• The Australasian Doctors Association of Queensland (AADA Inc) was incorporated in 1992. Members are qualified medical graduates comprising mainly Chinese general practitioners and specialists in various medical disciplines. Other Asian doctors as well as Australian doctors are welcomed as bona fide members; hence the name of “Australasian” was chosen. The association is affiliated with interstate Australian Chinese Medical Associations (including ACMA Auckland) under the auspices of Australian Council of Chinese Medical Association (ACCMA).

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August 2018 NewsLetter

AADA member newsletter:


1. We had a very educational talk by Dr Yong Wee on "Marfan syndrome explained" on the 7/8/18, which was also our AGM and we thank all the members that were able to attend, the committee is honoured to be able to serve all the members again for the next 12 months.


2. AADA /ACCMA Medical conference 29/9/18 - 1/101/8 The Star Gold Coast

AADA will be hosting our National weekend conference ( Australian Council of Chinese Medical Associations ACCMA) from 29/9/18 till 1/10/18 this year at The Star Gold Coast. We welcome our interstate and New Zealand delegates that will be joining us.

The conference registration includes sunday lunch, 2 nights accomodation and 2 buffet breakfasts.

The topics include "Headaches and Chiari Malformation" "Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea"


3. Next AADA dinner meeting is scheduled for 7/11/18, Topic/Speaker TBA, venue will be Gambaro Restaurant, the RSVP will be emailed.


We have been made aware of some members not getting our emails, please ensure you check your spam folder and add contactus@aadaqld.com to your approved contact list.

March 2017 NewsLetter

Dear AADA Members,
RSVP now for our next dinner meeting on the topic of "A step-wise approach in the management of COPD " by Co Luu B. Pharm, Grad. Dip. Hosp Pharm. Respiratory Medical Lead, GSK

Date: Tuesday 14/03/2017
Time: 6pm
Venue: Gambaro Hotel
33 Caxton St, Petrie Terrace QLD 4000
Sponsor: GSK Australia

Schedule:

6:00pm – Members arrive from this time

7:00pm – Entree is served

7:30pm – Entree is cleared, dinner is served

7:45pm – Presentation

8:30pm – Question & Answers. (Dessert is served)

9:00pm – Meeting is concluded


Abstract:

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) represents a major concern for our healthcare systems, being ranked as the fifth leading cause of death in Australia and significantly affecting the quality of life of patient(1). Both non-pharmacological approaches and pharmacological therapies are important in the management of management of COPD(2). With the recent introduction of additional pharmacotherapies, there is now a wider choice for healthcare professionals to consider, which has its advantages and disadvantages. A greater selection to choose from enables healthcare professionals to select the best possible therapeutic option for individual patients.

References:

1. http://www.aihw.gov.au/copd

2. COPD-X Concise Guidelines


Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the assessment tools used in measuring control of COPD
  2. Summarise the role of different classes of pharmacological therapies in the management of COPD
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the assessment tools used in measuring control of COPD
RSVP by: 6th March 2017 via the link sent to your inbox.

Kind regards
AADA Committee

February 2017 NewsLetter

1. AADA Annual Weekend Conference.


Start Date:29 Apr 2017

End Date:01 May 2017

Location:Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast
Address: 71 Sea World Drive, Main Beach, Gold Coast QLD 4217

Topic:AADA Annual Weekend Conference (Topics are TBA, we will again have a wide range of important topics to educate our GP and specialist members)

RSVP Date:Please RSVP by 30 Mar 2017 using the link sent to you in your E-Mail


2. AADA Overseas Medical Conference

Start Date:06 Aug 2017

End Date:20 Aug 2017

Location:Explore Iceland, Norway by sea on HOLLAND AMERICA CRUISE LINES

Topic:AADA Overseas Medical Conference


The speakers & topics are being finalised at present.

Any speakers who are interested to present during the conference may do so by submitting their abstracts to the Honorary secretary Dr Natalie Ong, AADA.


RSVP Date:Please RSVP by 01 Apr 2017 using the link sent to you in your E-Mail

Contact:

Pleasecontact Daryn Sibley from Escape Travel Chermisde for further details.

Shop 398, Westfield Shopping Centre
Cnr Gympie & Hamilton Roads | Chermside QLD 4032
Ph: (07) 3350 1453 | Fax: (07) 3359 7145

3. Our first dinner education meeting will be on 14/03/2017, at Gambaro. Further details to follow.


April 2016 NewsLetter

Dear AADA Members,

Our next dinner meeting is just around the corner! RSVP now to confirm your attendance.

The meeting will focus on an important topic, regarding selecting the right anticoagulant for your patient.


Date: Thursday, 5th May 2016

Venue:

China Sea Milton,

60 Park Rd,

Milton QLD 4064

Time: 6:30PM


Topic: Anticoagulation in 2015 and beyond - NOAC real world experience, use in complex patients, and future directions

Speakers: Dr Chris Hammett

Sponsor: Bayer Australia


RSVP due date: 21 April 2016

Kind regards,

Dr Natalie Ong

AADA Honorary Secretary

website: www.aadaqld.com.au

email: contactus@aadaqld.com.au


August 2015 NewsLetter

Dear AADA Members,

Our next dinner meeting is fast approaching! RSVP now to confirm your attendance.

The meeting will focus on an important topic, regarding selecting the right contraceptive pill for your patient.


Date: Thurs, 27th August 2015

Venue: Oriental Yum Cha

512 Wickham Street,

Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

Time: 6:30PM


Topic: "Selecting the Right Pill For Your Patient"

Speakers: Professor Khoo and Dr Gino Pecoraro

Sponsor: Bayer Australia


RSVP due date: 17 August 2015

Kind regards,

Dr Natalie Ong

AADA Honorary Secretary

website: www.aadaqld.com.au

email: contactus@aadaqld.com.au

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  • ADDRESS

    Q Skin Clinic
    Lutwyche City Shopping Centre, Shop 46
    543 Lutwyche Road, Lutwyche
    QLD 4030

  • Person

    Dr. Natalie Ong
    (Honorary Secretary)

  • EMAIL

    contactus@aadaqld.com