Date and Time:
August 11, 2023 12:00 am - August 13, 2023 - 12:00 am
The Singapore-Malaysia Nephrology Forum is the brainchild of Dr Wong Kok Seng and Dato’ Dr Zaki Morad who suggested that regular meetings of nephrologists from both countries would allow strengthening of the ties that already existed. The tag-line “Sharing Ideas, Fostering Lasting Friendships” was adopted and the first meeting was organised in Singapore on 26-27 March 2004. The Forum was planned to combine a mix of science and fun to allow the nephrologists to interact on both social and scientific levels. The first day was dedicated to “fun” and this included friendly badminton, table tennis and golf tournaments between the Singaporeans and Malaysians. The scientific programme on the following day, allowed the two sides to share on-going projects in order to explore possible areas of collaboration. The highlight of the scientific meeting was a debate between Singapore and Malaysia. The Forum now alternates between the two countries and the programme structure has remained essentially unchanged. Two debate challenge trophies were introduced and they are the Dato’ Dr Zaki Morad B Mohd Zaher Debate Challenge Trophy for the winning team (2006) and the Prof Woo Keng Thye Best Debater Challenge Trophy (2009). The Forum is currently organised biennially.
Please join us in the upcoming 10th Singapore-Malaysia Nephrology Forum from 11-13 August 2023, which will be held on the beautiful island of Penang, Malaysia!