Dr Jefferelli Shamsul Bahrin, a SOEM-MMA Committee who also works as the Regional Head for Occupational Medicine and Health Protection for BASF Asia Pacific has again put his writing skill into good use. He has written an article on the the SOEM-MMA AGM and Annual Seminar 2016 which was held on the 12th March 2016, which has been published on the May 2016 issue of the BeritaMMA. He has so eloquently summarized the talks on Occupational Health in Orthopedics by Dr Achdiat Mahpha Fansuri Mustafa, an Orthopedic Surgeon from Hospital Putrajaya, Health Risk Assessment by Associate Professor Dr Victor Hoe an Occupational Health Physician from University of Malaya, Thermal Stress by Dr Lim Jac Fang the District Health Officer of Papar Health Office in Sabah and
the Breadwinner’s Finger by Dr Jaseema Begum from University of Malaya.
Dr Jeff further reported on the process of the SOEM-MMA Election. Dr Jagdev Singh a veteran to SOEM-MMA, chaired the 2016 election assisted by Major Dr Jeyaratnam Ratnavale. In the election, Dr Priya and Dr Marzuki retained their post, Dr Jaseema Begum was elected Secretary, Dr Suhaimi Yaakof, Tresurer, Dr Ganesh Balasingam, Assistant Secretary, and the committee members was Drs Victor Hoe, Dayanath Manivasagam, Gogillan Sevaratnam, Kumaran Krishnan, Lim Jac Fang, Sathyogananda Silvarajah and Tam Jenn Zhueng. The new committee will only commence their term after the 46th MMA AGM on the 28th May 2016 in Miri, Sarawak.