The memorandum of understanding was signed between Professor Dato’ Ir Dr Mohd Hamdi Abd Shukor the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Malaya and Datin Fauziah Hj. Moha Ramly the Yang diPertua of the Persatuan Siswazah Wanita Malaysia was signed today at the Dewan Tunku Chancellor, University of Malaya.
During the signing ceremony, the Anugerah Persatuan Siswazah Wanita Malaysia, an award worth RM10,000.00 for graduate students to help them conduct research, was officially awarded to Dr Ester Wong Min Fui. The theme for the 2021 award was “Pandemic Symptoms: Social Impact on Malaysian Society”.
Dr Wong who is a Doctor of Public Health student from Ministry of Health Malaysia and is being supervised by Associate Professor Dr Hazreen Abd Majid and Associate Professor Dr Mas Ayu Said won the awards with the title of her research “Development of a psychosocial intervention for depressive and anxiety symptoms in enhancing the quality of life among the B40 at low-cost flats of Subang Jaya, Malaysia”.