Pakar kesal kerajaan dilihat kurang prihatin terhadap isu kanak-kanak

Pelbagai pihak berkepentingan menyambut baik cadangan pakar kesihatan agar kerajaan menubuhkan kementerian khusus untuk kanak-kanak. Bekas pesuruhjaya Suruhanjaya Hak Asasi Manusia Malaysia (Suhakam) James Nayagam berkata terdapat pelbagai isu mengenai kanak-kanak, termasuk buli siber, buli di sekolah, kehamilan dan pengguguran dalam kalangan remaja, gengsterisme dan kesihatan mental. “Sekurang-kurangnya 3,000 kanak-kanak terjejas dengan isu-isu seperti ini…

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…

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…