LATEST ANNOUNCEMENTS / NEWS

 

Register Now for MTS Annual Congress 2020

Booking of Meeting Rooms at the MTS Office

Overview of the MTS SPIROMETRY Education Programme

Events

30th - 31st Oct 2020

7th European Update Congress in Pneumology 2020

Budapest


 

postponed - new date will be announced soon

MTS Annual Congress 2020

Fraser Place Puteri Harbor, Johor Bahru

MTS is offering 20 travel grants for conference and 20 travel grants for workshop. Due date of application is on 31st May 2020. Late applicant will not be entertained. - click here

 

 

5th - 6th September 2020

4th Interstitial Lung Disease Workshop 2020

National Cancer Institute, Putrajaya
This event has been provisionally postponed to 5th-6th September 2020


 

19th - 20th September 2020

MThoR Thoracic Imaging Workshop 2020

UiTM Selayang Campus


 

10th - 13th October 2020

XXV World Congress of Asthma

Italy


 

15th - 18th October 2020

APSR 2020 Kyoto Congress

Kyoto, Japan


 

News

 

Strengthening Health Expertise in Government Decisions

Press Statement from The Malaysian Health Coalition - click here to read in full


 

Malaysia Must Unite — Covid-19 Will Not Respect Ethnic, Religious Or Political Boundaries

Many features differentiate the novel coronavirus from expectations of pandemic influenza, for which Malaysia’s National Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Plan was written in 2006. - 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

 

A More Coherent Government Response

click here to read in full


 

Closure of MTS Office

The MTS office will be closed until 14th April 2020 in compliance with the directive from the Malaysian Government. The MTS Secretariat will still be contactable at m.thoracicsociety@gmail.com or +6012-4940289 as we will be working from home.


 

The Malaysian Thoracic Society Recommendations on Inhalational Therapy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

click here to read in full


 

The Malaysian Thoracic Society Recommendations On Endoscopy Services During COVID-19 Pandemic

click here to read in full


 

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


 

MTS 2020 Travel Grant

MTS is offering 20 travel grants for conference and 20 travel grants for workshop. Due date of application is on 31st May 2020. Late applicant will not be entertained. - click here


 

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