CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019: A Paediatric Perspective

The Department of Paediatrics of the Khoo Teck Puat – National University Children’s Medical Institute, National University Hospital (Singapore) is organising the first Wong Hock Boon Paediatric Masterclass Webinar. Registration is free but spaces are limited. Please refer to the attachment for the detailed programme. To register, scan the QR code to complete the form. A confirmation email…

Why teens act the way they do

A doctor uses his medical insight to get teachers to see teenagers in a different light, writes Aznim Ruhana Md Yusup. MOST people equate paediatricians with treating children but the age range for paediatric care is actually up to 18. But treating a 15-year-old patient requires a different approach compared to a 5-year-old. Dr Thiyagar…

Practise healthy lifestyle from young

A healthy lifestyle should be nurtured from young to mitigate risks of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), former Malaysian Paediatric Association president Dr Thiyagar Nadarajaw said. He said NCDs were often associated with one’s lifestyle when they were young. NCDs are diseases that are not transmissible from one person to another, such as Parkinson’s disease, autoimmune diseases,…