News 2011

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December 2011

19 Dec 2011

The JCUM succesfully conducted the 'Spatio Temporal Modelling Workshop' on the 19th-23rd Dec. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Kameshwaran from IBM, India who focused onthe STEM software on developing disease models.

12 Dec 2011

A/P Dr. Maznah and A/P Dr. Tin Tin Su organised a special lunch to the department to celebrate their recent promotion. The lunch was attended by the academeic and support staff from the department, as well as the Deputy Dean (Infrastructure), Prof. Dr. Johari Surin and the Deputy Dean (Postgraduate) Prof Dr. Christopher Boey. The department wish both A/P Dr. Maznah and A/P Dr. Tin congrati\ulations and thank you.

November 2011

29 Nov 2011

The Centre of Population Health conducted the workshop on "Writing up Qualitative Research Findings"

1 Nov 2011

The End Note Workshop was successfully conducted on the 1 Nov 2011 at the SPM Computer Lab. Fifty participants attended the half day work shop conducted by Dr.Moy Foong Ming.

October 2011

22 Oct 2011

The department had strong representation at the recent APACPH Conference in Seoul, Korea on the 20-22 October 2011. A number of academic staff and students attended and presented oral papers and posters during the conference. Congratulations to A/P Dr. Wong Yut Lin for winnning second place in the ECN photo competition and Loh Kwong Weng (MBBS final year) who won the Young Researcher Award during the conference.

20 Oct 2011

Prof Dato Dr. Amin Jalaluddin was elected as the current President for the Asia Pacific Academic Consortium of Public Health (APACPH) during it's general assembly recently.

20 Oct 2011

Congratulations to Dr. Tin Tin Su for her promotion to Associate Professor.

September 2011

20 Sept 2011

Five staff were awarded the Excellence Service Awards and Certificates in a ceremony held at the DTC on the 20 September 2011. These were Dr. Maznah Dahlui, Dr. Azlan Darus, Dr. Moy Foong Ming, Dr. Claire Choo and Ms Jayasutha Kamrajoo. Congratulations!

August 2011

July 2011

21 July 2011

Clinical Epidemiology Evidence Based Medicine Research Workshop JCUM at Sunway Hotel Petaling Jaya. That was aimed this research workshop is to train the clinicians in contributing for the teaching of MBBS Phase IIIA session 2011/2012 students at Klang Campus. 20 participant from Clinicians from UMMC join it. The program was conducted by Prof. Dr. Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud,Dr. Moy Foong Ming, Dr. Rafdzah Ahmad Zaki, Dr. Ng Chong Guan and Dr.Sharmini.

13 July 2011

UM-QUB Public Health Research Collaboration Symposium CEPH at Clinical Auditorium UMMC. The seminar was aimed to exchange knowledge and views on adolescent health, cancer prevention and health systems amongst highly distinguished international and local speakers in their respective areas of interest. About 30 participants within the department, faculty of medicine, University Malaya Medical Centre and students relevant to the themes and topics of discussion. Distinguished guests from QUB and UM – about 10 speakers in all different areas of interest.

12 July 2011

Associate Professor Retneswari Masilamani was inducted as a fellow of Public Health Medicine, Malaysia ...more

4-8 July 2011

Developing a Protocol for Cochrane Systematic Review Workshop JCUM at the department. The workshop was aimed to teach participants to develop and write a protocol for their review and learn to use RevMan 5 and GradePro Software, 50 participant from Medical Universities join the workshop. It was conducted by Prof. Dr. Prathap Tharyan from Christian Medical College, India.

June 2011

7-8 June 2011

Theory and Practice of Qualitative Research CEPH at the department. Fifthy participants attended the Qualitative Research that was aimed to describe the assumptions, principles and claims to knowledge of qualitative research. The program was conducted by Dr Jennifer Lim Nyuk Wo.

May 2011

26 May 2011

CEPH Lunch Talk at the department. Topic about Prebiotics, Diarrhoea and Enteral Nutrition. Enteral nutrition (EN) is often provided in order to meet patients’ nutritional requirements, but can potentially be complicated by diarrhoea. About 20 participants within the department, faculty of medicine and University Malaya Medical Centre.It was conducted by Dr Hazreen Abdul Majid.

24 May 2011

The department was visited by staff and students from Mahasarakham University,Thailand. Almost 100 visitors came to learn about public health in Malaysia. The event was hosted by Dr. Ng Chiu Wan and Dr Anselm Su Ting.

20-21 May 2011

The Wellness for Health program was conducted on the 20-21st May 2011 at Dewan Tunku Canselor.The event was attended by various deans and head of departments, university staff and students. There were plenty of health booths on display. (more...)

14 May 2011

The department held the annual SPM Family Day at The Woods Resort in Ulu Yam. The event was attended by staff, students and their families. There were lots of games and food to occupy everyone's time during the event. See the pics here...

April 2011

26-28 April 2011

Health Promotion Board Research Proposal Writing Workshop (JCUM collaboration with LPKM) was conducted at the department. The workshop was aimed to teach and train participants on the research proposal writing skills. 32 participant from Lembaga Promosi Kesihatan Malaysia (LPKM)  and non governmental organisation (NGO). The course was conducted by Prof. Lekhraj Rampal, Dr. Yahaya Baba, Prof. Dr. Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud, A.Prof. Karuthan Chinna, Dr. Mas Ayu Said, Dr. Noran Naqiah Mohd Hairi, Dr. Moy Foong Ming, Dr. Claire Choo Wan Yuen.

12-14 April 2011

Evidence Based Medicine Workshop  JCUM at the department. The workshop was aimed to understand the basics of decision analysis. 22 participant from all  the FOM, UMMC, PPUKM, NIRO, Putrajaya Hosp, Health Statistics, NIH. The speaker is Prof. Dr. Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud, Dr. Liew Su May, Dr. Moy Foong Ming and others.

12 April 2011

The department received a visit from students and lecturer from the Universiti Makasar Indonesia. About 50 visitors came and the event was hosted by Prof Madya Dato’ Dr S. Noor Ghani.

7 April 2011

GI Nutritional Study Day CEPH at the department. The seminar was aimed to impart knowledge on gastro-intestinal nutrition and prebiotics. Fifty participants including nutritionists, dieticians, students, academicians and health officers.The invited speakers for the workshop were Dr Hazreen Abdul Majid, lecturer and dietician from the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine.

March 2011

1 - 2 March 2011

The JCUM organised a two days workshop on Regression Analysis Using SPSS; conducted by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Karuthan Chynna. The workshop was attended by nearly 50 participants, most of whom were postgraduate candidates from UM and other local universities.

February 2011

23 February 2011

A lunch talk was given by Professor Dr Liam Joseph Murray and Dr Marie Cantwell on pharmacoepidemiological in the cancer field. The talk, which was organised by the CEPH was opened to all faculty members.

21 February 2011

The Centre of Population Health (CEPH) conducted the Nutritional Epidemiology Workshop. The workshop was conducted by Professor Dr Liam Joseph Murray and Dr Marie Cantwell from Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland. More than 30 participants from Univ. of Malaya and other organisations attended the workshop, which was conducted by applying hands-on practical experience in conduction nutritional epidemiology.

January 2010

22 January 2011

The Centre of Population Health (CEPH) conducted a questionnaire validation workshop; aiming at providing participants with knowledge and practice on designing, pretesting and validating questionaires. The workshop was conducted by Prof. Dr. Andrew Poh from the HELP Graduate School. Particpiants were the core members of the MyHEART and MyBCC research groups.

6 January 2011

The JCUM conducted End Note Workshop, which was attended by almost 50 post graduate candidates from UM and other universities. The workshop, which was aimed to provide particpants with hands-on experience with the EndNote program, was conducted by Dr. Moy Foong Ming and Dr. Anselm Su Ting.

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