The 3rd Occupational Health Seminar Northern Region was held at the Sunway Hotel, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang on the 21st and 22nd July 2018. The event was jointly organised by the Penang Medical Practitioners Society, Koperasi Doktor Pulau Pinang Bhd and the Academy of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Malaysia (AOEMM). The seminar theme for the first day was “Focus on Role of the Occupational Health Doctor”, whilst the theme for the second day was “Update on Occupational Lung Disease”. Prof Victor Hoe as one of the representatives from the AOEMM presented his paper on “Role of Occupational Health Doctor in Promoting Healthy Workplace for Occupational Lung Disease”. He also participated in the case discussion for the second-day event. There was more than 130 occupational health doctor (OHD) from around Malaysia that attended the seminar. There were intense discussions on the role of OHD in the diagnosis and notification of occupational diseases, particularly occupational lung disease.
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