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)

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
KL Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur

13-15 September 2023
Medical Fair Thailand
BITEC, Bangkok

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12 cases of adverse effects from usage of recalled opioid recorded

The National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) has reported 12 cases of adverse effects following the use of a recently recalled opioid medicine named Pholcodine. Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah…

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Nearly 2.8mil vaccine doses expired on Feb 28, says Zaliha

Nearly 2.8 million vaccine doses stored at health ministry and Covid-19 storage facilities have expired as of Feb 28, said health minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa. Zaliha said the 2,796,638 vaccine…

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Polymyxins now listed as prohibited substances in all veterinary medicines

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has agreed to the listing of all polymyxins as prohibited substances in all veterinary medicines for all target species, except for veterinary medicines containing Polymyxin B in…

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Health DG: No link between Pfizer’s bivalent vaccines and strokes

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has sought to allay fears of a link between Pfizer’s bivalent vaccine and strokes in senior citizens. Noor Hisham said a recent Reuters report…

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Selangor’s initiative to give free COVID-19 vaccine, booster doses to resume Saturday

The Selangor government will resume its initiative to give free COVID-19 vaccine and booster doses under the Selangor COVID-19 Vaccination Programme (SelVAX), starting tomorrow. State Public Health, Unity and Women and…

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94.2% of Malaysia’s side-effect reports for Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine doses mild

Malaysia has so far seen 20,131 reports of side effects for over 44.8 million doses of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine Comirnaty which had been given, with the majority or 94.2 per…

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Khairy: No problem for Najib to get own supply of medicine

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak can buy his own medicine from other sources if he does not want to accept the medicines provided by the Health Ministry (MOH). Health Minister Khairy…

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MOH considering purchasing variant-specific COVID-19 vaccine

The Ministry of Health is considering purchasing a variant-specific COVID-19 vaccine that is capable of fighting the Omicron variant. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said however the ministry has yet to…

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Only 42.3% of children in Malaysia fully vaccinated against Covid-19

A total of 1.76 million or 49.8% of children aged between five and 11 in the country have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine as of Tuesday…

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Medicine shortage expected to be resolved in 2 weeks

The shortage of medicines in the country is expected to be resolved within two weeks, says deputy health minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali. He said the health ministry was working…

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