Research Projects

The following are the list of research projects conducted by the Department

  RM 500 thousand and above

  RM 100 - RM 499 thousand

  RM 50 - RM 99 thousand

  RM 10 - RM 49 thousand
  1. Awareness of Breast Cancer And Practice of Breast Self Examination in Females of Pahang.
  2. Chikungunya infection in Pantai Remis: Seroprevalence, risk factors assessment and spatial point patterns analysis.
  3. Determination of the premature ejaculation among men presenting with sexual dysfunction in clinical settings
  4. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for occupational stress: An intervention study on psychological symptoms and sickness absence.
  5. Injuries among the elderly in Alor Gajah District, Malacca
  6. Mathematical Modelling in Tuberculosis Transmission and Impact on Early intervention (Chemoprophylaxis) in Malaysia
  7. Methods of determining agreement and reliability in some medical applications
  8. Metabolic Syndrome Parameters Among Schizophrenic Patients on Atypical Antipsychotics
  9. Promoting healthy lifestyle in worksite
  10. Smoking cessation at the workplace: the dynamic process of relapse after administration of NRT
  11. Study On Health Promotion and risk Behaviours of University Malaya undergraduates
  12. Survival analysis of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients in Malaysia
  13. The impact of progressive deep muscle relaxation to the level of depression, anxiety, stress and quality of life among prostate cancer patients
  14. The Public and Service Providers' Perception of Child Abuse and Neglect in Malaysia : When is it necessary to intervene?
  15. The status of female circumcision in Peninsular Malaysia
  16. UMMC costing analysis: Estimating the unit cost for outpatient, inpatient and day-care services
  17. UMMC Wellness program

  less than RM 10 thousand

Besides the above research projects, the Department of Social & Preventive Medicine also participated in the following project:

Aceh Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project

The Aceh Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project is a joint project undertaken by the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (FOM) and the Malaysian Red Crescent Society (MRCS). Associate Professor Saimy Ismail, Dr Victor Hoe Chee Wai and Dr Sanjay Rampal represented the SPM department in the recent visit to one of the adopted villages, Desa Blang Mangat which is situated on the east coast of the Aceh Province. The general objective of this exercise was to assist in the reconstruction of the health services and to empower the villagers towards being self reliant in health issues.


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