Vaccination in Pregnancy & Lessons Learnt From Phase 1 Roll-out of COVID-19 Vaccines

Vaccination in Pregnancy & Lessons Learnt From Phase 1 Roll-out of COVID-19 Vaccines

The webinar on 5 May 2021 focuses on:

  • Maternal and child outcome of COVID-19 patients
  • Safety of vaccines in pregnant women and infants of breastfeeding mothers
  • Lessons learnt from phase 1 roll-out of vaccines


Datuk Dr. Noel Thomas Ross is the Head of Acute Medicine and Consultant Physician working in Kuala Lumpur Hospital. He is also the appointed member in the Malaysian Adverse Drug Reactions Advisory Committee, National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency, Ministry of Health, Malaysia.

Panellists for this week:

Dr. Muniswaran Ganeshan is the unit lead and Maternal Fetal Medicine Consultant at the Women and Children’s Hospital Kuala Lumpur. He is also the visiting consultant to the National Heart Institute (IJN).

He is a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologist, and was also awarded the gold medal for the Masters in O&G from University Malaya in 2011. Having completed his subspecialty training in UK, he initiated and successfully runs the Obstetric Medicine clinic; overseeing the management of patients with complex medical diseases in pregnancy.

He has contributed to numerous national guidelines and is a member of the Confidential Enquiries of Maternal Deaths in Malaysia. He is actively involved in training of doctors and midwifes in Malaysia and in the region as a principle trainer of the Intensive Course in Obstetric Emergencies and also authored the “Handbook in Obstetric Emergencies”. His passion is to establish Obstetric Medicine services in Malaysia and to improve the quality of care for women with medical complications in pregnancy.

Dr. Norzaihan binti Hassan is the Head of Clinic and a Family Medicine Consultant working in Klinik Kesihatan Bandar Kota Bharu. She is also a Honarary lecturer in Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).

She is a contributor in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in children and adolescents Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG). She is also a review committee member for the Management of Diabetes in pregnancy CPG.

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Transcript is available here in multiple eBook formats

Updated Guidelines On COVID-19 Vaccination In Pregnancy And Breastfeeding, (10th August 2021)

Guidelines On COVID-19 Vaccination In Pregnancy And Breastfeeding, version 2 (23rd June 2021) - click here

For future updates, please refer to this webpage (click here).

How to join the webinar?

No need to register. Just come to this webpage on Wednesday, 05 May 2021 at 3 PM (GMT+8) to join the live session. You can ask questions directly in this webpage using Slido.

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How to get CPD points?

We will broadcast the online attendance form during the live webinar, and we will broadcast the attendance form after the webinar finished for another 5 minutes. The link will also be posted on our Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Please double-check your email address before submitting. Any mistake in your email address, you will not get the certificate of attendance.

The certificate of attendance is issued to those who participated live (in real-time). We do not give a certificate to those watching the replay/recorded video/podcast.

Looking forward to seeing you live!


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This is a weekly live webinar jointly organized by Malaysian Society of Infection Control and Infectious Diseases (MyICID) & Institute for Clinical Research (ICR), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Malaysia.