Dr Siti Hasmah launches 7 medical and health books



KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2  -- Prime Minister's wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali today launched seven medical and health books in conjunction with the visit of the Charity and Welfare Organisation of the wives of Pakatan Harapan leaders (Kasih Malaysia) to Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) here.

The books, published by DBP, were written by medical experts from various specialties for general reading and to encourage more physicians to write books for the public in Malay.

The seven books are ‘Pengurusan Tingkah Laku Kanak-Kanak Autisme’; ‘100 Persoalan Mengenai Penyusuan Susu Ibu’; ‘Madu dan Wanita Menopaus: Kenyataan dan Harapan’; ‘Si Kecil di Pusat Asuhan: Panduan Ibu Bapa dan Pengendali’; ‘100 Persoalan Mengenai sakit Puan Jilid 3’; ‘100 Persoalan Mengenai Kanser Payu Dara dan Panduan Syarak tentang Kelahiran’.

Dr Siti Hasmah, who is also the chairman of Kasih Malaysia, also presented prizes to winners of the 2019 Unity Photography Competition: Language of the Nation, as well as officiated the DBP Qistina Children's Nursery.

DBP Board of Governors chairman Prof Datuk Dr Mohamed Hatta Shaharom when met by reporters after the visit said DBP was always looking for writers and experts in various fields to write for the organisation.

"To date, DBP has dozens of sub-books of expertise in various fields that have been published. Given these developments, we greatly welcome authors to personally come to DBP to get their works published," he said.

-- BERNAMA






HealthEdge


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UMSC's Interdisciplinary Approach To Easing Pain

By Ainul Huda Mohamed Saaid

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- For people suffering from chronic pain, even simple daily activities like taking a shower and getting dressed can be a torture. Anger, anxiety and even depression may ensue as a result of chronic pain, in view of the limitations they face and the debilitating nature of their condition.

In an exclusive interview with Bernama recently, experts from UM Specialist Centre (UMSC) shed light on pain management, a significant branch in medicine that utilises an interdisciplinary approach in easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain.

Neurosurgery expert Dr Nor Faizal Ahmad Bahuri describes pain as an unpleasant sensation that can be felt whenever there is a tissue injury.

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