MOH-AMM’s 12th Scientific Meeting discusses new strategies to battle NCDs

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and Academy Medicine of Malaysia (AMM) recently held its 12th Scientific Meeting at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur, from 30 October – 1 November. Incorporating the 20th NIH Scientific Seminar and the 5th International Clinical Conference in Emergency Medicine (ICCEM), it welcomed 800 healthcare professionals – to an intensive and detailed programme, echoing a timely theme “Battling NCD – New Strategies”.
In conversation: Dr Evan Vista discusses rheumatic diseases fibromyalgia and gout

“Generally, in the Philippines, rheumatologists have been confused with just arthritis doctors when in fact rheumatic conditions encompass more than a hundred disease entities that deals with the joints, connective tissues and the immune system,” opined Dr Evan Vista, Chief of Rheumatology Section at Ospital ng Makati.