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MTS Annual Congress 2021

Overview of the MTS SPIROMETRY Education Programme

APSR Teaching Library

(For APSR members/MTS Ordinary Life Member)

Events

 

25th Oct 2021

5th Malaysian Thoracic Society Webinar: Paediatric Sleep

For more details, click here.

 


29th – 31st October 2021

32nd Annual Scientific Congress of Malaysian Oncological Society

Virtual Event

The registration fee is FOC and 20 CPD points will be awarded. To register click here.

 


13th November 2021

C.O.P.D Today : Challenges, Opportunities and Present Data

Virtual Event

Event is scheduled to be held on 13th November 2021, Saturday from 2.30pm - 4.40pm. To register click here.

 


18th - 21st  November 2021

APSR 2021 Kyoto Congress

Kyoto, Japan

 


News

 

MHC - Ensure Comprehensive Healthcare Allocations in Budget 2022

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

MHC: A Strong Start by the Health Minister and More Is Needed

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

MHC: Review the Relaxed Restrictions for Fully-Vaccinated Persons

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

MHC: Science and Public Health Must be Apolitical

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

MHC: Do Not Harass or Intimidate Our Health Professionals

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

MHC: In Solidarity with Healthcare Workers Under Investigation

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

MHC: Better Pandemic Strategies Needed After Re-organisation

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

MHC: Solve The Contract Situation for Junior Doctors and Health Professionals

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

MHC: Ivermectin Must Follow Malaysia's Standard Approval Process

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

MHC: Spend Public Funds Based On Science and Good Judgement

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

MHC: Provide More Detail for the Recovery Plan

Press Statement from MHC. Click here to read


 

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

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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



Announcements

 

Booking of Meeting Rooms at the MTS Office

For more details, click here.


 

MTS 2021 Annual Congress Travel Grant

MTS is offering 20 travel grants for those attending a conference workshop on 2nd December 2021 and 20 travel grants for those attending the main conference from 3rd - 5th December 2021 (this excludes the conference workshop on 2nd December 2021). The due date of the application of the travel grants is on 7th November 2021. Late applicants will not be entertained.
                      To apply for the travel grant please click here .


 

Joint Statement on the New WHO Air Quality Guidelines

A global statement on the new WHO Air Quality guidelines that were released on 22nd September 2021. The release of the guidelines is very important for the future lung health of people across the globe and the joint statement has garnered the support and endorsement of over 100 societies. The statement has now been published and is available here. The statement has also been published by International Journal of Public Health                        The press release can be viewed here .


 

Malaysia Home Without Smoking Environment (MyHOUSE)

MyHOUSE is a programme to encourage people to keep their houses smoke free. For further information, please go to their website at https://www.my-house.com.my/. To join the programme click here.


 

Primo-COPD Modules

Six online CPD modules on COPD have been placed on the online platform MMA Medcomet. The modules were created by Novartis. Upon completion of each module, 1 CPD point will be granted instantly provided a 60% passing mark is obtained. Please click on this link to access the modules.


 

Donation Drive to Supply Oxygen Concentrators to Ministry of Health COVID-19 Treatment Centre is Now CLOSED!

The Malaysian Thoracic Society wishes to thank all donors who contributed to the success of this donation. The following equipment has been donated:

  1. 124 units of oxygen concentrators with consumables

  2. 167 units of oxygen twinhead flowmeters

  3. 10 units of oxygen regulator pin index with schrader valve

  4. 10 units of palm pulse oximeters

  5. 160 units of fingertip oximeters

  6. 2 units of powered air purifying respirators

Click here for donor list


 

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