Mamaneh - Malaysian Association of Maternal & Neonatal Health


  • Ramadhan : The Pregnant And Nursing MothersBy Dr Ariza Mohamed Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist , Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital Ramadhan is just round the corner.!! Even if one doesn’t follow the Islamic calendar, one would still know that Ramadhan is just round the corner because some shopping centres are already blasting out Raya songs! It’s probably only in Malaysia that people […]
  • Information for Parents on Neonatal Jaundiceby Dr Zarina A Latiff, Hospital UKM What is jaundice? Jaundice is the yellow discolouration of the sclerae (whites of the eyes) and skin. It occurs in ˜60% of mature babies and 80% of premature babies during the first week of life. Jaundice is often apparent on the face first and as it increases in […]
  • Breast Cancer: What do you need to know?Prof. Dr Rohaizak Muhammad, Breast & Endocrine Consultant, UKMMC Introduction: Breast cancer is one the most common cancer among female worldwide. It is also the most common cancer among female in Malaysia with reported incidence to National Cancer Registry of new cases in 2006 to be 3525, giving an Age-standardized Incidence ratio of 39.3 per […]
  • Infections / Diseases Frequently Associated with Fecal ContaminationIn many communities the stool of infants is considered harmless. However, infants are frequently infected with enteric pathogens and their stool are actually an important source of infection for others. This is true both of infants with diarrhea and for infants with other fecal-associated infection. Fecal Flora of Infants For normally health infants, the microbial […]
  • Living Through Cancer During Pregnancy  From the Writer to the Reader First of all, allow me to thank Madam Editor, Dr Nor Azlin, for “sms-ing” me her shortest message to have some write-up of my life experience. She must have a very good reason for asking or I must say that I have quite a story to tell. Being […]
  • H1N1 Flu(Source: Prepared by : Assoc. Prof Dr Zarina Dato’ Abdul Latiff, Consultant Paediatrician,UKMMC Novel H1N1 is a new influenza virus which was first detected in humans, in the United States in April 2009. With the rapid spread of confirmed cases globally, WHO signaled a pandemic of H1N1 flu on June 11 2009. Spread of novel H1N1 […]