Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka has added 4 new screening packages recently to strengthen its Master Health Check (MHC) system, says a press release.
New screening packages include liver screening, screening tests for smokers, thyroid check, DAP screening (Drugs with Additional Potentiality).
Since its first introduction in 2005, it has been providing a number of preventive health screening services with a separate clinic. Till date it has served more than 16,500 patients with screening needs.
According to the hospital authority, they have now 12 screening packages like whole body check, heart check, diabetic check, common cancer screening etc.
Among the packages, Apollo DAP screening is the first of its kind in our country that is used to screen the people with history of alcoholism or other drug addiction and to detect the presence and level of drugs with addiction potentiality.
Source: The Daily Star, January 10, 2008