In collaboration with the Sabah Pathology Club, the 5th IAPMD annual scientific meeting and annual general meeting was successfully held on the 27th -28th of October, 2018. This international conference was held at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, with the theme of Breast and Mediastinal Lymphoreticular Pathology.
The esteemed speakers for this year conference include Professor Tan Puay Hoon from Singapore, Dr Yun Wu from the United States of America, Professor Adnan Mansoor from Canada and Dr Issam Al Jajeh from Singapore.
This international 2days conference was attended by more than 200 delegates from around the globe. A total of 41 abstracts were received and were published in Malaysian Journal of Pathology. A pre-conference seminar on The Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytology and the Paris System for Reporting Urine Cytology was held a day prior at the same venue.
My hope is that every participant had truly benefited from this meeting, enjoyed connecting with colleagues and friends, while embracing the natural beuty of KK, Sabah Land Below The Wind.
Dr Ahmad Toha Bin Samsudin
Chairman, IAPMD 5th ASM 2018.
Picture credit to Dr Mohamad Rafie Md Kaslan
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF PATHOLOGY MALAYSIAN DIVISION