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The Malaysia World Health Assembly Simulation (MyWHA) is a conference that gather students all around the world from different backgrounds
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MyWHA2019 Mar 29
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MyWHA2019 Mar 29
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Besides, we are involved in numerous charitable activities including AMSA Health Day, AMSA Community Service, AMSA Diabetes Day, World Immunodeficiency Week, World Health Day and many more.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 29
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Our student exchange programmes also receive praises from our sponsors and visiting hosts, as there is nothing like the camaraderie of overseas touring to foster cultural understanding and to lift the spirit of our members to a high pitch of togetherness in action.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 29
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Our work focuses on enhancing educational opportunity and creating health-conscious medical students via public health awareness programs, academic and motivational seminars and research studies.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 29
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The secretariat office of AMSA Malaysia is at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC), Kuala Lumpur. Currently, AMSA Malaysia has total 13 medical university members all over the Malaysia.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 29
The Asian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) Malaysia is the oldest and largest medical students’ association in Malaysia with over 30 years of outstanding service and contributions to the society.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 10
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The number of people affected by Dengue keeps on adding up every year. Register now!
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MyWHA2019 Mar 10
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Malaysia recorded a cumulative total of 32,435 cases and 53 deaths during the first half of 2018. An estimated 500 000 people with severe dengue requires hospitalization each year, with an estimated 2.5% case fatality, annually.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 10
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The four main countries affected by this disease are Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar and Vietnam. In 2018, dengue has also been reported from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand and Yemen.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 10
Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that has rapidly spread in all regions of WHO in recent years. Dengue virus is transmitted by female mosquitoes mainly of the species Aedes aegypti.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 4
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The Europe Regional bloc aims to question the current policies and laws on suicide, explore its causes and suggest ways to reduce the numbers in the future. Register now!
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MyWHA2019 Mar 4
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Various Eastern European nations have high suicide rates, including Belarus, Poland and Latvia, all at around 22 suicides for each 100k, while France has 16.9 suicides for each 100k and Germany has 13.4 in Western Europe.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 4
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The average of rate of suicide in the Europe is 13.74 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, greatly varying in the different countries concerned.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 4
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At present, suicide is viewed as a public health problem since it is one of the first three primary causes of death in individuals from 15 to 44 years of age, as indicated by the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
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MyWHA2019 Mar 4
Suicide can be defined as an act or instance of taking one’s own life intentionally and voluntarily, i.e., dying at one’s own hand.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 4
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European countries of MyWHA aim to speak out on what more can be done to help prevent its occurence and better the lives of those with HIV. Register now!
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MyWHA2019 Mar 4
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The HIV-positive population has a higher risk of mortality, claiming the lives of 940 000 last years. No cure currently exists for the virus, but it can be controlled with antiretroviral therapy (ART), decreasing the viral load in the blood.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 4
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In 2017, WHO estimates that 36.9 million were living with HIV globally. That year, Europe reached its highest level of newly diagnosed HIV patients, afflicting more than 160 000 people.
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MyWHA2019 Mar 4
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In its advanced stages, opportunistic infections take advantage of the weakened immune system, signaling that the individual has developed acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
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MyWHA2019 Mar 4
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus that attacks the immune system. Infection with the virus progressively deteriorates the immune system by destroying CD4 cells that helps fight off infections.
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