LATEST ANNOUNCEMENTS / NEWS

 

MTS Education Website

Booking of Meeting Rooms at the MTS Office

Overview of the MTS SPIROMETRY Education Programme

APSR Teaching Library

(For APSR members/MTS Ordinary Life Member)

Events

8th & 9th May 2021

Respiratory Summit 2021

Live webcast will be held on 8th May 2021, Saturday from 4.00pm - 5.05pm and 9th May 2021, Sunday from 9.00am - 11.30am. Please register by clicking here.

 


10th May 2021

2nd Paediatric Respiratory Virtual Grand Ward Round

Event will be held on 10th May 2021, Monday from 4.00pm - 5.20pm via Zoom platform. Target audience for this grand round are paediatric respiratory physicians and fellows, paediatricians and paediatric medical officers. Please email to m.thoracicsocietyfinance@gmail.com for the Zoom ID and password if you wish to attend the event.

 


20th - 21st May 2021

Virtual masterclass in airway diseases

For more information or to register please click here.

 


25 & 26 May 2021

Reframing Asthma Care - Behind the GINA Strategy

Two webcasts on are scheduled to be held on 25 May 2021 and 26 May 2021. For the details of webcast and registration please use following links:
Series 1 | Series 2

 


May & June 2021

Around Respiratory Series Spring 2021

Episode 1 (12th May) - A Clear Connection
Episode 2 (26th May) - The type 2 Experience
Episode 3 (9th June) - CRSwNP
Episode 4 (23rd June) - Collaborative Management

 


11th & 12th June 2021

The 2021 Respiratory Forum

Live webcast will be held on 11th June 2021, Friday from 5.45pm - 9.20pm and 12th June 2021, Saturday from 5.45pm -9.20pm. Please register by clicking here.

 


25th - 26th June 2021

8th Pneumo Update Europe 2021 - VIRTUAL

- 14 cutting-edge Update lectures across Pneumology - All presentations to take home for reference - Free access to VODs after the event - CME accreditation. Please register by clicking here.

 


18th - 21st  November 2021

APSR 2021 Kyoto Congress

Kyoto, Japan

 


News

 

Persatuan Pakar Perubatan Kesihatan Awam Malaysia, 26 NGO bantah hisap vape, rokok di Parlimen

Published by sinarharian.com.my 8 Aug 2020. -  click here to read in full


 

Make face masks free for B40 group, says Thoracic Society

Published by thestar.com.my 30 July 2020. -  click here to read in full


 

Mandatory Use Of Face Masks In Public

Published by Codeblue 30 July 2020. -  click here to read in full


 

MTS Press Statement: Mandatory Use of Face Masks in Public

Press Statement from MTS dated 29 July 2020. -  click here to read in full


 

Press Coverage on Use of Face Masks

click here for more


 

Kenyataan Media Mengenai Penggunaan Topeng Muka Semasa Pandemik COVID-19

Di kala Malaysia menuju ke fasa lanjutan perintah kawalan pergerakan bersyarat (PKPB) bermula pada 13hb Mei 2020 sehingga 9 Jun 2020, kita akan menyaksikan lebih banyak aktiviti-aktiviti “norma baharu” secara beransuran di kalangan rakyat Malaysia meliputi sektor kurang kritikal. - klik sini untuk bacaan lanjut


 

MTS Press Statement on Use of Face masks

As Malaysia eases into an extended phase of conditional movement control order (CMCO) beginning on the 13th May 2020 until 9th June 2020, we shall witness the gradual return of new normal activities among fellow Malaysians in many non-essential sectors in the country - click here to read in full


 

Respiratory Medical Group Wants E-Cigarettes Banned In Malaysia

The Malaysian Thoracic Society says there’s no proof e-cigarettes are more effective than conventional smoking-cessation therapies. - click here to read in full


 

Proposing a Non-Citizens Health Act for Malaysia

THE recent polio case in Sabah highlights the people our health system has left behind. Therefore, we propose a Non-Citizens Health Act for Malaysia to achieve universal health coverage, which is both our Health Minister’s stated aim and a World Health Organisation commitment.. - click here to read in full


 

World Lung Day 2019: MTS joins global organisations in call for healthy lungs for all

25 Sep 2019


 

World Lung Cancer Day 2019

1 Aug 2019


 

Air pollution increases risk of death from cardiovascular disease, even at levels below the current US environmental standard

11 Jul 2019


 

World No Tobacco Day 2019

31 May 2019


 

World Asthma Day

7 May 2019


 

World TB Day

24 Mar 2019


Announcements

 

World Lung Day 2021

The MTS is part of a group of 200 World Lung Day (WLD) partners, organisations who care about lung health from all over the world who are helping raise awareness and make a difference.. Click here to read more


 

Conquering Lung Cancer Together

Four digital educational modules on lung cancer with the theme Conquering Lung Cancer Together which have been placed on an online platform called HealthPrez. Click here to read more


 

Donation of High Flow Nasal Cannula and Consumables

Donation by the Malaysian Thoracic Society to Ministry of Health Malaysia. Click here to read more


 

Managing COPD with technology during COVID-19

COPD is a major respiratory illness in Malaysia with a 4.7% prevalence of moderate to severe cases reported in 2018, which translates to 448,000 cases. Click here to read more


 

MTS Congress 2020 Awards

Photo gallery of the announcements of awards made during MTS Congress 2020 Click here to view