Scientific Programme


Theme: Realizing the SDG’s aspiration on health

10th SEPTEMBER 2017 (Sunday)

0800–1700 Registration
0830–1230 Pre-conference workshop
1230–1400 Lunch
MC: Dr Juliana Sharmini Paul
1400-1445 Plenary 1: Addressing non-communicable disease targets for SDG
Chair: Dr Jamilah Hashi
Director, State Health Department Sarawak
Speaker: Prof. Dr. H.B(as). Bueno-de-Mesquita,  Prof of Epidemiology Imperial College London
1445-1615 Symposium 1, 2 and 3 (Concurrent Sessions)
Symposium 1 : Achieving Universal Health Coverage in the Asia Pacific Region
Chair: Tan Sri Datu Prof Dr Hj Mohd Taha Arif, Prof of Public Health UNIMASTopic 1: SDG via UHC in Asia Pacific region

Speaker: Prof Ajay Mahal, Prof of Health Economics and Health Systems, Institute for Global Health, Melbourne University

Topic 2: SDG via UHC in Malaysia

Speaker: Prof Maznah Dahlui, Prof of Public Health, University of Malaya

Topic 3: Health service coverage for MCH towards realizing UHC

Speaker: Dr. Kunihiko Chris Hirabayashi, Regional Advisor of UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office

Symposium 2: Addressing non-communicable disease targets for SDG
Chairperson: Dr. Fatanah Ismail,  Public Health Physician, MoH MalaysiaTopic 1: Prevention of NCD – a paradigm shift

Speaker: Prof. Datuk Dr. Lekhraj Rampal, Prof of Epidemiology, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Topic 2: SDG and NCD policy – Malaysia experience

Speaker: Dr. Feisul Idzwan Mustapha, Public Health Physician, MoH Malaysia

Topic 3: SDG and Cancer

Speaker: Assoc Prof Dr. Juhee Cho, Assoc Prof of Epidemiology, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Symposium 3 : Addressing communicable disease targets for SDG
Chairperson: Dr Sha’ari Ngadiman, Director, State Health Department, PahangTopic 1: Global challenges towards prevention and control of Hepatitis C

Speaker: Prof Dr. Rosmawati Mohammad, Consultant Hepatologist, University Malaya Medical Centre

Topic 2: Certification of Elimination of Mother to Child (EMTC) HIV transmission.

Speaker: Dr. Naoko Ishikawa, WHO Consultant, WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

Topic 3: Effect of zoonotic transmission towards global strategy for elimination of Malaria

Speaker: Prof Datuk Dr. Lokman Hakim Sulaiman, Public Health Physician, College of Public Health Medicine

1615-1645 Tea / Poster Viewing (Session 1)

11th SEPTEMBER 2017 (Monday)

0800–1600 Registration
MC: Dr Juliana Sharmini Paul
0830–0915 Plenary 2: Sustainable environment and health

Chair: Dr. Hj Daud Abdul Rahim, Public Health Physician, Malaysia

Speaker: Prof Dr. Eliseo Guallar, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the USA

0915–1000 Keynote address: Realizing the SDG’s aspiration on health

Chair: Datuk Dr. Lokman Hakim Sulaiman, Public Health Physician and President, College of Public Health Medicine, Academy of Medicine Malaysia

Speaker: Dr Vivian Lin, Director of Health Sector Development, Representing the Regional Director WPRO

1000–1030 Tea / Press Conference / Poster Viewing (Session 1)
1030–1115 Plenary 3: Achieving SDG 3: WHO perspective

Chair: Datuk Dr. Lokman Hakim Sulaiman,  Public Health Physician, College of Public Health Medicine, Academy of Medicine Malaysia

Speaker: Dr Vivian Lin, Director, Health Sector Development, WPRO

1115–1245 Symposium 4, 5 and 6 (Concurrent Sessions)
Symposium 4 : Operationalizing SDG (Forum)

Chair: Dato’ Dr Fadzilah Kamaludin, Director, Institute for Medical Research Malaysia

THAILAND: Dr. Jirot Sindhvananda, Senior Advisor on Internal Medicine

MALAYSIA: Datuk Dr. Hj. Rohaizat bin Hj. Yon, Director of Planning Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia

Symposium 5: Reducing burden of lifestyle factors: Obesity, Diet, Tobacco, Physical Activity

Chairperson: Assoc Prof Dr. Victor Hoe, Public Health Physician, University of Malaya

Topic 1: Vape Control in Malaysia

Speaker: Dr. Noraryana Hasan,  Public Health Physician, MoH Malaysia

Topic 2: Prescribing lifestyle modification to Reduce NCD Burden

Speaker: Assoc Prof Dr. Rusli Abdullah, Public Health Physician, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Topic 3: Obesity policy in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges

Speaker: Assoc Prof Dr. Sanjay Rampal, Public Health Physician, University of Malaya

Symposium 6: Early Warning Surveillance Systems
Chairperson: Dr. Hj Amal Nasir Mustafa, Institute of Medical Research, MalaysiaTopic 1: Applications of EWSS in infectious diseases
Speaker: Assoc Professor Dr. Joacim Rocklöv, Epidemiologist, Umea University, Sweden.Topic 2: Modelling infectious diseases in EWSS

Speaker: Dr. Balvinder Singh Gill, Public Health Physician, MoH Malaysia

Topic 3: Application of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Early Warning System

Speaker: Dr. Dhesi Baha Raja, Public Health Physician, MoH Malaysia

1245-1345 Lunch / Poster Viewing (Session 2)
1400-1800 Social Program
2000–2200 Conference Dinner & Opening Ceremony
Hosted by Sarawak Chief Minister

 

12th SEPTEMBER 2017 (Tuesday)

0800–1600 Registration
MC: Dr Juliana Sharmini Paul
0845–0915 Plenary 4: Sharing HIV responses in managing other communicable disease

Chair: Dr. Anita Suleiman, Public Health Physician, MoH Malaysia

Speaker: Mr Eamonn Murphy, Regional Director of UNAIDS RST Asia and the Pacific

0915–1000 Plenary 5: Aligning Public Health Professionals in realizing SDGs

Chair: Prof Datuk Dr. Lekhraj Rampal, Public Health Physician, College of Public Health Medicine

Speaker: Dr. Chong Chee Keong, Acting Deputy Director General (Public Health), MoH Malaysia

1000–1030 Tea/ Poster Viewing (Session 2)
1030–1200 Symposium 7, 8 and 9 (Concurrent Sessions)
Symposium 7: Role of Public Health in realizing SDGs

Chair: Prof Dato’ Dr Hj Abdul Rahim Abdullah, Professor of Public Health, UNIMAS

Topic 1: Managing risk factors through physical activities

Speaker: Ahmad Taufik Jamil, Public Health Physician, UiTM

Topic 2: Sharing the Innov8 Approach – As a resource for SDG

Speaker: Dr. Kawselya Juval, Public Health Physician, MoH Malaysia

Topic 3: Breast Feeding Key To SDG

Speaker: Prof Dr. Adlina Suleiman, Public Health Physician, National Defence University of Malaysia

Symposium 8: Decent Work in Health
Chair: Prof. Jayakumar Gurusamy, Public Health Physician, Perdana UniversityTopic 1: The healthy worker effect revisited
Speaker: Prof. Dr. David Koh, Distinguished Professor of Occupational Health and Medicine, Universiti Brunei DarussalamTopic 2: SOSCO Health Screening Program

Speaker: Dr. Azlan Darus, Manager, Prevention and Workers Health Promotion Division, SOCSO

Topic 3: Taking a holistic view of health and safety of the working population

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Chia Kee Seng, Dean, SSH School of Public Health, National University of Singapore

Symposium 9: ASEAN : Achieving SDG Together
Chair: Dr Nik Jasmin Nik Mahir, Public Health Physician, Ministry of Health MalaysiaTopic 1: The Overview of the ASEAN Post-2015 Health Development Agenda and ASEAN Health ClustersSpeaker: Dr. Ferdinal Fernando, Cross-Sectoral Cooperation Directorate, ASEAN Secretariat

Topic 2: ASEAN Health Cluster 2 ‘Responding to all hazards and emerging threats’

Speaker: Dr Sha’ari Ngadiman, Public Health Physician, MoH Malaysi

Topic 3 ASEAN Health Cluster 3 ‘Strengthening health systems and access to care’

Speaker: Dr Maria Socorro Santos, Department of Health, Philippines

1200-1300 Lunch / Poster Viewing (Session 3)
1300–1430 Symposium 10, 11 and 12 (Concurrent Sessions)
Symposium 10: Addressing the health concerns of the vulnerable populations
Chair: Lieutenant General Dato’ ‘(Dr) Ya’akop bin Koming,  Director-General of The Malaysia Armed Forces Health Services, The Malaysia Armed ForcesTopic 1: Championing the cause of the Orang Asli Children.
Speaker: Dato’ Dr. Amar Singh, Senior Consultant Community Pediatrician, MoH MalaysiaTopic 2: Handling Migrant Health.
Speaker: Dr. Maria Nenette A Motus, Regional Director, International Organization of Migration

Topic 3: Closing the health gaps for Orang Asli.
Speaker: Assoc Prof Dr. Noran Naqiah, Public Health Physician, University of Malaya

Symposium 11 : Sustainable environment and Health

Chair: Datu Prof Dr Hj Zulkifli Jantan, Public Health Physician, UNIMAS

Topic 1: Towards Achieving Targets for Sustainable Environment
Speaker: Prof Dato’ Dr Mazlin Mokhtar, Principal Fellow of LESTARI, National University of Malaysia

Topic 2: Experiences with healthy city
Speaker: Dato James Chan Khay Syn, Mayor of Kuching South City Hall

Topic 3: Climate change and health
Speaker: Dr. Hj. Daud Abdul Rahim, Public Health Physician, Malaysia

Symposium 12 : Achieving Road Traffic Accident targets
Chairperson: Dr Tahir Aris, Institute of Public Health, MoH MalaysiaTopic 1: Enhancing Prehospital and trauma care for meeting SDG target
Speaker: Dr. Sarah binti Shaikh Abdul Karim, Emergency Medicine Physician, MoH MalaysiaTopic 2: Closing The Road Safety Loop: Challenges And Future Directions
Speaker: Prof Dr. Ahmad Farhan Mohd Sadullah, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic & International)
Universiti Sains Malaysia and School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains MalaysiaTopic 3: Understanding road user behaviour for realizing SDG target
Speaker: Assoc Prof Jennifer Oxley, Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) and Deputy Director of Curtin-Monash Accident Research Centre (C-MARC), Curtin University, Perth
Topic 4: Safekids: Malaysian experience
Speaker: Assoc Prof Dr. Kulanthayan KC Mani, Universiti Putra Malaysia
1430-1700 Oral Free Paper 1, 2, 3, and 4 (Concurrent Sessions)
Free Paper 1:
Chair:
Dr Amal Nasir Mustafa,
Public Health Physician, MoH MalaysiaDr Mohd Azahadi Omar
Public Health Physician, MoH Malaysia
Free Paper 2:
Chair:
Dr Ismuni Bohari,
Public Health Physician, MoH MalaysiaAssoc. Prof. Dr Noran Naqiah Mohd Hairi,
Public Health Physician, University of Malaya
Free Paper 3:
Chair:
Dr Mohamad Iqbal Mazeli,
Public Health Physician, MoH MalaysiaProf. Datuk Dr Lekhraj Rampal,
Public Health Physician, College of Public Health Malaysia
Free Paper 4:
Chair:
Dr. Jamaiyah Haniff
Public Health Physician, MoH MalaysiaDr. Victor Hoe
Public Health Physician, University of Malaya
1700-1730 Tea / Poster Viewing (Session 3)

13th SEPTEMBER 2017 (Wednesday)

0800-0900 Oral Free Paper 5, 6, 7, and 8 (Concurrent Sessions)
Free Paper 5:
Chair:
Dr Rafiza Shaharudin,
Public Health Physician, Institute for Medical Research, MalaysiaAssoc. Prof. Dr Razitasham Safii,
Public Health Physician, UNIMAS
Free Paper 6:
Chair:
Dr Noran Naqiah Hairi
Public Health Physician, University of MalayaDr. Mohd. Paid Yusof
Public Health Physician, MoH Malaysia
Free Paper 7:
Chair:
Assoc. Prof. Dr Sanjay Rampal,
Public Health Physician, University of MalayaDr. Mohamad Iqbal Mazeli
Public Health Physician, MoH Malaysia
Free Paper 8:
Chair:
Dr. Jamaiyah Haniff
Public Health Physician, MoH MalaysiaAssoc. Prof. Dr Victor Hoe,
Public Health Physician, University of Malaya
0900-1000 Special Session: “Strategic utilization of social media for health”
Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director General of Health, Malaysia
1000–1015 Tea
1015–1215 Forum: ‘Achieving Health SDG: Country Specific Strategies’
Moderator: Datuk Dr. Lokman Hakim Sulaiman, College of Public Health Medicine, Academy of Medicine Malaysia
Panel:Malaysia: Director General of Health, MalaysiaThailand: Director General of Health, Thailandthe Philippines: Director General of Health, the Philippines
1215–1245 Young people’s voice on Public Health in the future

Prize giving & Closing Ceremony

1245–1400 Conference Lunch