drhoDear Members,

The 22nd Annual General (AGM) was held successfully on 20th April 2019. It was attended by 88 very supportive Life Members and Annual Members. The meeting was preceded by two medical talks by Dr Ho CM and Dr Ng BK. The AGM went smoothly and harmoniously. The newly elected Executive Council (EXCO) members for the term 2019-2021 are as follow:

President: Dr Ho Choon Moy
Vice President: Dr Ng Beng Kwang
Honorary Secretary: Ms Eleen Ong Bee Suat
Honorary Treasurer: Mr Goh Boon Kok
EXCO Members:
1. Prof Emeritus Dato’ Dr Nik Nasri Nik Ismail
2. Dr Wong Kim Lei
3. Ms Betty Toh Liew Sim

Internal Auditors:
1. Ms Lim Ai Loon
2. Ms Liza Lum Lai Oi

MMS CME Events are as below:
1. MMS Roadshow at MH Tower Hotel Ipoh on 16th March 2019
2. MMS Roadshow at Hotel Perdana Kota Bahru, Kelantan on 11th May 2019
3. MMS Roadshow at Double Tree Hilton Hotel Melaka on 24th August 2019
4. MMS Roadshow at Hilton Hotel Kuching, Sarawak on 14th September 2019.
5. Malaysian International Conference on Menopause (MICoM) on 6-7 July 2019 at Le Meridien Hotel Putrajaya.

Five Non-CME Events were planned so far, for the first year so that members have the opportunity to meet every 2 to 3 monthly. These events include:
1. World Menopause Day to be held on 19th Oct 2019
2. Fellowship Night
3. Hiking trip (organized by Ms Lim Ai Loon)
4. Flower arrangement event (organized by Ms Liza Lum Lai Oi)
5. AGM 2020

Dr Ng Beng Kwang has also been elected as the Chairman of CME events and Editor of MMS Website and MMS Facebook. Photos and news on upcoming events will be available on the website and Facebook. The MOU Signing Ceremony between UKM and MMS will be held on 17th May 2019 at the Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur. UKM and MMS will collaborate to promote the education on menopause and to improve the standard of clinical care of menopausal problems.

The 2019-2021 team are looking forward to an exciting and fulfilling two years serving and growing MMS. My deepest gratitude to the members of the Malaysian Menopause Society for entrusting me to continue serving the society.

Service is joy,

Dr Ho Choon Moy FRCOG