|News Archive - Year 2006|
28 Dec 2006
The department would like to wish all Salam Eid al-Adha and a Happy New Year. The department will be close on 01 Jan 2007 and 02 Jan 2007 for the celebrations.
21 Dec 2006
With Christmas just round the corner,it brings back some memories of what happened in the faculty during those years. It was common for the departments to have Christmas parties ... more
20 Dec 2006
Entrance evaluation for potential Master of Public Health candidates form the Ministry of Health Malaysia for the academic year 2006/2007 was held in the department today. ...more
14 Dec 2006
The Regional Workshop on Evidence-Based Medicine: Clinical Epidemiology as a Tool for Evidence-Based Practice was held from the 11-14 Dec 2006 at the Institute for Health Management in Kuala Lumpur. ... more
11 Dec 2006
Masters in Medicine in Public Health and Masters in Medicine in Occupational Medicine candidates from the Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore visited the department ... more
06 Dec 2006
The 38th Asia Pacific Consortium for Public Health Conference 2006 was held in Bangkok from the 02-06 December 2006. Five staff from the SPM department attended the conference ... more
30 Nov 2006
The Department would like to welcome Associate Professor Dr Samsinah Hussain who have joined the department on the 01 Nov 2006.
27 Nov 2006
The Second Research Method Course organised by the Epidemiology and Statistics Unit for the Army Medical Core was held at Strawberry Park in Cameroon Highland form the 22 Nov 2006 - 25 Nov 2006. Dr Sanjay Rampal, Dr Noran Naqiah Mohd Hairi and Dr Sharmini Selvarajah were facilitating the event. Brigade General Dr Ya'kob Koming officiated and also attended the course ... more
22 Nov 2006
The SPM website now have a new address - http://spm.ummc.edu.my
22 Nov 2006
The Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine treated some of the SPM staff who have contributed to the various seminar and courses conducted by the unit during 2006 to tea ... more.
15 Nov 2006
A lunch was given in honour of Prof David Koh at the Sri Melaka Restaurant ... more
14 Nov 2006
Professor Dr David Koh from the Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore gave a lecture on "Recent Developments in Occupational Health Legislation in Singaporel" at the Department ... more
13 Nov 2006
The Department would like to congratulate Assoc Prof Saimy Ismail who have just been conferred the title "Datuk" by his grandson. Assoc Prof Saimy's daughter delivered a healthy boy at the University Malaya Specialist Centre today.
13 Nov 2006
The department was brief by Prof David Koh on the just completed MBBS Phase IIIA Examination ... more
13 Nov 2006
The department wish to welcome back Mdm Wee Bee Suan from her 2 1/2 months maternity leave. The department also wish to express their heartfelt congratulations to Mdm Wee Bee Suan and Mr Ng Yean Kai on the additional of a 3.49 kg baby boy, Yik Sheng to their family, who was born on 30 August 2006.
08 Nov 2006
Professor Dr David Koh from the Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore gave a lecture on "Salivary Biomarkers Research - Promises and Pitfall" at the regular Wendesday morning CME session at Dewan Gaharu, UMMC .. more
03 Nov 2006
The MBBS Phase IIIA examination will be held from the 06 Nov 2006 - 17 Nov 2006, the Department will be involved as there is a full paper from SPM. During this session the external examiner for SPM is Professor Dr David Koh from the Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.
03 Nov 2006
Professor Omar Kasule who it the Professor form the Instituteof Medicine, University of Brunei gave a series of lecture on Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health (EEPH) today in the Epidemiology lecture room. ... more
02 Nov 2006
Every year during the time of Hari Raya, the deparment and the Master candidate usually will organised a party to celebrate this occassion, and this year in the "Open-house" is celebrated as "Deeparaya Celebration" ... more
02 Nov 2006
The department wish to congratulate the staff who have been awarded the Excellence of Service Awards and Certificate for the services rendered in 2005 during the Awards ceremony at DTC, University Malaya.. more
01 Nov 2006
30 Oct 2006
Over the Hari Raya - Deepavali weekend a murder most foul has taken place in Associate Professor Dr Saimy's room ... more
17 Oct 2006
The Department would like to wish all a very Happy Deepavali and Selamat Hari Raya Adilfitri The Department will be close from 23 Oct - 25 Oct 2006 for the celebration.
04 Oct 2006
The application for the Master of Public Health 2007 intake is now open, Applicant from Malaysia (those with NRIC/MyKad) must apply on-line, the closing dates for the application is 31 Oct 2006. Those from oversea can get further clarification from firstname.lastname@example.org or log-on to the University of Malaya Instituite of Postgraduate Study wbesite.
01 Oct 2006
The Department wishes to congratulate Dr Quek Kia Fatt who have join the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at Monash University Malaysia as Associate Professor, and would also like to thank him for his valuable contribution to the Department.
01 Sept 2006
Associate Professor Dr. Awang Bulgiba bin Awang Mahmud has been appointed the Head of the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine from 01 Sep 2006.
28 Aug 2006
The Department would like to welcome Mr Mohd Roshidi Ismail who have joined the Medical Statistics Unit as a tutor.
24 Aug 2006
The Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, has successfully co-organised a Seminar on Risk Assessment at the Workplace for UMMC Occupational Safety and Health Committee members ... more
12 Aug 2006
The Society of Occupational and Environmental Medicine-Malaysian Medical Association assisted by Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya organised the "CME on Occupational Medicine" at Dewan Bidara ... more
24 July 2006
The poster presentation of the Thematic Project from the Community Residency Programme 2006, are on display in front of the TJ Danaraj Medical Library, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. It will be on display until the 28 July 2006. ...more.
01 July 2006
The deparment wish to welcome our new academic staff, Dr Ng Chiu Wan.
22 April 2006
The Department will be organising a recreation day on 22 April 2006 (Saturday) where the SPM Masters students (Year 1 and Year 4) will have the opportunity to mingle and test their sporting skills with the staff of SPM.
17 April 2006
The Department wishes to congratulate Associate Professor Hematram Yadav who will be joining the International Medical University as the Professor in the Community Medicine Department from the 1st May 2006, and would also like to thank him for his valuable contribution to the Department.
12 April 2006
The Department wishes to congratulate Ms Norhayati Ramli on being blessed with a 2.7 kg baby girl, which was dilivered on 12 April 2006 in the University Malaya Medical Centre.
06 April 2006
Lunch with the Dean, Deputy Deans and MPH Speciality External Examiners was held at Rumah University. ...more
05 April 2006
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01 March 2006
The Family Health Seminar on Family Planning for MBBS Phase IIIA students were held at HTAR Klang ...more
01 March 2006
The deparment wish to welcome Ms Nur Fadhlina Othman who have joined the Department as a Junior Science Officer.
28 February 2006
A party was held in to celebrate Dr Farizah pursuing her PhD and Assoc Prof Atiya's Birthday ...more
23 February 2006 - 24 February 2006
The department has successfully organised the Seminar on Commuting Injuries and Prevention in Malaysia at Dewan Sekapur Serih, Trauma and Emergency Centre, University of Malaya Medical Centre... more
23 February 2006
09 February 2006
The Department with the help from Society of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Malaysian Medical Association organised a Seminar on Occupational Health for Healthcare Workers, for the staff of UMMC at Dewan Sekapur Serih, UMMC... more
06 January 2006
The Department conducted the Enterance Examination for the potential Master of Public candicate from the Ministry of Health, Malaysia. It also included meeting with the Department staff and breifing on the Department and the MPH programme. ...more