University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) Wellness program
Principal Investigator: Dr Victor Hoe Chee Wai
Agency: University of Malaya
Grant Fundamental Research Project Fund
Amount RM 35,000
Period 2006-2007
The Worksite Wellness Program at UMMC is a randomized controlled trial which attempts to promote healthy lifestyle among the UMMC staff. The subjects are staff who had been screened by the Screening Program organized by the UMMC management. Those found to be high risk (overweight/obese, hyperlipidemia, smoking etc) will be selected to be randomized into either intervention or comparison groups. Those in the intervention group will be given health intervention or education in diet, weight reduction, increase physical activities, smoking cessation etc. The comparison group will be given minimal intervention through exhibition, distribution of pamphlets or brochures.


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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.