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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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Covid-19: Drop in hospital admissions last week

Admissions of Covid-19 patients to health facilities per 100,000 population dropped 8.6% in the third epidemiological week 2023 (ME 3/2023) of Jan 15-21 compared to the previous week, says Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said admissions of patients in all five categories of infection to public hospitals per 100,000 population last week also declined by 28.6% from the previous epidemiological week.

“The utilisation rates of non-critical and ICU beds decreased by 2% each in ME 3/2023 compared to the previous week,” he said in a statement on Monday (Jan 23).

Dr Noor Hisham said there was also a decline in the number of positive cases monitored by Covid-19 Assessment Centres (CAC) nationwide.

According to him, Malaysia’s cumulative infections from Jan 25, 2020 to Jan 21 this year stood at 5,034,521, while cumulative recoveries came to 4,987,642 cases.

The cumulative figure for Covid-19 fatalities was 36,932 and the total number of clusters was 7,169 with five active ones, he added.

Dr Noor Hisham said the total number of recovered cases in ME 3/2023 dropped by 27.6/% (3,288 cases to 2,379), while the number of new infections decreased by 17.3% (2,525 cases to 2,088) from the previous week.

The number of local cases dropped by 17.1% (2,497 cases to 2,071), while imported cases were down by 39.3%, from 28 to 17.

Covid-19-related fatalities decreased 29.4% (34 cases to 24) and the average daily active cases for ME 3/2023 recorded a 7.9% (10,901 cases to 10,042) from the previous week.

He said surveillance at sentinel locations nationwide up till ME3/2023 found 17 influenza-like illness (ILI) samples to be positive, while severe acute respiratory onfection samples testing positive for Covid-19 was 5.9%. – Bernama