The SPM Departtment through the AsiaLink collaboration has organized a workshop on Clinical Epidemiology on the 30th September until 2nd October 2009 at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya.
The workshop was aimed at clinicians and other medical professionals to provide them with the knowledge to evaluate and judge applied clinical research and data analysis and give a sufficient scientific and methodological background to actively participate in clinical studies.
35 participants from various universities, institutions and hospitals have attended the course. The training focused on the introduction to the concept of principles of clinical epidemiology. It was conducted by lecturers from Julius Centre University of Malaya (JCUM) and led by Professor Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud. The JCUM team was assisted by Professor Yolanda van der Graaf, Professor Arno W Hoes and Associate Professor Helena Marieke Verkooijen from Julius Centre Health Science and Primary Care, Utrecht University