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In conjunction with Father’s Day, MIMS Today features Professor Dr Abdul Latiff bin Mohamed, a cardiologist from Hospital Pakar An-Nur. He is also one of the founders of Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences (CUCMS), where he is now the Deputy President of Student Affairs and Alumni.


This milestone conference offered these students insight into their choices after graduation.


The Penang Medical College will now be known as the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and University College Dublin Malaysia Campus – or “RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus” (RUMC).


Patients with blood disorder are usually managed by haematologists and healthcare professionals from certain specialties. Here are some facts about the management of haemophilia carriers during pregnancy and postpartum care.


Three young scientists received the MAKNA Cancer Research Award.


Putting forward the notion that “women are healers”, MIMS Today’s editorial desk brings to you our #HealsInHeels special feature—with a month of amazing, empowering stories—dedicated to our women in healthcare. In our Part 2 of this series, we will take a look at the journey of three women doctors who are carving their name in the surgical field. As they challenge the status quo, these remarkable women chose to be in a field most notable to be male-dominated. #BeBoldforChange, they are strong and brave—and they certainly #dareto be different.


Putting forward the notion that “women are healers”, MIMS Today’s editorial desk brings to you our #HealsInHeels special feature—with a month of amazing, empowering stories—dedicated to our women in healthcare. Part 1 will showcase four leading women in healthcare who have contributed to the country’s firsts, who are inspiration to many and who are making waves in the healthcare industry. They are showing the world that they are women of worth—symbolising a #WOW force of nature not to be meddled with.


Malaysia’s public healthcare sector is facing a shortage of staff – especially specialists. Many doctors and nurses are encouraged to go abroad to upgrade their skills, yet the government is not providing them unpaid leave for that purpose. There is also no mention of a guaranteed job when they return. Can Malaysia get out of this catch-22 situation?


In a growing trend, locums are hired to cover for doctors’ sick days, vacation, or staff vacancies. But, are they able to provide the same level of care as the doctors they are filling in for?


This week, a team of researchers made a breakthrough discovery on type 2 diabetes, while new imaging modality uncovers more on depression and video games are used to improve trauma recognition.


When patients malign their doctors with negative online reviews, it can turn ugly. This article explores the reasons doctors are in uniquely tricky situations when they are faced with criticisms—and the ways they can best respond to them.
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The will to quit: community pharmacist Chan Chiew Ying on counselling smokers

MIMS Pharmacist speaks to community pharmacist Chan Chiew Ying about his experiences and opinions as a certified smoking cessation service provider.