14th AFCMA CONGRESS
The 14th Congress of the Asian Federation of Catholic Medical Associations (AFCMA) was successfully concluded in Hong Kong on 30th November 2008.
We wish to congratulate Dr Freddie Loh who was elected as the new President of AFCMA, Dr Anthonysamy who was elected as the Secretary General and Dr Chong Khin Yam who was elected as the new treasurer. we are honoured to have 3 Malaysians serving in the AFCMA Council. We pray to our Lord that He may give Dr Freddie Loh and his office bearers the Grace and Wisdom to carry out their duties for the next 4 years.
The Congress Resolution made at the conclusion of the meeting was:
This congress reaffirms that all human beings have an inalienable dignity proper to the human nature present in everyone. In respect for this human dignity, we pledge to:
1. disseminate the knowledge about the inalienability of human dignity
2. care for our patients in way that maximally preserves their dignity, and
3. advocate for the dignity of vulnerable persons, such as the unborn, elderly, disabled, and the terminally-ill,etc.
Incidentally, our President, Dr Anthonysamy presented a very comprehensive country report on Malaysia at the AFCMA Congress. You may view the text of the report by clicking your mouse at the links section of this website. Click on "14th AFCMA Congress" and then click on "Country Reports", then "Malaysia".
You may access details of the lectures given during the Congress at the following AFCMA website: www.doctor.catholic.org.hk/14afcma.html