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…

Remembering the boy with polio

Tun Dr Siti Hasmah, wife of the Malaysian prime minister & patron of the Immunise4Life programme, recalls the time when many children were stricken with polio. Fortunately, those days came to an end … until recently, when the disease re-emerged in Tuaran, Sabah. Let’s be vigilant and vaccinate our children for their protection. Tun Dr…

Prof Dr Mohd Yazid Jalaludin

41st MPA Annual Congress 2019

The Malaysian Paediatric Association is honoured to co-host the 15th AOCCN which will explore the many complex challenges of child neurology during the 41st Malaysian Paediatric Association Annual Congress 2019. Dr Mohd Yazid Jalaludin, President, Malaysian Paediatric Association, shares some highlights of the congress.