Berita MPA Newsletter February 2018

From the President Fresh Beginning Assalamualaikum and Salam Sejahtera to esteemed members of MPA. Happy New Year 2018, Friends and Colleagues! A fresh new year is once again upon us. It’s the time to be thankful for the blessings of the past year and to take stock of all our achievements. At the same time,…

HANDS UP FOR VACCINATION!

 HANDS UP FOR VACCINATION! A campaign advocating for protection against PnD Pfizer Malaysia together with the Asian Strategic Alliance for Pneumococcal Disease Prevention (ASAP) and the Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA) today launched an advococacy campaign to encourage Malaysians to put their Hands Up in support of pneumoccocal vaccination. Recognising the growing burden of pneumococcal…

Berita MPA Newsletter November 2017

From the President REFLECTIONS…and moving forward Assalamualaikum and Salam Sejahtera to esteemed members of MPA. First and foremost, as the newly elected President of MPA for 2017-2019, I would like to express my heartiest gratitude to Dr Thiyagar Nadarajaw, the immediate past president, who had done a splendid job during his tenure as the MPA…

Berita MPA Newsletter August 2017

From the President REFLECTIONS…and moving forward Dear comrades, Our next Annual General meeting is during our 39th Annual Congress in October. With that my tenure as the President of MPA comes to an end. How do I feel? Relieved? Yes. Huge relieve from replying the avalanche of emails I receive! Disappointed? A little. Feel let-down that most state subcommittees are still inactive…

Dengue Vaccine in Malaysia

8 November 2016 I refer to the Sun Daily report dated 3 Nov 2016 which headlined “Govt yet to approve dengue vaccine due to lack of info: Subra” http://www.thesundaily.my/node/405930 Historically, Malaysia was foremost to document Dengue Fever (DF) in 1902 and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) in1962. It would have been another feather in our national…

Berita MPA Newsletter February 2017

From the President Work Inclusively With MPA… Happy New Year dear members, The Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA) looks forward to a better and properous 2017. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to all MPA committee members for the assistence and cooperation rendered throughout the year 2016. I also want to thank non-committee members who…

Joint Statement – International Policy Statement for Universal Use of Kangaroo Mother Care for Preterm and Low Birthweight Infants

Dear IPA Member Societies, Greetings from International Pediatric Association !! We are pleased to inform you that the, 4 International Joint Statements was released on 15th February 2017 at Malawi. These statements are supported and endorsed by IPA and other international health care professionals. Here is the link to the joint statements. IPA  encourages each pediatrician…