• International Collaboration


    IJN Medical Symposium 2016- The Westin, Dhaka on 12th March 2016



    Dhaka, 12 March 2016: Institute Jantung Negara (IJN) or Malaysia National Heart Institute together with Northern International Medical College & Hospital (NIMCH) as co-organizer is organizing its 1st IJN Medical Symposium 2016 at The Westin Hotel on 12th March 2016. It is a one-day symposium with a few important topics from IJN speakers led by IJN’s CEO, Head of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Centre (PCHC) and other consultants with their specialties. 


    The symposium will host more than 150 distinguished doctors in Bangladesh, including General Practitioners, Cardiologists, surgeons and etc. Welcoming address by Prof. Dr. Yusouf Abdullah-Chairman of Northern International Medical College & Hospital (NIMCH) and keynote address by Dato’ Dr. Mohd Azhari Yakub CEO of IJN. This symposium has been officiated by Prof. M Iqbal Arslan, Secretary General of Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) as Chief guest and Prof. Dr. Abu Azam, Director of National Institute of Cardiovascular Bangladesh as a Guest of Honour. 


    This symposium also been supported by Malaysia High Commissioner in Bangladesh, Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) and Malaysia Tourism Executive (MATEX).


    “We are very excited to organize IJN 1st Medical Symposium in Bangladesh and IJN may offer greater aid to our partners here as well as continuous medical education for the doctors and hospital’s medical personnel,” said Dr. Azhari, CEO of IJN.  “We look forward to bringing together the doctors for a substantive discussion during the symposium of the newest and latest treatments for cardiovascular diseases”, he added.


    Panel topics include: 

    Peripheral Vascular Disease- Updates On Current Management.

    Dr. Shaiful Azmi, IJN Consultant Cardiologist & Peripheral Interventionist.

    Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart diseases.

    Dr. Hasri Samion, Head of Pediatric and Congenital Centre.


    Advances in Surgery for Mitral Valve Disease

    Dato’ Dr. Mohd Azhari Yakub, Senior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

    Training and Courses- IJN College

    Mdm. Vigneswary, IJN Senior Educator



    About National Heart Institute of Malaysia (IJN)

    Institute Jantung Negara (IJN) was set up on 1st August 1992 as a heart specialist institution committed to delivering advanced standards in cardiovascular and thoracic medicine for adult and pediatric heart patients.


    Since its establishment, IJN has treated over a million patients and gained recognition as one of the leading Cardiovascular and Thoracic Health Centre in the region.


    IJN provides a full range of cardiac services. The institute also houses a number of associated cardiac treatment clinics. Staffed by an experienced and committed team of specialist cardiologists, surgeons, anesthesiologists, paramedics and clinical support staff, today, IJN is reckoned to be among the best medical centers for cardiovascular and thoracic care in Malaysia and the region. The medical staffs are fully supported by the modern technology allowing IJN to treat the most complicated cases.


    IJN has kept abreast with the latest medical advances, from handling a simple hole in the heart surgery to heart and lungs transplantation.