Why avoid immunisation?

27 July 2016 By Datuk Dr Musa Mohd Nordin Immunisation is one of the components of the child survival strategy of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef). Every year, million deaths are prevented and 750,000 are saved from disabilities with vaccine-preventable diseases. Please download the full article here.

Handbook for Clinical Management of Dengue

Foreword Since publication of the new edition of Dengue: Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2009, the need to provide more training to health-care workers in this area has become increasingly evident. Existing training materials need to include more detail to help clinicians recognize the evolution of…

Referrals for Newly Diagnosed or T2DM Patients With Inadequate Glycemic Control for Phase III Clinical Trial

Dear Colleague, With the rise of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) amongst pediatric patients, it is imperative to expand safe and effective treatment options. We are  currently participating as investigators for a Phase III sitagliptin research study for pediatric patients with T2DM. As an investigator, we would like to ask for your help with patient referrals.…

Referrals for T2DM Patients Who Are Not Well-Controlled on Metformin Monotherapy for Phase III Clinical Trial

Dear Colleague, With the rise of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) amongst pediatric patients, it is imperative to expand safe and effective treatment options. We are currently participating as investigators for a Phase III sitagliptin research study for pediatric patients with T2DM who are not well-controlled on metformin monotherapy. As an investigator, we would like to…

Prevalence of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes causing invasive and non-invasive disease in South East Asia: A review

This review of prevalence of serotypes causing PD in South East Asia might be of interest to the ASAP fraternity. The serotypes covered under PCV10, Prevenar13 and PPV23 in Malaysia is based on this review. For detail analysis see the attached excel sheet below. Abstract Background: Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of bacterial infections…

Influenza: aiming at a moving target

An interesting video from European Scientists Fighting Influenza website. The online influenza tool is a project of the European Scientific Working group on Influenza (ESWI), a group of multidisciplinary scientists who aim to combat the impact of epidemic and pandemic influenza. Regular communication with healthcare professionals is one of the group’s top priorities. To see…

Presentation Videos: Facts About Sugars

Presentation 1: Sugars and potential sugars in food labelling. Dr.John Monro Presentation 2: The Importance of energy balance in children’s diets: The role of sugars. Prof. Peter Davies Presentation 3: Are Malaysian children taking too much sugars? What are the health concerns? Dr. Muhammad Yazid Jalaludin Date: 9th July 2011 (Saturday) Venue: One World Hotel,…