Malaysian Paediatric Cardiac Society (MPCS)

Photo: MPCS 2015 Committee with overseas speakers at the NHAM ASM 2015

OFFICE BEARERS FOR TERM 2017-2019

Advisor(s):

Dr Mohd Nizam Mat Bah

Dr Zulkifli Ismail

Chairperson:

Dr Geetha Kandavello, FNHAM

Vice Chairperson:

Dr Martin Wong Ngie Liong, FNHAM

Secretary:

Dr Norliza Ali

Treasurer:

Dr Marhisham Che Mood

Committee Members:

Dr Koh Ghee Tiong

Dr Leong Ming Chern

Dr Mohd Rizal Mohd Zain

Ms Siti Laura Mazalan

 

Contact Secretariat: Email to mpcs.secretariat@gmail.com

 

Background:

The Malaysian Paediatric Cardiac Society (MPCS) was formed in November 2008 and subsequently formally endorsed as a "sister" society of the National Heart Association of Malaysia on 12th February 2009.

The vision of the society is to improve the quality of care for children with heart diseases in the country

The missions of the society:

  • To improve communication and coordination of congenital heart services in the country
  • To plan related issues in training and manpower
  • Serve as a platform for collection of data, audit and research related to congenital and acquired heart diseases in children
  • To organize continuous medical education (CME) programme and scientific meeting

Membership is open to all doctors and allied health personnel involved in the care of children with heart diseases and adults with congenital heart disease.

 

Affiliations

  • Asian Pacific Paediatric Cardiac Society (APPCS)
  • Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA)

 

Our Activities:

1.  Scientific Meeting:

  • Anual NHAM-MPCS scientific meeting
  • Biennial Paediatric Cardiology, Cardiothoracic and Cardiac Anaesthesia Conference
  • Echocardiography workshop – jointly organized with MPA and Department of Paediatrics of General Hospital.

2.  Klang Valley Paediatric Cardiology CME

  • A dialog session with the paediatrician was held regularly regarding management of paediatric cardiac patients with the aim to improve the quality of care of patients in Klang Valley.

3.  ASEAN Paediatric Cardiology Forum

  • This forum is linked to a scientific meeting ie APCCS to facilitate participation. The aims are to strengthen the relationship between colleagues of member countries, contribute in the efforts of improving quality of paediatric cardiac care in ASEAN countries.

4.  Database

  • Congenital heart disease registry committee was initiated on 8th August 2009, to work on forming a clinical registry for heart disease in children.

5.  Website/Yahoo group

  • MPCS is linked to the NHAM website http://www.malaysianheart.org
  • The MPCS Yahoo group was founded on the 10th Dec 2010 to serve as a platform for improving communication among its member.

 

Official Address:

Malaysia Paediatric Cardiac Society, c/o National Heart Association of Malaysia

First Floor, Medical Academies of Malaysia, 210 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur

Tel : 603-26178495      Fax: 603-26946478         Email : mpcs.secretariat@gmail.com