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APRIL 2009

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SMA Annual General Meeting



Interview with Dr Oon Chiew Seng
By Dr Toh Han Chong, Editor


Incoming President's Forum

Unconventional Leadership
By Dr Chong Yeh Woei, 50th SMA President


Outgoing President's Forum

SMA's 3 Most Difficult Issues
By Dr Wong Chiang Yin, 47th - 49th SMA President


40th SMA National Medical Convention 2009

Cancer Prevention - Breaking the Myths



Thank You Letter


Personally Speaking

The Future of TCM in the 21st Century
Editor's note: The article was originally written in Chinese by Prof Yu, with translation provided by Dr Bertha Woon

Credibility in Medicine
By Dr Ong Siew Chey

Guideline on Pricing
By Dr Tan Yia Swam, Deputy Editor



Professionalism and the Medical Profession
By Dr Jeremy Lim, Editorial Board Member



MMA Continuing Professional Development Symposium
By Dr Tan Yia Swam, Deputy Editor

Swine Influenza: Human Pandemic?
By Dr Hsu Li Yang, Editorial Board Member



April, the Slow Humour Month



Selamat Datang ke Fraser's Hill
By Dr Martin Chio


From the Family Physician

GP Corner


Osler's Notes

Osler's Notes


News In Brief

News In Brief


The views and opinions expressed in all the articles are those of the authors. These are not the views of the Editorial Board nor the SMA Council unless specifically stated so in writing. The contents of the Newsletter are not to be printed in whole or in part without prior written approval of the Editor.

The SMA News is published monthly by the
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