On 26th October 2018, the IAPMD 5th Annual Scientific Meeting, Pre-congress Cytology Workshop was held at Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resorts and Spa, Kota Kinabalu Sabah. The theme of the workshop was Non-gynaecology, with updates on Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytology and Paris System for Reporting Urine Cytology. The workshop was organized jointly by MSOC and Pathology Department, Hospital Queen Elizabeth. In addition to local speakers, two foreign speakers were also invited, namely Assoc. Professor Dr Nga Min En from National Unversity Health System, Singapore and Dr Qasem Ahmed from Fatima Memorial Hospital College of Medicine & Dentistry, Pakistan. Besides lectures and case studies about salivary gland and urine cytology, the participants were also updated on reporting thyroid cytopathology with the Bethesda System. About 145 participants participated in this event. comprising of specialists, medical officers, medical laboratory technologists and foreign delegates.
Report by Dr. Nor Haizura Abd Rani
Malaysian Society of Cytology
MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF CYTOLOGY (Persatuan Sitologi Malaysia)
Cytopathology Unit, Department of Pathology,
UKM Medical Centre, Jln Yaacob Latif,
56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA,