This CME focuses on liver injury in COVID-19, care for maternal and child health in primary care and palliative care during COVID-19
Presentation slide by Dr. Rozita Binti Zakaria, KK Persint 18, Putrajaya.
Presentation by Dr.Tan Soek Siam, Senior Consultant, Hepatology Department, Hospital Selayang
Presentation by Dr. Vanitha A/P R. Thangaratnam, Senior Hospice Doctor, Kasih Hospice
Presentation by Sunita Kaur A/P Manmohan Singh, Senior Hospice Nurse
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This is a self-paced CME focuses on liver injury in COVID-19, care for maternal and child health in primary care and palliative care during COVID-19.
This CME is open to all healthcare professionals and allied health personnel.
Head of Service Family Medicine, MOH Malaysia and Family Medicine Consultant
Dr. Rozita Binti Zakaria is the Head of Service Family Medicine, Family Medicine Consultant, Klinik Kesihatan Presint 18, Putrajaya
Senior Consultant Hepatologist, Department of Hepatology, Selayang Hospital.
Dr. Tan Soek Siam is the Senior Consultant Hepatologist, Department of Hepatology, Selayang Hospital. She was the head of department and head of hepatology service in MOH up until 2017. Dr. Tan graduated from Trinity College, Dublin (Ireland) with honours in Medicine and conducted her housemanship and senior housemanship in Ireland. After passing her postgraduate exams she returned to serve as a clinical specialist at both Ipoh Hospital and Kuala Lumpur Hospital (Malaysia), in the latter hospital she started her training in Hepatology. She did her fellowship in hepatology in the Institute of Liver Study at King’s College Hospital, United Kingdom and also received training in Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong and University of Michigan, USA. She had received several awards for her clinical service and her research work from local and international bodies.
Dr Tan is the immediate Past President of Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Deputy Chair and Scientific Co-Chair (Hepatology) of Asian Pacific Digestive Week (APDW2020), Kuala Lumpur. She is also a member of APASL ACLF Research Consortium (AARC) and a member of Editorial Board of Hepatology International.
Dr. Tan’s research interests include acute liver failure, acute-on-chronic liver failure, chronic hepatitis B and C, autoimmune liver disease, non alcoholic fatty liver disease and liver transplantation. She is the principal investigator of numerous viral hepatitis B and C and non alcoholic fatty liver disease clinical trials. She had won several grants for research and clinical trial funding. She is a member of the Asia Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL)-ACLF working party, the APASL-ACLF Research Consortium (AARC). She had authored thirty publications in peer review journals, a few book chapters and a reviewer for several peer review journals. She has experience as organiser and faculty member of several clinical and research meetings at national and international conferences.
Senior Hospice Doctor in Kasih Hospice Care Society, Petaling Jaya
Dr. Vanitha A/P R. Thangaratnam is a Senior Hospice Doctor, working with Kasih Hospice Care Society in Petaling Jaya, which is a non governmental organization providing free medical, psychosocial, emotional and spiritual support for patients with life limiting illness. Dr Vanitha has been working with Kasih Hospice Care Society for the past 12 years and is in charge of the medical team.
Senior Hospice Nurse, Kasih Hospice.
Sunita Kaur A/P Manmohan Singh is the Senior Hospice Nurse, Kasih Hospice. She joined Kasih Hospice 6 years ago. Prior to this, she was a head nurse in King Fahad Military Medical Complex in Saudi Arabia.