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

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

 


June 2021

Virtual school on lung transplantation

Basic Course will be held on 3 June 2021. Advanced Course will be held on 17 June 2021.

 


24th June 2021

Type 2 Inflammation Summit (T2I)

Event is scheduled to be held on 24th June 2021, Thursday from 7.30pm - 9.10pm. To register please click 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.

 


26th June 2021

Severe Asthma Clinic Collaboration Workshop

Online workshop will be held on 26th June 2021, Saturday from 2.00pm - 4.00pm. The target audience is respiratory nurses. Please register here.

 


June & July 2021

Virtual academy of adult respiratory medicine

Scheduled for 29–30 June and 5–7 July 2021.

 


July 2021

ERS Virtual Academy Paediatric

Event scheduled to be held on 1-2 July 2021 and 8-10 July 2021.

 


12th July 2021

4th Paediatric Respiratory Virtual Grand Ward Round

Event will be held on 12th July 2021, Monday from 4.00pm - 5.00pm via Zoom platform. The topic is 'Charred, Not Scarred (Smoke inhalation and CO poisoning)'. Target audience for this grand round are Paediatric Respiratory Physicians and Fellows, Paediatricians and Medical Officers, Emergency Physicians and Medical Officers. Please email to m.thoracicsocietyfinance@gmail.com for the Zoom ID and password if you wish to attend the event.


18th - 21st  November 2021

APSR 2021 Kyoto Congress

Kyoto, Japan

 


News

 

MHC: No COVID-19 Patient Should Be Brought in Dead

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

MHC: Total Lockdown Must Be Supported By Other Measures

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

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

 

Donation Drive to Supply Oxygen Concentrators to Ministry of Health COVID-19 Treatment and Quarantine Centres

The Malaysian Thoracic Society and Lung Foundation of Malaysia are coordinating donations of oxygen concentrators to be donated to the Ministry of Health for use in Pusat Kuarantin dan Rawatan Covid-19 MAEPS to supplement existing oxygen tanks. MTS shall work with known vendors to procure the oxygen concentrators. Click here to read more


 

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