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Autism: Paediatricians To The Fore

 Are we prepared for the growing challenges of autism? Dr Rajini Sarvananthan charts out our role and potential.  Are we prepared for the growing challenges of autism? Dr Rajini Sarvananthan charts out our role and potential.

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Marginalised Children – Addressing The Needs

 What can we expect from this year’s MPA Congress? Dr Zahilah Filzah chats with Datuk Dr Zulkifli Ismail about the theme, ‘Marginalised Children – Addressing the Needs’ and more.  What can we expect from this year’s MPA Congress? Dr Zahilah Filzah chats with Datuk Dr Zulkifli Ismail about the theme, ‘Marginalised Children –…

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MPA’s Childhood Growth Promotion Campaign

  MPA’s Nationwide Childhood Growth Screening & Counselling Campaign Our National Health & Morbidity Surveys 2006 and 2016 present some sobering insights on the growth of under 5-year-olds: The prevalence of stunting increased from 17.0% to 20.7% (2 in 10 children) Underweight rose from 12.9% in 2006 to 13.7% in 2016 (over 1 in 10…

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