seems to be mainly focused on Aids and TB but I don't know if your situation will affect your ability to get an employment pass. It is best to ask them directly as they are quite good about responding.

Sorry I can't be more of help.

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Postby PoorBoy » Wed, 15 Nov 2006 1:18 pm

Hi spaul,
Thank you very much for your advise.
I have already ask to Mom. They said they can't advise on me and they ask me to apply my medical history and they said that application will be subjected to approval on a case to case basis.
So how can I understand that? And I can't be sure if my EP depends on my HepaB or not. How my HepaB effect to get EP? I just want to these.
I welcome others' advise on me.. Thanks to all.

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Postby PoorBoy » Fri, 17 Nov 2006 3:56 pm

Hi all,
Please share your experiences. Blood test of HepaB is required to get EP? and please give me advise on my questions of previous post .I really need your helps.
Regards,

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Postby Plavt » Fri, 17 Nov 2006 4:36 pm

PoorBoy,
I don't like to dampen people's spirits but since Hepatitis B is contagious I think your application will most likely be rejected.

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Postby ksl » Fri, 17 Nov 2006 8:17 pm

PoorBoy wrote:Hi all,
Please share your experiences. Blood test of HepaB is required to get EP? and please give me advise on my questions of previous post .I really need your helps.
Regards,


Hepatitis A can be widely spread to epidemic proportion, anyone can get it however I don't believe that hepatitis B is infectious, it is very serious and you carry it for the rest of your life, but it doesn't always spread, If you was infectious, I don't believe even your Country can be so
irresponsible, to let you walk around.

Hepatitis B is very serious however, but is not contagious in many cases

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/diseases/hepatitis/

My wife and I was only tested for HIV for our EP/DP on both occassions, HIV test is on the renewel form, not any other test. Although I would suspect if you are coming from Countries carrying the disease in epidemic proportions, you must declare however any illness you have, if you don't wish to go to prison.

The type B depends if you are a carrier or a transmitter of the disease!

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Postby PoorBoy » Fri, 24 Nov 2006 11:16 am

Hi all,
Thanks you for your replies. But I can't get the clear information. Anyway, thank you all. I have to go Singapore to catch a job next month and i have to take too much risk.Can I prepare anything for my medical check up? How can I prepare for that?

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Postby Plavt » Fri, 24 Nov 2006 5:08 pm

PoorBoy,
A bit more information for you since you have hepatitis;

http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/articles/article.aspx?articleID=668


Ksl; Hepatitis B can be infectious.

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Postby jpatokal » Fri, 24 Nov 2006 9:09 pm

Plavt wrote:Ksl; Hepatitis B can be infectious.

Only through blood or sexual intercourse.
Vaguely heretical thoughts on travel technology at Gyrovague

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Request again

Postby PoorBoy » Tue, 23 Jan 2007 12:04 pm

Hi all, Thank you very much for your replies. But I am not still clear about medical exam for EP. I know about Hepitatic B. I don't want to know about it. I just want to know whether I can work at Singapore or Not for a Hepatitc B carrier? If you know a good idea, pls share me. I strongly want to know about that. How can I do to work at Singapore. Pls share your information and idea with me.. I hope you all to reply me... It is very urgent for me..

PS. anyone can adivce me to my email..

Thanks you all very much.
PB

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Postby ReeseKirsten » Wed, 21 Feb 2007 1:41 pm

So how are you now? Did u get an EP despite your condition?

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Hepa B testing

Postby gymfithk » Sat, 21 Feb 2009 5:15 pm

What kind of blood test does MOM require? Hepa B? HIV? Drug test?

Wont I get a work visa if I turned out positive in one of these?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 22 Feb 2009 2:31 am

Probably not.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 16 May 2010 5:01 pm

For the record, Hepatitis B will NOT be used to keep someone from working in Singapore. This from a newflash in April this year (2010). The Ministry of Manpower only screens for HIV, TB, Syphilis and Malaria.

One reason is that most Singaporeans and all born after 1985 in Singapore have been vaccinated against HePB in the Childhood Immunization Programme. As it is generally not transmittable via casual contact it's not really too much of a danger. But you do have to make a full honest medical history report and note it if you are a carrier otherwise you are breaking the law.

All foreign workers, including FDWs, have to undergo a medical examination by a registered Singapore doctor within 14 days of their arrival in Singapore. They will be screened for HIV, tuberculosis, syphilis and malaria. They must provide accurate details of their medical history, failing which they may be barred from working here.


http://www.mom.gov.sg/Home/Press_Replie ... dical.aspx


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