Kanser di kalangan Kanak-Kanak

 Dr Teh Kok Hoi Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist in Hospital Kuala Lumpur was interviewed on 20.8.18. The full segment also available on Facebook at 38minutes 44 seconds of the show till 57minutes 36 seconds of the show. (It includes interviews with family of a child with stage IV lymphoma and also a song performed by Qistina.)…

Berita MPA Newsletter August 2018

Assalamualaikum and Salam Sejahtera to esteemed members of MPA. Friends and Colleagues! How’s the new look of our MPA website, mpaeds.my? I do hope, ALL, if not most of you have had a chance to visit this fresh new look of MPA. For those who have not, do spend a little bit of your precious…

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…

Influenza increases morbidity and mortality

Posing for a photo at the session are (from left) Prof Tan, Prof Zamberi, University Malaya Medical Centre visiting senior clinical consultant Prof Dr Yasmin Abdul Malik, Dr Musa and Assoc Prof Pang. IN the modern world, influenza can spread more easily from one end of the world to the other, with certain individuals being…

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…

Influenza dangerous but preventable

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians should stay on guard against infectious diseases such as influenza as it can spread easily, with high-risk groups being more vulnerable, say health experts. The Malaysian Society of Infec­tious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC) said influenza was often confused with the common cold as both shared similar symptoms. MSIDC cautioned that influenza was…

Farewell Amar

Dear friends and colleagues (doctors, nurses, paediatricians, researchers, managers, parents & children, NGOs, etc) As many of you are aware I am retiring this month; this is my 36th year in the civil service. I have lived through the era where those who qualify serve as a single (or only other) paediatrician in a state,…

Berita MPA Newsletter May 2018

Assalamualaikum and Salam Sejahtera to esteemed members of MPA Friends and Colleagues! 10 April 2018 marks a new milestone for MPA. A fresh, new look MPA website, mpaeds.my was launched. As the MPA President, I do hope you will like the new look and feel, as it reflects our effort to communicate with our members…

Two new rabies-infected areas in Sarawak

The statement added this brought the total to 33 areas statewide that had been declared to be rabies infected. — Bernama pic KUCHING, July 4 — Two areas in Sarawak at Kampung Mapu Kijabu, Tebedu, Serian and  Km0.2 Jalan Sakar/Sebangkoi, Jakar, Sarikei have been declared as the latest areas to be rabies infected. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (JPBNS) Secretariat,…