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The MSA is a professional association set up to promote the art and science of anaesthesiology. We are a national body that co-ordinates the activities of anaesthesiologists practising in Malaysia. As a representative body for anaesthesiologists, we aim to promote professionalism, cooperation and friendship amongst anaesthesiologists, and are in liaison with similar bodies and specialties in other regions and in the international arena at large.


PRESS STATEMENT: Response To The Federal Court Majority Judgement On Siow Ching Yee Vs Columbia Asia Sdn Bhd

We, representing the following organisations, (1) Malaysian Society of Anaesthesiologists, (2) College of Anaesthesiologists, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia and (3) Malaysian Society of Intensive Care, would like to issue this statement following the decisions made by the High Court, the Court of Appeal and subsequently the Federal Court in March of 2024. We fully respect the decisions made by the learned judges and the processes that were undertaken before such a verdict was passed. We understand the need to have an impartial system that can address the rights of patients seeking legal recourse.

Nevertheless, we do need to express some concerns with regards to the rising trend of medicolegal cases in the country. The resultant practice of defensive medicine inevitably adds to maldistribution of workload between the public and private sector. Many anaesthesiologists and intensivists are finding it a... read more

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Dear Esteemed Members of the Malaysian Society of Anaesthesiologists and Visitors,

Welcome to the virtual home of the Malaysian Society of Anaesthesiologists. As the President for the term 2023-2025, it is both an honour and pleasure for me to extend my warmest greetings to members of our esteemed anaesthesiology community and visitors to our website.

The Society’s mission is to promote the art and science of Anaesthesiology. It coordinates the activities of Anaesthesiologists, represents Anaesthesiologists and protects their interests. It encourages and promotes co-operation and friendship amongst Anaesthesiologists, and liaise with similar like-minded bodies and other specialties in the region and in the international arena. Whether you are an Anaesthesiologist, an allied healthcare provider in anaesthesiology and critical care, a medical practitioner of related disciplines, a member of the public looking for information on anaesthesiology and critical care, or simply curious about the word anaesthesiologist and who we are, you have come to the right place.

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