Department Facilities

SPM Computer Facility
SPM computer lab The department of SPM have one of the most well equipped computer laboratory in the Faculty of Medicine. Currently the computer laboratory is equipped with more than 50 units of desktop computers. The computers are connected to local area network (LAN) and Internet. Software installed includes Microsoft Office Professional, statistical softwares (SPSS), referencing software (EndNote), and RevMan and GradePro softwares for systematic reviews and meta analysis.
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WiFi Connection
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Students with their own mobile computers (with WiFi) can register with PTM (Pusat Teknologi Maklumat) for wireless services which is available at certain location in the Faculty of Medicine (including Dept of SPM) and the University. Before registering for the wireless service the students must first prosess a Perdana UMmail account. If you have further questions about this services in University of Malaya, please e-mail

SPM Library
SPM library The SPM library is located on Level 5, Block I, next to the Head of Department's office. The library contains Community Residency Programmes' reports and Master of Public Health and Masters of Medical Science in Public Health candidates' dissertation, research reports and research proposals.
Audio-Visual Aid Equipment

The following equipment is available for small group teaching/presentation:

  • LCD projectors
  • Overhead projectors
  • Tele-conferencing equipments
  • Slide projectors
  • Video Cassette recorder/player
  • Colour TV
  • Scanners
  • CD writers

These equipments may be borrowed only by the academic staff and there are specific standard operating procedures (SOP) regarding the use of these equipments.


All stationary and items such as transparencies, printer paper, computer diskettes are to be provided by the students at their own expense.


Students who need to use photocopiers will do so, at their own expense, using machines available in the library and other public facilities.

Telephone and Fax

Students may use public telephones available in many locations around the faculty and UMMC. The fax machine in the HOD office may be used under the following circumstances:

  • In-coming fax
  • Fax for urgent/official purposes

Transportation may be provided by the Department, where feasible, for the purpose of scheduled field visits which are part of the academic programme.


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The Occupational Medicine Clinic is a referral clinic for occupational diseases and is open on every Friday in University Malaya Medical Centre.