We are non-profit organisation based in Malaysia that provides education, care and support for patients and parents affected by Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Malaysia (SMAM) is an association represents
spinal muscular atrophy patients to voice up all over Malaysia. The
members not only comprise from patient, in fact patient's family member
namely their parents, siblings and also friends that are considerate on this disease.
This association registered to Registry of Societies of Malaysia officially on 29 January 2017, which is initially SMAM only a small SMA patient group
in Facebook social website.
SMAM function as a organisation which unite all patients, family member
and public throughout the country to share any information and
information related disease that very rarely found this. Through this
association too , the members can interact, giving moral support and share experience in patient care between one each other.
SMAM Association also often arrange meetings among members and
involved in various activities sponsorship for the purpose of increasing society's awareness in Malaysia on this disease's existence.
Provides space (platform) for interaction among members as a place to gain moral support.
Provides information to the public about Spinal Muscular Atrophy disorder & enhances public awareness.
Helps in applying medical, health, education, infrastructure and mobility assistance from government agencies and the private sector needed by members of the association.
Provides letter of support to members who apply for the job from government agencies and private sector.
Consult physician (medical experts) for members for he association.
Our vision is to collaborate with the government agencies and the private sector in bringing orphan drugs such as SPIRANZA and CHERISH from American pharmaceutical company Biogen and any other SMA medication to Malaysia.
Petal shape represent five (5) key component that cooperate by close in this organization which is :
i) SMA Patient
ii) SMA Family
iii) Doctors, Therapies & Scientist
v) Authority & Legislator
Light blue colour represent cure from SMA disease, spiritual welfare,
emotion and physical.
Dark blue colour represent confidence, strength and resolution strength
deep improved comprehension standard, health and quality of life for those who affected with SMA disease.
Purple colour represent spiritual confidence, wisdom and mutual respect
attitude in every effort carried out.
Circular shape in peak every petal represent togetherness and unity
between all five key component in all efforts increase their quality of
life that affected with SMA disease.
SMA word Malaysia refer to Muscular Spinal Atrophy disease abbreviation
based in Malaysia.