Berita MPA Newsletter August 2022

  Basics of Child Health – Nutrition & Hygiene Dear Members of MPA, friends and colleagues, Merdeka Greetings! And Salam Sejahtera! We will celebrate the 65th anniversary of our country’s independence with the theme of “Malaysian Family – Strong Together”. We have had an outstanding and firm healthcare service for the last six decades. However,…

Berita MPA Newsletter May 2022

  Vaccinate Children to Complete the Cycle Dear Members of MPA, friends and colleagues, Sincere Greetings and Salam Sejahtera! The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted our lives and clinical practice since 11 March 2020. We have gone through 4 waves of COVID-19 virus strains; thanks to the introduction of vaccines in February 2021, we have managed…

Berita MPA Newsletter November 2021

  COVID-19 Pandemic Presidency Dear Esteemed Friends and Colleagues, Greetings and hope all are in good health! COVID-19 Pandemic The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic hit us in early 2020, soon after my presidency began. The early phases of the pandemic were periods of much uncertainty and fear, with multiple rounds of movement control orders and lockdowns,…

Berita MPA Newsletter August 2021

  COVID-19, Lockdowns, Uncertain Times and The Impact… Dear Esteemed Friends and Colleagues, Greetings and hope all are in good health! After more than 1 year of lockdowns and social distancing, we all need some social activities to remain sane and healthy. The next MPA annual congress would be the 11th Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society…

Berita MPA Newsletter May 2021

Dear Esteemed Friends and Colleagues, Greetings!! Wishing all a safe and healthy 2021!! We are in a new cycle of movement control order (MCO) as a result of the long-drawn Covid-19 pandemic. I hope all friends, colleagues and your family members remain healthy and safe. As the Covid-19 vaccination is being rolled out slowly into…

Berita MPA Newsletter February 2021

Dear Esteemed Friends and Colleagues, Greetings!! Wishing all a safe and healthy 2021!! MJPCH update Our Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health (MJPCH) has gained recognition from indexing agencies, and is now indexed in Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), MyJournal and Google Scholar. The journal is currently in the process of obtaining indexing in MyCite and…

Berita MPA Newsletter November 2020

Dear Esteemed Friends and Colleagues, 2020 – A Year Lost!! Greetings!! As the end of 2020 approaches, with Malaysia in the third wave of COVID-19 pandemic and 10th month of MCO, I hope everyone remains well both physically and psychologically during this time of uncertainties. MPA held its 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday,…

Berita MPA Newsletter August 2020

Dear esteemed friends and colleagues, Greetings!! I hope everyone has been keeping well during this COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly affected many aspects of our lives and the NEW NORMAL that we practice today. We have to innovate to adapt amid the challenges brought about by the pandemic, to minimise the disruption of health services that…

Berita MPA Newsletter May 2020

Dear friends and colleagues, Sincere Greetings!! With a heavy heart #stayathome. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted our lives and clinical practice for all of us. SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus and COVID-19 a new disease, was first reported from Wuhan China in December 2019. The virus spread rapidly and WHO declared a SARS- CoV-2…