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2022-2023 EVENTS



2022 Events

28 Aug - 01 Sep 2022
The International Surgical Week (ISW)
Kuala Lumpur

31 Aug – 2 Sept 2022
Medical Fair Asia
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

3-9 September
Medical Fair Asia
Digital, Online

9-10 September 2022
World Pediatrics Conference
Bangkok, Thailand

9-10 September 2022
World Heart and Cardiothoracic Surgery Conference
Bangkok, Thailand

19-21 September 2022
23rd SE-Asian Healthcare & Pharma Show
Kuala Lumpur

27-29 September 2022
Smart Healthcare Expo (Health Malaysia)
MITEC

27-29 September 2022
Asia Pandemic Congress
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

19-20 September 2022
23nd Global Nursing Education Conference
Brisbane, Australia

30 Sep - 2 Oct 2022
Malaysia International Dental Show (MIDS)
Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre, Subang Jaya, Malaysia

7-9 November 2022
Saudi International MedLab Expo
Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center

7-9 November 2022
Saudi International Pharma Expo
Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center

11-13 November 2022
Eldercare Exhibition and Conference Asia (ELDEX Asia 2022)
Suntex Singapore Exhibition and Convention Centre

14-15 November 2022
Healthcare Asia Pacific
Osaka, Japan

2023 Events

30 May – 1 June 2023
APHM
KL Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur

13-15 September 2023
Medical Fair Thailand
BITEC, Bangkok


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Cannabis-based medication can be registered if proven safe

The health ministry will allow cannabis-based medication to be registered if there is solid evidence the product can be used safely and effectively to treat patients, caretaker health minister Khairy Jamaluddin said.

He said that the Institute for Clinical Research under the National Health Institute was conducting reviews and discussions with experts, especially in the fields of ecology and palliative care.
“It also involves experts in services that provide treatment for certain conditions, such as epilepsy, and they are checking on data from abroad in terms of the effectiveness and safety of using cannabis in certain conditions.

“If the experts’ review reveals solid evidence that cannabis can be used safely and effectively, then we can open up registration for those indications,” he said at a media conference after the handover of the Serdang Hospital Heart Centre here today.

He said that it was vital to ensure that local experts were satisfied that cannabis could be used for certain conditions.

It was previously reported that the government would decide on the medical use of cannabis before the end of this year. – FMT