Send kids who missed routine vaccinations for catch-up immunisation, ASAP

By GRAIG NUNIS Parents who did not bring their children for the three-dose diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTP3) jabs and other vaccinations during the various Movement Control Orders (MCOs), can still get the injections from their family doctors, says Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA) president, Dr Selva Kumar Sivapunniam. The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the…

Dr N. Thiyagar receives Asian Paediatrician Award

For his excellent advocacy work in child and adolescent health, Dr N. Thiyagar (pic) received the outstanding Asian Paediatrician Award recently. The senior consultant paediatrician and adolescent medicine specialists received the award from the Asia Pacific Paediatric Association. However, due to logistics reasons, Dr Thiyagar, who is the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital (Alor Star, Kedah) department head, had…