Updates from the committee 2017-2019

Dear respected MAA members,

 

Following the 3rd biennial general meeting, the newly appointed committee members had the first meeting on the 17th November 2017. The committee has planned a few activities as follow which we hope will benefit all members:

i) BRAND NEW MAA FACEBOOK PAGE

ii) TEACHING-LEARNING SYMPOSIUM IN AUGUST 2018, UNISZA, KUALA TERENGGANU

  • A symposium on teaching and learning, and research; planned on Aug 2018 at UniSZA, Kuala Terengganu. This symposium will have sessions for discussions on various disciplines of Anatomy, which includes research and education.

iii) MALAYSIAN ANATOMICAL ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE (MAAC) 2019

  • We are also going to host the first Malaysian Anatomical Association Conference (MAAC) 2019 in Kuala Lumpur on Aug 2019. We hope that this conference will be the platform for Anatomists to share their teaching experiences and research achievements.

iv) LOGO DESIGN CONTEST FOR MAAC 2019

  • In conjunction with MAAC, we are holding a logo design contest for this conference. The deadline for submission of the logo is on the 30th Jan 2018. RM300 will be awarded to the winner, which will be announced by the end of Feb 2018. So hurry up and start designing!

v) CATCHY SLOGAN FOR OUR ASSOCIATION

  • We are also looking for a slogan for our association. Similarly, the deadline for slogan submission is on the 30th Jan 2018. RM200 will be awarded to the winner, which will be announced by the end of Feb 2018.

 

The association needs the support from all members. The committee welcomes comments, ideas and suggestions from all. Please submit your suggestion to secretarymaa@gmail.com. Together, we can make the association a success.

Workshop on ‘The Way Forward in Preclinical Teaching and Learning (Anatomy & Physiology)’

Assalamualaikum and Good day

Dear respected Malaysian Anatomical Association (MAA) members.

The association will be organizing a workshop on ‘The Way Forward in Preclinical Teaching and Learning (Anatomy & Physiology).

We hope that all members are able to attend and contribute ideas to this workshop to enable us to improve our curriculum especially pertaining to Anatomy Teaching in different programmes conducted by the faculty/university. No fee charged for this workshop.

Details of the workshop are as follows:

 

Date : 29 August 2016 (Monday)

Time : 9 am – 5 pm

Venue : Bilik Mesyuarat Utama (BMU), Fakulti Perubatan Sains Kesihatan, Universiti Putra Malaysia

 

During this workshop, we intend to have our Special General Meeting (Mesyuarat Agung Khas Persatuan Anatomi Malaysia).

For further queries regarding the workshop, kindly email to Assoc. Prof Dr. Aris Mohd Moklas (aris@upm.edu.my)

Malaysian Anatomical Association Special General Meeting

Assalamualaikum and Good day

Dear respected Malaysian Anatomical Association (MAA) members.

This is to invite all respected members to the Malaysian Anatomical Association Special General Meeting (Mesyuarat Agung Khas Persatuan Anatomi Malaysia).The agenda for this meeting is to discuss on Malaysia Anatomical Association Constitution.

Details of this meeting as below:

 

Date: Monday, 29/8/2016

Time: 12.30pm – 1 pm

Venue: Bilik Mesyuarat Utama (BMU), Fakulti Perubatan dan Sains Kesihatan, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

 

Please reply to secretarymaa@gmail.com and indicate your attendance latest by 15/8/2016.

MAA needs the mandate of the members so that we can put forward our suggestion to The Registry of Societies Malaysia, to reduce the fees from RM 100 annually to RM 50 and RM 500 for life membership from the existing RM 1000.

This meeting will be held during ‘The Way Forward in Preclinical Teaching and Learning Workshop (Anatomy & Physiology)’. Details of this workshop please visit www.maa.net.my or kindly email to Assoc. Prof Dr. Aris Mohd Moklas (aris@upm.edu.my)

 

Yours truly,

Dr Haszianaliza Haslan

Secretary of Malaysian Anatomical Association (2015-2017)

Gentle reminder : 2nd Biennial General Meeting for MAA

Dear respected MAA members,
I hope all members are in good health. This is just a gentle reminder regarding our upcoming Malaysian Anatomical Association 2ndBiennial General Meeting (BGM) in conjunction with the International Anatomical and Biomedical Scientific Conference (IABS) on the 18th of August 2015. The details are as follows: 
Date: Tuesday 18/8/2015
Time: 4.30 -6.45 pm
Venue:Bilik Mesyuarat Utama, Level 4, 
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 
Universiti Putra Malaysia 43400 UPM Serdang 
Selangor Darul Ehsan.
An ELECTION FOR THE NEW MAA COMMITTEE MEMBERS will be held during this meeting. 
Please find the attachments below via your personal email.
  1. Minit AGM MAA 21.9.2013 / Minutes of the 1st AGM 21.9.2013
  2. Laporan Setiausaha/ Secretary Report
  3. Laporan Bendahari / Treasurer Report
 Please bring all these documents along during this meeting. Again, I would like to remind all members to pay their annual Membership fees and clear their existing dues, if any. Please check the website (http://www.maa.net.my) for further details.
  
I look forward to seeing you at the BGM on the 18/8/2015. Please do not forget to mark this important date in your calendar.  
 
See you there!
 
Yours truly,
Norzana Abd Ghafar
Associate Professor 
Secretary (2013-2015) 
Malaysian Anatomical Association

MAA 2nd Biennial General Meeting

Dear MAA members,

Malaysian Anatomical Association will be holding its 2nd Biennial General Meeting (BGM) in conjunction with the International Anatomical and Biomedical Scientific Conference (IABS) on the 18th of August 2015. You are cordially invited to attend this meeting. The details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday 18/8/2015

Time: 4.30 -6.45 pm

Venue:Bilik Mesyuarat Utama, Level 4, 

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 

Universiti Putra Malaysia 43400 UPM Serdang 

Selangor Darul Ehsan.

An election for the new MAA committee members will be held during this meeting. Attached, you will find Letter of Invitation (in Bahasa Malaysia) and a form for moving any Motion that you would like to discuss.

We wish to remind all the members to pay their annual Membership fees and clear their existing dues, if any. Please check the website (http://www.maa.net.my) for further details.

The letter of invitation to the BGM (in Bahasa Malaysia) and form for MOTION are attached (Please click : Surat Panggilan AGM 2-2015). The deadline for the submission of the form for motion is 29/7/2015 (Wednesday) and please do email me at norzanafi9506@yahoo.com

The minutes of the 1st BGM will be sent to you all via email later.

We look forward to seeing you at the BGM on the 18/8/2015. Please do not forget to mark this important date in your calendar.

Last but not the least, I wish all members “Selamat Hari Raya, Maaf Zahir dan Batin”. May you and your family be blessed during this holy month and coming festive season.

 

Yours truly,

Norzana Abd Ghafar

Associate Professor

Secretary (2013-2015)

Malaysia Anatomical Association

 

International Anatomical and Biomedical Scientific Conferences 2015

Assalamualaikum and good day,

I’m glad to announce that our first anatomical conference will be held from 18th-20th August 2015 at Hotel Bangi-Putrajaya, Selangor.

The name of the conference is ‘International Anatomical and Biomedical Scientific Conferences 2015’, in short known as IABS 2015.

Please browse at www.iabs2015.maa.net.my for further details. The information in the webpage will be updated regularly. For those who are interested to participate please register early since the number of participants are capped at 250. Secretariat can be contacted at iabs2015@maa.net.my for any inquiry.

Warm regards.
M Aris, M Moklas
Chairman
IABS 2015

MAA Logo Competition 2014

MAA Logo Competition 2014

It is our pleasure to announce the winner of the MAA Logo Competition 2014. We had some awesome entries for the logo contest. MAA central committee agree and selected the 3 winners in the following order:

1. Muhammad Amin Bin Ahmad Zaki
2. Jeyaseelan Nadankutty
3. Rasheeda bt Mohd Zamin

Logo and design concept as attached.

Malaysian Anatomical Society and its licensees has the right to reproduce, distribute, publish, display, edit, modify, create derivative works and otherwise use the material for any purpose in any form and on any media. Participants are agree to indemnify MAA for all damages and expenses that may be incurred in connection with the material.

Mohamad Aris Mohd Moklas (Assoc Prof Dr)
Chairman
MAA Logo Competition 2014

MAA Website Development

Salam to all MAA members. The website for the MAA will be up and running soon. However, I welcome any members to give any input or ideas to put up in the website, apart from the information in the Files in this group. I hope the website will be a useful one to disseminate information about our association globally. I will also share the news on conferences organised all over the world and also about our coming conference organised by UPM Department of Anatomy.

Thanks in advance.

Welcome Message

Dear esteemed members,
Thank you for your continuous support lent to MAA over the past one year. The MAA benefited a lot from your participation. There are few events that have been lined up for the year 2014-2015. These information have been already intimated through e-mails and posted on MAA facebook.

For those who are not aware or missed out previous events, please refer to the list shown below:

MAA facebook – Created in Dec 2013. All members are encouraged to join the MAA facebook to get the latest updates. You can view our 1st General Meeting photos here. Currently Dr Nurzarina (USIM) is the facebook coordinator.
MAA logo competition – Launched in July 2014. Entries closed. Winners will be announced shortly.
MAA Website – In the process of development. Expected to be fully operational by Dec 2014.
Hosting of 1st International Anatomy Conference – MAA will coorganize the event with UPM. The proposed dates are 19th – 20th August 2015. This is in conjunction with our Biennial General Meeting next year.

It is a sincere request to all members to RENEW their existing membership and pay their dues at the earliest possible. The membership fees include all benefits in terms of significant reduction in the registration fee for the 1st International Anatomy Conference. For those who are not aware about the procedure of payment, please refer to the steps shown below (from MAA facebook):

FOUR EASY STEPS for NEW MEMBERS REGISTRATION & RENEWAL OF ANNUAL FEES FOR MALAYSIAN ANATOMICAL ASSOCIATION (MAA):
1. New members: Annual fee: RM 100 + Registration Fee RM 50 = Total RM 150
Renewal of annual fee for members: RM 100

2. Please deposit the above amount into: BANK ISLAM Account No: 14256010004995
3. Scan and attach the proof of payment to the Treasurer,
Prof. Dr. Farihah Hj. Suhaimi via email: farihah_suhaimi@yahoo.com

4. Please state your:
NAME:
DATE OF TRANSACTION:
TYPE OF DEPOSIT:
VENUE OF TRANSACTION:
AMOUNT:
These steps are vital for the treasurer to track and identify the member who has paid based on the transactions in the bank statement.

Your kind and expedited response is highly appreciated. MAA also thanks all its members who have paid the registration fee, to date.

We appreciate your kind response in disseminating the information regarding MAA to fellow colleagues and researchers and encourage them to join MAA. The forms are available through MAA facebook. Members may also e-mail the secretary norzanafi9506@yahoo.com for any help needed regarding this matter.

Warm regards,

Associate Professor Dr Norzana Abd Ghafar
Secretary of the
Malaysian Anatomical Association
Level 18, Pre-Clinical Building,
UKM Medical Centre,
Jalan Yaacob Latiff,
Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras,
56000 Kuala Lumpur.

Tel: 03-91458605/8636
Faks: 03-91458607