Retirement or Re-tyre ment

N. Paramaesvaran, Past President MPA My good friend Dr.Gopalkrisnan, a retired Anaesthetist who lives in Perth, once  met His Holiness Sai Baba in India and  asked His Holiness his views on retirement. Sai Baba looked him  straight in the face, and with a cheeky smile  said “The word my good friend is ‘re-tyre’. You then …

How we ended up in Chicago, USA

By Dr Pong Kwai Meng, Dr Cheang Hon Kit and Dr Hwang Yee Chern It all started after Kwai Meng returned from Sydney, Australia in 2009 when he had completed his 2 years of neonatal training at the Royal Hospital for Women. During his stint with NSW Newborn and Paediatric Emergency Transport Service (NETS), a…

A long wait to thank you

BERITA MPA – FEBRUARY 2011 I was a naïve 1st year medical officer still at the infantile phase of my career. It was 18 years ago in a District Hospital in Sabah. Prior to that, I had just completed the last 3 months of my internship in Paediatrics at Penang Hospital. On reporting for work,…

My Kelantan ‘Connection’

By Dato’ Dr. N.Parameswaran I am writing this article as a series of anecdotes, sometimes disjointed, as I rack my ageing memory to recall incidents that took place some fifty years ago. I am hoping it will give some insight to the younger doctors, of the ‘trials and tribulations’ I faced as I attempted to…

Berita MPA – 2010 to 2016

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