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Register Now for MTS Annual Congress 2020

Booking of Meeting Rooms at the MTS Office

Overview of the MTS SPIROMETRY Education Programme

Events

 

19th September 2020

Next-Generation Allergic Rhinitis Guideline: The Patient in Focus

Live webcast will be held on 19th September 2020, Saturday from 2.00pm - 3.00pm via Zoom platform.
Please go to this link to register


19th September 2020

Empyema Thoracis in Children Workshop

Event will be held on 19th September 2020, Saturday at Hospital Tunku Azizah (Hospital Wanita dan Kanak-Kanak Kuala Lumpur).
On-site registration WILL NOT be accepted. Places are limited. Registration will close on 31st August 2020 or earlier once all places have been taken.


23rd September 2020

Chest Tube Workshop 2020

Institut Penyelidikan Perubatan IMR

Registration deadline: 20th October 2020


23rd September 2020

Influenza in Patients with Pre-existing Respiratory Conditions

Live webcast will be held on 23rd September 2020, Wednesday from 1.00pm - 2.00pm via Zoom platform.
Please register here.


26th September 2020

KIDZ Asthma Education Programme

Event will be held on 26th September 2020, Saturday at Auditorium Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah, Terengganu.
The registration fee is RM50.00 and it is limited to 50 participants only. The registration form and payment slip can be emailed to kidzasthmaworkshop@gmail.com. The registration will be closed on 31st August 2020. For any enquiries, please contact Dr Dr Muhammad Hafiz Lutfi (019-9081234).


26th September 2020

7th Asia Respiratory Leadership Forum

Live webcast will be held on 26th September 2020, Saturday from 3.00pm - 6.30pm and 27th September 2020, Sunday from 9.30am - 11.00am via Zoom platform.
Please go to this page to register.


26th September 2020

Expert Sharing on Severe Allergic Asthma

Live webcast will be held on 26th September 2020, Saturday from 5.00pm - 7.00pm via Microsoft Teams.
Please register at this link.


30th - 31st October 2020

7th European Update Congress in Pneumology 2020

Amsterdam


 

10th - 13th December 2020

MTS Annual Congress 2020

Fraser Place Puteri Harbor, Johor Bahru

MTS is offering 20 travel grants for conference and 20 travel grants for workshop. The closing date of travel grant will be 14th November 2020 - click here


10th - 13th October 2020

XXV World Congress of Asthma

Italy


 

18th - 21st  November 2021

APSR 2021 Kyoto Congress

Kyoto, Japan


 

News

 

MHC Statement - Protect and Recognise Malaysia’s Health Professionals

14 Sept 2020 -  click here to read in full


 

World Suicide Prevention Day (10 Sept 2020): Decriminalise Suicide and Destigmatise Mental Health

10 September 2020 -  click here to read in full


 

MHC - Focus on Consistent Enforcement of MCO

25 August 2020 -  click here to read in full


 

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 2020

Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) has sent a communication and updates on World Lung Day 2020. click here to read in full


Congratulations to our Honorary Member, Tun Arshad Ayub 

17th August 2020

The President and Executive Committee wish to extend heartfelt congratulations to our distinguished Honorary member, Tan Sri Arshad Ayub, for the conferment of the Seri Setia Mahkota award, which carries the title “Tun” by the Yang DiPertuan Agong in conjunction with His Majesty’s birthday


 

New Modules Added on MTS Education Website

The Malaysian Thoracic Society (MTS) is pleased to announce that new CPD online modules have been added on its Education website. - click here to read


 

MTS 2020 Travel Grant

MTS 2020 Travel Grant is now open for application. 20 travel grants offerred for Congress and 20 for workshop. The closing date of application is on 14th Nov 2020. Late applicants will not be entertained. click here for more details


 

LFM COVID-19 Fund

The Lung Foundation of Malaysia (LFM) has set up a COVID-19 FUND to help COVID-19 patients who may need assistance especially oxygen cylinders and oxygen concentrators. - Click here for full details

 

 

Duty to Prepare - Malaysian Health Coalition

click here to read in full


 

The Malaysian Thoracic Society Education Website

The Malaysian Thoracic Society (MTS) is pleased to announce the launch of its education website. - click here to read


 

Research Grant Application is Now Closed

The closing date of application was on 30th November 2019. 


 

Booking of MTS Meeting Rooms

Booking of Meeting Rooms at the MTS Office - click here for full details


 

Malaysian Thoracic Society: Dealing with the haze

Tips on Dealing with the Haze - click here to read in full


 

MTS Education & Travel Grant for Overseas Conferences

MTS would like to invite applications from 1st January 2020 to 31st March 2020 for events that are held between 1st July to 31st December 2020.  click here for more details