Travel Info & Tours

     PHS2020 will be held at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, located at Kota Samarahan, Sarawak. 



    Malaysia is easily accessible from most parts of the world by air, land and sea links. There are more than 40 international airlines fly into the country while the national carrier, Malaysia Airlines, has a global network that spans six continents and a national network that covers more than 36 local destinations.

    There are six international airports in Malaysia with the main gateway being the KL International Airport (KLIA) at Sepang. It is located approximately 50km south of Kuala Lumpur. The rest of the country including Sabah, Sarawak and the Federal Territory of Labuan in East Malaysia is well serviced by 14 domestic airports and airstrips for the rural areas.The main entry point by sea to KL is Port Klang, about 50km away from KL. Malaysia is also accessible by rail and road from Singapore and Thailand.



    Kuching International Airport is Sarawak's main gateway. There are near-hourly connections from Kuala Lumpur on Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Malindo Air as well as flights from Sibu, Miri, Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu and Singapore. International connections will require you to transit mainly in Kuala Lumpur except from if you are taking the direct flight from Singapore to Kuching. 

    Kuching city is about 20 minutes away from the airport by taxi, you can purchase the taxi coupon from the stand just outside arrivals at roughly MYR20 (US$5). There are also rather intermittent (once every hour or so) buses to the city center for RM1. Ride-hailing services (GRAB and MyCar) are also availble in Kuching city.

    Universiti Malaysia Sarawak is located at Kota Samarahan, which is about 15 minutes away from the airport by car or taxi, 40 minutes away from Kuching City Centre. You can stay either in Kuching or Kota Samarahan but expect a slight jam from Kuching to Kota Samarahan between 7 to 8am, and from Kota Samarahan to Kuching from 430pm to 6pm





    Kota Samarahan

    Place2Stay Budget Hotel, Campus Hub, Kota Samarahan (5 minutes away from UNIMAS Campus)

    MyINN Hotel (3 minutes away from UNIMAS Campus)



    Check Out this Link for the List of Hotels in Kuching. Please note the PHS2020 venue is at PITAS UNIMAS, Kota Samarahan.





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    Department of Community Medicine & Public Health
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
    94300, Kota Samarahan, Sarawak
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    Contact Persons:

    Dr Ahmad Hafiz | 019-9810368

    Dr Winnie Johnny | 013-8328578

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