Wednesday, July 9, 2014



Date   : 23rd - 25th September 2014 (Tuesday - Thursday)
Venue: VIVATEL Kuala Lumpur,
             85, Jalan Loke Yew, 55200 Kuala Lumpur.

Scientific Programme
Tentatively, the scientific programme includes plenary lectures, symposiums, discussions and posters presentation on all major discipline of medical laboratory sciences. Among the tentative topics:-

Artefacts in blood smears - Woon Sung Thong

Haematological manifestations of Dengue - Assoc Prof Dr.Leong Chooi Fun

How to handle Coagulation test Request & Results - Marilyn Baliwag

MERS-CoV: Storm in a teacup? - Dr.Maria Kahar Bador

Suburban Transmission and prevalence of Malaria in Malaysia - Jamaiah Ibrahim

Advancement and pitfalls in Molecular Diagnostics - Prof Ngeow Yun Fong

Improving patient safety - Dr.Azrina

Pro-calcitonine, a new marker in infection - Dr Christopher Lee

Novel biomarker for Heart Failure

Clinical and Immunological  Markers of Dengue Progression - Prof.Dr.Sharmala Devi

New Challenges in Immunohistochemistry - Prof Tan Soo Yong

Ancillary Techniques in Cytology - Assoc Prof. Dr.Nurismah

The Malaysian Haematology Reference Interval Study Experience.

The use of epidemiological methods and biostatiscal analysis in solving clinical research problems - Assoc.Prof.Dr.Karuthan Chinna

Note: The topics above are tentative and thus subjected to change

Trade Exhibition.
A trade exhibition will also be held in conjunction with the conference. Participants will gain information on new products and new biomedical / laboratory instruments in the local and worldwide market. A visit to the trade exhibition will offer informal knowledge that they could not get from formal lectures, and symposiums.

Exhibition info:
Mr.Teng Tian Sang – 019-342 8218
Ms.Siti Aisiah Mohammad – 012-699 0115

The institute invites submission for poster or oral presentations on all aspects of medical laboratory sciences that have not been published or presented.

Before or on 2nd August 2014.

1. Abstracts must be submitted in English.
2. Text should be typed single-spaced, containing at least 200 and not more than 300 words.
3. Abstract typed in Microsoft Words should be submitted to the Scientific Committee electronically at
4. Aim of Study, methods used and summary of result and conclusion should be stated. The name of the attending presenter should be in BOLD.
5. Successful presenters must confirm their participation by submitting the registration forms and appropriate fee before or on 16th August 2014.

Unconfirmed or payment beyond the closing date will result in your abstract not being published.

Conference Venue :

VIVATEL Kuala Lumpur
Jalan Loke Yew
55200 Kuala Lumpur
GPS Co-ordination: 3.122176, 101.719567

Room Type
(with breakfast)

       Room Rates


RM210.00 nett
RM230.00 nett

RM280.00 nett
RM300.00 nett

Supreme Deluxe
RM310.00 nett
RM330.00 nett

Junior Suite
RM410.00 nett
RM430.00 nett

Executive Suite
RM510.00 nett
RM530.00 nett

Room rates are inclusive of 10% service charge & 6% government tax.

Check in 1500 hrs

Check out 1200 noon

Hotel Room Reservation :


Tel: 60 3-92058888

Fax: 60 3-92858220

Participants should deal directly with VIVATEL KUALA LUMPUR for room reservations and accommodation payments.

Before 16th August 2014:  RM550.00
Inclusive of Conference Bag and other conference materials.
Please be informed that registration must be accompanied with payment. The date of payment is considered the date of registration (except Government LPO).

On or After 16th August 2014:  RM600.00
Registration on 17th August 2014 onwards is considered as walk in registration. Conference Bag and other conference materials are subjected to availability.

Day Registration (Walk In): RM250.00

 members who had paid their annual membership fee up to 2014 are eligible for a RM50 rebate. Applicants are required to submit the full registration fee and the rebate shall be reimbursed at the registration counter after the secretariat has confirmed the membership status of the applicant.

Day registrant is NOT eligible for the rebate.
Method of Payment
Cheque / postal order and LO.  
Made payable to MIMLS
You may remit your payment directly to MIMLS’s Bank account.
Maybank Berhad
Petaling Jaya Main Branch
A/C Number

Please fax your transaction slip to 03-40254251 and forward the original to the secretariat at the conference.
Tel  :   Ms Thum Chui Nean  016-3160908
Ms N Ambigadevi  016-3020542
            Ms FaridahRobiahbt Ismail  019-2345845

Fax :   03-40254251  


Click the links below :

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The 24th National Scientific Conference held at the Parkroyal, Kuala Lumpur on 3rd - 5th September 2013 was a smashing success. There were 244 full registrants and 16 day registrants congregating at the conference hall. There were 26 posters and oral presentations on a myriad of topics. Poster defense sessions were also held to provide opportunities for further interactions between the participants.

There were 19 speakers who are experts in their field of interests delivering talks that captivated the participants of the conference.

The plenary lecture delivered by Dato' Tan Yoke Hwa on the Malaysian Allied Health Professionals Bill that will be tabled in parliament very soon hold  a special interest to the participants who are laboratory professionals who shall be affected by this upcoming act. Though the topic had been presented before when the bill was at it's infancy, the updates presented this time will allow the participants to get an insight on the bill that shall soon be an act to govern 23 allied health professionals.

Below are most of the topics delivered at the 24th National Scientific Conference.
Click on the title to download.

Dato Tan Yoke Hwa - Updates on Malaysian Allied Health Professions Bill

Dr Rukumani Devi Velayuthan - CRE - Carbapenam Resistant Enterobacteriaceae

Assoc Prof Dr Jamal I-Ching Sam - The Re-emergence of Chikungunya Virus in Malaysia

Dr Luqman Selva Kuppaimuthu Abdullah - Ayurveda As Complimentary Health Care Provider

Dr Lau Yee Ling - Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplifications

Dr Raudhawati Osman - Molecullar Diagnosis in Thalassemia

Dr Nor Asrina Ishak - Transfusion in Multiply Tranfused Patients

.Prof Kulentheran Arumugam - The Medical Lab Technologist and The Law

Dr Mun Kein Seong - Laboratory Accreditation - Do Or Do Not, There Is No Try!

Dr Muhammad Arif - Laboratories Health Workers - Challenges to Remain Relevant

Mr Shamsul Hazli Ramly - Health Failure Mode Effect and Analysis

Dr Ivy Chung - Targetting the Fibroblasts in the Microenvironment of Endometrial Cancer

Prof Dr Hany Ariffin - Laboratory Tests in Diagnosis and Management of Paediatric Leukaemia

Dr Lim Boon Huat - Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Malaysia - A Nagging Rural Concern

Prof Rahim Md Noah - Clinical Laboratory Diagnostic Immunology Traditional Menu

Dr Shahnaz Murad - New Approaches for Quicker Delivery and Better Quallity in Pathology Services

Dr Too Chun Lai - Rheumatoid Arthritis - Early Detection Is The Key

Sunday, July 28, 2013


4th AAMLS Congress
in conjunction with the 24th ASM of SAMLS

Medical Laboratory Professionals (Medical Laboratory Technologists/Scientists) are invited to participate in this once every 4 year event.

Registration Form can be acquired by clicking the image below

Members of MIMLS are advised to register via MIMLS . Members who are at least 5 years with good record of paying the membership fee will be subsidised by MIMLS. 

Download Subsidy Application Form

Registration Fee for AAMLS members S$400 before 15 AUGUST.2013 and S$500  after 15 AUGUST 2013. (MIMLS members are AAMLS members)

Registration Fee for Non- members is S$500  before 15 AUGUST 2013 and S$600 after 15 AUGUST 2013

Please see 4th AAMLS website for full information. Click on the image above to link on to the website.

The MIMLS will subsidise RM1000.00 for eligible members who are presenting scientific papers either poster or oral to attend the 4th AAMLS Congress in Singapore. Members who are not presenting papers will be subsidised 30% of the registration fee.  The subsidy will be reimbursed after the conclusion of the congress by submitting the subsidy form to the MIMLS. Please note that the registration fee is in Singapore Dollars not Malaysian Ringgit. The subsidy is in Malaysian Ringgit.


1. At least 5 years as MIMLS member. 
2. Membership fee paid up to the current year (i.e.2013).

Please submit the subsidy application form to the following address:-

Malaysian Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences
1-5-14, Jalan 1/50, Diamond Square Commercial Centre
Off  Jalan Gombak
53000 Kuala Lumpur

Monday, July 15, 2013

Call for AbstractsTopicsPreliminary TimetableInvited Speakers
Welcome from the Congress Chairman – Dionysis Vourtsis, MT 

On behalf of the Scientific and Organizing Committee, it gives me great pleasure, to invite you to the Regional European Biomedical Laboratory Science Congress, and the 4th Greek Medical Laboratory Technologists Conference, under the patronage of EPBS
This Biomedical congress promises to be a memorable professional and scientific experience and is expected to draw hundreds of highly qualified participants from around the world, to discuss and share the latest knowledge in biomedical laboratory science. Read More...
Deadline for abstract submission: 5th August 2013
Click here to submit your abstract
Preliminary list of Invited Speakers
Nikolaos Chantziantoniou, BSc, ART(CSMLS), CFIAC, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Marie Culliton, MSc, MBA, FAMLS, EPBS President, Ireland
Vincent S. Gallicchio, PhD, FACS, FRSA, FASAHP, IFBLS Past President, USA
Petros Karkalousos, MSc, PhD, Greece
Fernando Mendes, MSc, EPBS General Secretary, Portugal
Agelos Papaioannou, PhP, Greece
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Congress Secretariat - Paragon Group
18 Avenue Louis-Casai, 1209 Geneva, Switzerland Tel: +41 22 5330 948

Sunday, October 10, 2010

The 13th ASEAN Conference of Clinical Laboratory Sciences (25-27th September 2010).

The 13th ACCLS was organised by MIMLS under the auspices of AACLS supported by MyCEB

Two workshops were held, one pre-conference and another ran concurrently with the plenary session on the first day of the conference.

On Friday 24 September 2010, a one day pre-conference workshop that consists of two modules of 3 hours each were held. They were;
1. "Pan-agglutination" (Intermediate-Advanced)
2. "Improve Your Skills In Blood Group Serology" (Intermediate).

On Saturday afternoon, 25 September 2010, workshop II was held.
The half day workshop was on the "Routine And Not So Routine Serological Techniques" (Basic to Intermediate).

Both workshops were conducted by Mr. Eric Ching ART;MT(ASCP)SBB- Canada.

A total of 27 proffered papers were presented with 4 oral and 23 poster presentations by local and international participants.

There were six plenary sessions, six symposia of 19 topics, 5 Selected Topics and 1 invitational lecture in this conference.
The conference was graciously offitiated by Dato'Dr.Norain Karim, the Head of Pathology Service, The Ministry of Health of Malaysia.

Click here for the Speakers Notes.
(Only notes that were given permission by the Speakers are available).

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26th September 2010