by Dr Helmy Haja Mydin. First published in The New Straits Times 2 November 2015 I was recently given the honour of representing Malaysia at the World Health Summit as one of twenty ‘Young Physician Leaders’ from across the globe. With the support [...]
by Dr Helmy Haja Mydin. First published in The News Straits Times 21 September 2015 CHILDREN are great imitators. My toddler recently starting “praying” — not quite the full version, but she would imitate the rituals and say “Allahu akbar”. Althou [...]
by Dr Helmy Haja Mydin. First published in digitaledge Weekly 18 September 2015 What do you call a war that lasts a hundred years, costs trillions of dollars but leaves you miles away from attaining your objective? A failure, by most conventional  [...]
by Helmy Haja Mydin. First published in The New Straits Times 27 August 2015 Humans have had to contend with tuberculosis (TB) since the dawn of civilisation. The oldest evidence of human infection, a female specimen of the Neolithic era, dates fr [...]
Written by Dr Helmy Haja Mydin. First published in The New Straits Times on 24 July 2015. Many things revolve around race in Malaysia. It can be a particularly trying experience for a child of mixed heritage. When I was around 10, an Indian uncle  [...]
by Helym haja Mydin. First published in The New Straits Times 19 June 2015 A doctor recently stated that women were unsuitable for a certain medical specialty and should not be allowed to enlist for training. The most shocking aspect of this state [...]