No child’s play

Parents can play a big role in their children’s digital life, writes Balqis Lim Digital media has also allowed children to be in constant contact with their friends. CHILDREN today are growing up with technology, such as smartphones, tablets and gaming devices. In this era of digital technology, children are missing out on a whole…

Welcome to Mpaeds.my

Welcome to mpaeds.my, the new official website of the Malaysia Paediatric Association. We hope you will like the new look and feel, as it reflects our effort to communicate with our members in a more exciting and contemporary manner. As we become increasingly busy in this day and age, we realise it is all the…

Safe sleeping mode for babies

YOUNG children, especially those under five years of age, are “fragile” and vulnerable to many risks. In recent years, we have become increasingly aware that some small children die as a result of suffocation while sleeping with their parents. This is a tragic event and one that can be easily prevented. As parents need to…

Keeping Communities Healthy: The Islamic Paradigm

Musa Mohd Nordin   Abstract One of the five matters before being overtaken by its opposite as advocated by the Prophet (SAW) was “your health, before you fall sick” (Muslim). This concept of the Prophet’s Medicine (Tibb Nabawi) has been much discussed and unfortunately misunderstood, even abused in recent times. This paper attempts to examine…

#IAMHADIZA

When a patient dies under a doctor’s care, the doctor has to be held accountable. But what if that doctor was overworked, her department was understaffed and the computer system had broken down? This is what happened to Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba in 2011, when a six-year-old boy, Jack Adcock, died under her care in Leicester…

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The website of Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA) The website is designed for Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA)  members and for educational and informational purposes only and all of the material provided on the website, such as graphics, pictures, text, advice, messages, and any other material or content are not a substitute for professional medical advice or…

Ketahui, Fahami Diabetes jenis 1

Ibu bapa, guru perlu bantu pesakit kanak-kanak, remaja jalani hidup lebih yakin Nor Hatina Shuib Kurang pemahaman terhadap penyakit diabetes jenis 1 menyebabkan kebanyakan pesakit kanak-kanak dan remaja dikawal secara keterlaluan oleh segelintir ibu bapa dan guru. Kesannya, pesakit kurang keyakinan diri kerana bukan sahaja dikawal makan, tetapi mereka juga tidak digalakkan menyertai aktiviti harian…