40th MPA Annual Congress

 Missed the 40th MPA Annual Congress earlier this month? Catch a few opening clips from the event, including the officiation by HRH Raja Permaisuri of Perak, Tuanku Zara Salim and Health Minister, Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. Missed the 40th MPA Annual Congress earlier this month? Catch a few opening clips from the event, including the…

Vaksinasi cegah penyebaran penyakit

UJIAN sampel cecair hidung merupakan salah satu cara untuk mengesan jangkitan influenza. TENGAH malam itu Noreen Azliza Norzlan, 33, tersedar daripada lena apabila dikejutkan anaknya yang mengadu tubuhnya berasa sejuk. Ironinya, apabila disentuh, badan kanak-kanak berusia 11 tahun itu begitu panas dengan suhu mencecah 39 darjah Celsius. Dia juga berada dalam keadaan sedikit menggigil. Bimbang…

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…