Briefing on the Allied Health Professionals Act 2016
Posted on Apr 14, 2019 by admin@MIMLS
A briefing session on the Allied Health Professionals Act 2016 (Act 774) was held on 12 April 2019 (Friday) at SEGi College Penang, George Town, Penang.
This event was organised by MIMLS in collaboration with SEGi College Penang to disseminate recent updates on the Act and to provide an insight on the Act among medical laboratory practitioners.
The briefing session was conducted by our Council Member Ms Harvinder Kaur Lakhbeer Singh, who is a working committee member of the AHP Act for Medical Laboratory Technologist Profession appointed by the Allied Health Sciences Division (BSKB), Ministry of Health Malaysia.
It was attended by over 60 medical laboratory professionals comprised of medical laboratory technologists and scientists, laboratory managers, academicians and researchers coming from various public and private hospitals, private laboratories and institute of higher learning in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia.
In conjunction with the International Biomedical Laboratory Science Day on the 15th April, medical laboratory professionals who attended this briefing were invited to take photos with the placards prepared by MIMLS to spread awareness about the profession, as well as the role of biomedical laboratory scientists in detection, screening and treatment of non communicable diseases (NCD).