"Bridging Silos: Towards a Holistic Management of NCDs"

 Pusat Islam Tun Abang Salahuddin (PITAS), UNIMAS
26 - 27 February 2019 

The UNIMAS Public Health Seminar, in its 5th year, has been recognised and adopted by the Department of Community Medicine and Public Health (CMPH) as an annual event for the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS), UNIMAS.


The seminar has also gained popularity over the years and received participation from healthcare workers of different fields all over the country. This year, the seminar focuses on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in line with the United Nation 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In conjunction with the Public Health Seminar 2019, the Department of CMPH will also be organising two concurrent post-seminar workshop on selected topics.

 

 

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"Bridging Silos: Towards a Holistic Management of NCDs"

 

The UNIMAS Public Health Seminar 2019 will be an informative seminar to all, which focuses on the non-communicable diseases (NCDs) along with their common risk factors and determinants. With the theme of the seminar "Bridging Silos: Towards A Holistic Management of NCDs", we aim to provide update on knowledge among healthcare professionals and front liners of public health regarding multisectoral approach in handling issue in NCDs, as well as strengthening collaboration and networking among various agencies and organisations.

 

 

 

POST-SEMINAR WORKSHOP

 

Two post-seminar workshops will be conducted by experienced lecturers on 
28 February 2019 (Thursday)

 

 

 

 

UNIMAS PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR 

 

This seminar will be delivered by authoritative content experts on 
26 February 2019 (Tuesday) to 27 February 2019 (Wednesday)

 

 

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE of 5th UNIMAS
PUBLIC HEALTH SEMINAR 2019

"Bridging Silos: Towards A Holistic Management of NCDs"





  

KEYNOTE

 

Dr. Noraryana bt. Hassan

Dr. Noraryana bt. Hassan

 

NCD-Tobacco
Ministry of Health
Malaysia

Creating an environment for health: Current policies and implementation

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SPEAKERS

Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahim bin Abdullah

Prof. Dr. Abdul Rahim bin Abdullah

 

Professor, Public Health Physician & Consultant in Hospital & Healthcare
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FHMS)
UNIMAS

Topic: Health policy challenges in 21st century Malaysia

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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zafar Ahmed

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zafar Ahmed

MBBS; MBA; MEcon; PhD

Associate Professor
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
UNIMAS

Topic: Burden and cost of NCDs

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Dr. Syarifah Hafizah bt. Wan Kassim

Dr. Syarifah Hafizah bt. Wan Kassim

 

Psychiatrist
Hospital Sentosa

Topic: Mental Health – Recognizing depression, Suicide prevention

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Mdm. Bong Mee Wan

Mdm. Bong Mee Wan

 

Nutritionist
State Health Department
Sarawak

Topic: Food choices and obesity in urban poor

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Dato' James Chan Khay Syn

Dato' James Chan Khay Syn

 

Mayor
Council of the City of Kuching South
Kuching, Sarawak

Topic: Healthy City

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Datuk Haj Abang Abdul Wahap bin Haji Abang Julai

Datuk Haj Abang Abdul Wahap bin Haji Abang Julai

 

Mayor
Kuching North city Commission
Kuching, Sarawak.

Topic: Smoke free zone

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TBA

 

Community representative
from Samarahan

Topic: Rumah Bebas Asap Rokok | Kedai Bebas Asap Rokok

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TBA

 

Representative
from Ministry of Youth and Sports, Cawangan Kecergasan

Topic: Getting the community to move: Experience sharing

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TBA

 

Representative
from Diabetes Malaysia – Sarawak Branch

Topic: NGOs: NCD in the community

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