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  From the President
Overcoming Challenges Together in 2016
Happy New Year! Let me begin by wishing you a Happy and Prosperous New Year. Let us leap into 2016 and continue our role advocating for the right to health of children we serve, in line with MPA’s motto- “Working for Children: The Nation’s Future”.
 
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  A Show Of Solidarity  
 
The YES to Pneumococcal Protection campaign, initiated by parent-led Parenting2u in partnership with the Malaysian Paediatric Association and Asian Strategic Alliance for Pneumococcal Prevention (ASAP).
 
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  The coming of age of paediatricians: Life after retirement  
 
International Paediatric Congress 2013, Melbourne, 24-29 August 2013
By Musa Mohd Nordin
Three of us Malaysians woke up early for this Meet the Experts (MTE) session. One did not fit the age bill because she had loads of paediatric years ahead unlike us who were inching to the finishing line.
 
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  14th APCP and 4th APCPN 2012 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia  
 
The 14th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics and 4th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatric Nursing ended on 12th September after attracting 1284 registered delegates and speakers, almost 60% of whom were international delegates.
 
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  Achieving 6 Months of Exclusive Breastfeeding  
 
This EPA article was first published in Harian Metro on 20 April 2016.
*EPA stands for Educational Press Articles, which are published by Positive Parenting every fortnight.
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  RotaFlash: New studies highlight tremendous health and economic benefits of rotavirus vaccination  
 
Data from a new journal supplement reveal the widespread impact of rotavirus vaccines in preventing death and disease from rotavirus diarrhea in low-income countries around the world, while also highlighting the need for continued rollout of rotavirus vaccines given the burden of rotavirus that still remains.
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  Switch from trivalent OPV to bivalent OPV  
 
The global polio programme made historic progress in 2015. We recorded fewer polio cases in fewer countries than ever before and took Nigeria off the list of polio-endemic countries, leaving only two – Pakistan and Afghanistan – that have not interrupted polio transmission.
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  Gut Health and Allergies  
 
This EPA article was first published in The Star on 10 April 2016.
*EPA stands for Educational Press Articles, which are published by Positive Parenting every fortnight.
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  ROTA Council White Paper  
 
Diarrhea is one of the world’s leading causes of child illness and death, and rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhea. Every child everywhere is vulnerable. Each year, rotavirus diarrhea kills about 200,000 children in countries around the world (1, 2) and hospitalizes hundreds of thousands more, despite the fact that safe, effective vaccines exist that can protect children from this disease.
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  Nurses' Day Symposium 2016  
 
Date: 18 May 2016
Venue: Sutera Conference Room, KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital
 


  38th MPA Annual Congress 2016  
 
Date: 3 - 6 August 2016
Venue: Holiday Inn Melaka
Theme: Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Please note that the Registration Form and Abstract Form are now available for downloading!
 








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