We need to protect the children

IT was with great sadness that we learnt of the passing of five-month-old Adam Rayqal Mohd Sufi as a result of traumatic brain injuries. Our condolences to his grieving family. As paediatricians, we would like to remind Malaysians that injuries are an important preventable cause of death among children. Studies published more than two decades…

Support for Breastfeeding from The International Pediatric Association World Breastfeeding Week August 2018

WBFW – Social Media Tool Kit Use the sample tweets and post given in the attached IPA social media toolkit. Don’t forget to tag us @IPAWorldorg and hashtag: #IPASupportsBreastfeeding  Acknowledging the 2018 World Breastfeeding Week, the International Pediatric Association (IPA) reinforces its commitment to promote breastfeeding by all women from all countries and socio-…

The Plight Of Our Orang Asli Children

 The mortality rate of Orang Asli children below the age of five is five times the national average. This means that for every one Malay, Chinese, Indian, Iban or Kadazan child who dies, five Orang Asli children will die. Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh shares some alarming facts about the plight of our Orang Asli children…