Buku Akil Baligh perempuan dan lelaki

Both books were designed and written for children and adolescents to help them understand the phases of pubertal change. It is also suitable for health professionals and parents who would like to know and discuss puberty in this group of children. It was a collaborative work by Paediatricians, Family Health Specialists, Obstetric/gynaecologist along with talented illustrator…

Tiba masa kementerian wajibkan imunisasi, kata pakar

Berikutan wabak demam campak, difteria, batuk kokol dan terbaru polio yang muncul selepas 27 tahun Malaysia bebas daripada penyakit itu, pakar pediatrik berharap kerajaan mengambil tindakan radikal dengan mewajibkan imunisasi. Dr Musa Mohd Nordin berkata kanak-kanak tidak wajar menjadi mangsa penyakit berjangkit yang boleh dielak dengan mengambil suntikan vaksin lebih awal. “Menteri sudah arah tubuhkan…

Curbing spread of polio virus

All children under five in Sabah will be given an additional immunisation – which will be made in stages – to ensure the proliferation of the polio virus can be stopped. “A methodical plan is being drawn up and the additional immunisation will be implemented as soon as possible, ’’ said Health director-general Datuk Dr…

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Kejadian Kes Polio Pertama Setelah Malaysia Diisytiharkan Bebas Polio

Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia (KKM) dengan dukacita ingin memaklumkan kejadian satu kes yang disahkan dijangkiti virus polio di Malaysia, setelah 27 tahun Malaysia bebas daripada penyakit tersebut. Kes melibatkan seorang bayi lelaki warganegara Malaysia berumur tiga bulan dari Tuaran, Sabah yang telah mengalami demam diikuti dengan lemah anggota badan dan telah dimasukkan ke Unit Rawatan Rapi…

Even one polio case is an outbreak

The three-month-old infant from Tuaran, Sabah who contracted polio was under-immunised with polio vaccine and was thus not protected, says consultant paediatrician and clinical immunologist Datuk Dr Musa Mohd Nordin. According to the Malaysian National Immunisation Schedule, infants are to receive the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) at ages two months, three months and five months.…