Scientific Programme

Theme: Urbanisation Challenges on Health

22nd July 2019 (Monday)
1200–1700 Registration
1230-1400 Lunch (Grand Ballroom 1 & 2 / Etoile GF North Wing)


Pre-Conference Workshop:

* Morning Session:

+ Afternoon Session:

 1615-1645 Tea
23rd July 2019 (Tuesday)
0700-1200 Registration
0830–1000 Forum 1: Governance, Built Environment and Urban Health

Moderator : Dato’ Indera Dr Sha’ari Ngadiman – President CPHM

Panelists :

  • Assoc Prof Datin Ar Dr Norwina Mohd Nawawi –
    Department of Architecture, Kuliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Dr Obijiofor Aginam – Deputy Director, United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health
  • Mr Mustapha Kamal – Arkitek Mustafa Kamal (AMK)

(Matahari Ballroom)

1000–1045 Keynote Address: Urbanisation Challenges for Health

Chair : Dr Asmayani Khalib – Penang State Health Director

Speaker :

Datuk Dr Noor Hisham AbdullahDirector General of Health Malaysia

(Matahari Ballroom)

1045-1115 Tea / Poster Viewing
1115-1245 Symposium 1, 2 and 3 (Concurrent Sessions)
Symposium 1 – Urban Systems to Address Non-Communicable Disease

Chair : Prof Victor Hoe – Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, UM

  1. Participation and Cross-Sector Engagement for Healthier Communities Participation in Urban System to Address NCDs. Ms Uta Christine Dietrich – Urban Solutions, Thinkcity
  2. Individualized Screening Strategy for Colorectal Cancer Based on Risk Algorithms System to Address NCD. Prof Dr Martin Wong – Prof JC School of Primary Care, CUHK
  3. Walkability, Safe City!. Assoc Prof Gs Dr Rosilawati Zainol – Centre for Sustainable Urban Planning and Real Estate, UM

(Matahari 1)

Symposium 2: Ageing and Health: Where Do We Stand Now?

Chair : Dr Muhd Fadhli Muhd Yusoff – Institute for Public Health

  1. The National Health And Morbidity Survey 2018: How Did We Do It? Mr Mohd Aznuddin Abdul Razak – Institute for Public Health
  2. Dementia in Malaysia and Quality of Life of Carers of People Living with Dementia (PLwD). Dr Shubash ShanderInstitute for Public Health
  3. NCDs and Major Risk Factors Among Elderly in Malaysia. Ms. Wan Shakira Rodzlan HasaniInstitute for Public Health
  4. Prevalence of Food Insecurity and Malnutrition; Factors Related To Malnutrition in the Elderly. Ms. Ruhaya Salleh – Institute for Public Health

(Matahari 3)

Symposium 3: Aviation Medicine: Provision of Specialised Care in Urban Public and Private Settings

Chair : Brig Jen (Dr) Mohammed Haizar Haron- Director –  Inst Aviation Med, MAF

  1.  Air Transportation and Health Challenges. When Disease Travelled First Class. Mej Jen Dato’ (Dr) Zulkeffeli Mat Jusoh – Medical Director, Health Services Division, MAF
  2. Role of the Aviation Industry in Prevention of International Public Health Emergencies. Brig Jen (B) Dato’ (Dr) Muhammad Razin Kamarulzaman – Malaysia Airlines Berhad
  3. MAF Aircraft Mishap Investigations in Malaysia. Kol (Dr) Rosli Kolob – Inst Av Med, MAF

(Grand Ballroom 3)

1245-1400 Lunch
(Grand Ballroom 1 & 2 / Etoile GF North Wing)
1400–1530 Forum 2: Socio Economic Development and Urban Health

Moderator : Prof Datuk Dr Mohd Yusof Hj Ibrahim – University Malaysia Sabah

Panelists :

(Matahari Ballroom)

1530-1545 Tea / Poster Viewing
1545–1715 Symposium 4, 5 and 6 (Concurrent Sessions)
Symposium 4: Urbanisation and Social Determinant of Health

Chair : Dr Marina Kamaruddin – Deputy State Health Director of Penang

  1. Social Determinant in Family Health Related to Urbanisation. Prof Dr Rizanda Machmud – Universitas Andalas
  2. TBA
  3. Urbanisation Challenge: Conceptual Framework Alignment in Family Health Improvement Process Needs. Assoc Prof Dr Rosnah Sutan – Department of Community Health, UKM

(Matahari 1)

Symposium 5: Health Program Impact Evaluation: Countries Experiences

Chair : Dr Noor Ani AhmadInstitute for Public Health

  1. Evaluation of Health Insurance Scheme in India. Dr Himanshu Negandhi – Indian Institute for Public Health
  2. Evaluation of Food Basket Program to Manage Malnourished Children in Malaysia. Assoc Prof Dr Norhasmah Sulaiman – Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM
  3. Evaluation Of The Impact Of Primary Healthcare Enhancement Programme: Malaysia’s Experience. Dr Muhammad Fadhli Mohd Yusoff – Institute for Public Health

(Matahari 2)

Symposium 6: Application of Underwater & Hyperbaric Medicine in Urban Development

Chair : Brig Jen (Dr) Zainal Othman – Rehabilitation Med Physician, MAF

  1. Transformation of Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine Services in Malaysian Armed Forces. Kol (Dr) Muhd Yusof Abu Bakar – Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine Specialist, MAF
  2. Usage of Recompression Therapy in Malaysia: Cases Review. Lt Kol (Dr) Muhd Muzammil Ozair – Emergency Physician, MAF
  3. Submarine Medicine: An Advancement in Hyperbaric Speciality. Kol (Dr) Amran Amir Hamzah – Commanding Officer, Kota Kinabalu Territory Armed Forces Hospital

(Grand Ballroom 3)

1715-1745 Poster Presentation & Discussion
1900-2230 Opening Ceremony & Dinner (By Invitation Only)
(Grand Ballroom)
24th July 2019 (Wednesday)
0700–1200 Registration
0800-1030 Oral Free Paper 1, 2, 3 and 4 (Concurrent Sessions)
Free Paper 1: Chair: Prof Dr Jamalludin Ab Rahman – International Islamic University Malaysia
(Matahari 1)
Free Paper 2: Chair: Dr Majdah Mohamed – Family Health Development Division
(Matahari 3)
Free Paper 3: Chair: Dr Amin Sah Ahmad – Kuala Lumpur dan Putrajaya Health Department
(Grand Ballroom 3)
Free Paper 4: Chair: Dr Mohd Shaiful Azlan Bin Kassim – Institute for Public Health
(Raya & Teratai)
1030-1045 Tea / Poster Viewing
1045-1130 Plenary 1: Taking AIDS Out of Isolation Through Dynamism of Urbanisation

Chair : Dato’ Indera Dr Sha’ari Ngadiman – President CPHM

Speaker :

Mr Eamonn Murphy – Regional Director, UNAIDS Asia and the Pacific

(Matahari Ballroom)

1130–1300 Symposium 7, 8 and 9 (Concurrent Sessions)
Symposium 7: Access to Health in Urban Settings

Chair : Dr Hj Tahir Aris – Director, Institute for Public Health

  1. Access to Health for the B40. Dr Nordin Salleh – Planning Division, Ministry of Health
  2. Ecological Study of Urban Built Environment and Hospital Admissions. Dr. Soo Chen Kwan – School of Public Health Kyoto University
  3. Island Health. Dr Ismuni Bohari – WP Labuan State Health Director

(Grand Ballroom 3)

Symposium 8: Realising Ending AIDS Through City Initiatives

Chair : Dr Anita Suleiman – Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health

  1. ASEAN Initiative on Cities Getting To Zero. Dr Ferdinal M. Fernando – Assistant Director & Head of Health Division, ASEAN Secretariat
  2. Melaka CGTZ 3.0. Dr Mahanim Md. Yusof – Public Health Physician, Melaka State Health Department
  3. Accelerating Ending AIDS in Bangkok Metropolitan City. Dr Thitisant Palakawong Na Ayuthaya – Physician, Division of AIDS, TB and STIs, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration
  4. Accelerating Ending AIDS in Quezon City. Dr Rolando V. Cruz – Quezon City Department of Health

(Matahari 3)

Symposium 9: Training Public Health Medicine Specialist (Forum)

Chair : Prof Dr Sanjay RampalDepartment of Social and Preventive Medicine, UM

Panelists :

  • Dr Nik Jasmin Nik Mahir – Bahagian Perkembangan Kesihatan Awam, MOH
  • Assoc Prof Dr Razitasham Safii – National Conjoint Committe for Public Health Postgraduate Medical Curriculum
  • Prof Dr Victor Hoe – Department of Social and
    Preventive Medicine, UM
  • Dr Ismuni Bohari – WP Labuan State Health Director, MOH

(Matahari 1)

1300-1400 GSK Sponsored Lunch / Poster ViewingTitle: Overall Value of Pneumococcal Vaccination


Dr Wendy Woo-Yun Sohn – SEA Cluster Medical Lead, Vaccines, Medical & Clinical Emerging Market

(Grand Ballroom 1 & 2 / Etoile GF North Wing)

1400-1530 Forum 3: Population Right is Human Right: in NCD Perspective

Moderator : Dato’ Dr Anwar Fazal – Director, Right Livelihood College, Penang

Panelists :

(Matahari Ballroom)

1530 – 1700 Tea & Poster Presentation
1545 – 1700 College of Public Health Medicine General Meeting
25th July 2019 (Thursday)
0700–1200 Registration
0830-0915 Oral Free Paper 5, 6, 7 and 8 (Concurrent Sessions)
Free Paper 5: Chair: Prof Dr Jamalludin Ab Rahman – International Islamic University Malaysia
(Matahari 1)
Free Paper 6: Chair: Dr Majdah Mohamed – Family Health Development Division
(Matahari 3)
Free Paper 7: Chair: Dr Amin Sah Ahmad – Kuala Lumpur dan Putrajaya Health Department
(Grand Ballroom 3)
Free Paper 8: Chair: Dr Mohd Shaiful Azlan Bin Kassim – Institute for Public Health
(Raya & Teratai)
0915-1000 Plenary 2: Urban Population Crisis, Preparedness, and Readiness Speaker

Chair : Brig Jen (Dr) Mohamed Hatta Hj Manis – Commanding Officer, 94 Armed Forces Hospital

Speaker :

Lt Jen Dato’ Pahlawan (Dr) Md Amin Muslan
Director General of the Malaysian Armed Forces Health Services

(Matahari Ballroom)

1000–1030 Tea / Poster Presentation and Discussion
1030-1200 Symposium 10, 11 and 12 (Concurrent Sessions)
Symposium 10: Operational Medicine-Humanitarian Assistance in Cox’s Bazaar

Chair : Brig Jen (Dr) Adnan Abdullah – Dean, Medical Faculty, National Defense University

  1. Healthcare Support Operation in Humanitarian Assistance: Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) Experience. Kol (Dr) Mohd Arshil Moideen – Assistant Director of Medical Services, Southern Region, MAF
  2. Field Hospital Mission for Refugees. Dr Badrul Hisham Abd Samad – Public Health Physician, MOH
  3. Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Health Bodies – Filling the Gaps During Humanitarian Crisis. Dr Ahmad Munawwar Helmi Salim – Chief Coordinator, IMAM (Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia) Response and Relief Team (IMARET)

(Matahari 1)

Symposium 11: Ageing and Health: The Psychosocial Aspect

Chair : Dr Shaiful Azlan – Institute for Public Health

  1. Going About the Everyday: Functional Limitation, Falls, Incontinence and Disability in the Elderly. Ms Nur Azna Mahmud – Institute for Public Health
  2. Elder Abuse Among Malaysian Older Persons Residing in the Community. Dr Rajini a/p Sooryanarayana – Institute for Public Health
  3. QOL Among the Elderly and Related Factors in Malaysia. Mr Mohd Hatta Abdul Mutalip – Institute for Public Health
  4. How Do Malaysian Elderly Perceive Their Social Support? Mr Mohd Amierul Fikri Mahmud – Institute for Public Health

(Matahari 3)

Symposium 12: A Smart and Healthy City

Chair : Assoc Prof Dr Kamarul Imran Musa – Department of Community Medicine, USM

  1. Using a Smart City to Improve Urban Health. Datuk Prof Dr Awang Bulgiba Awang MahmudCentre for Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Practice, UM
  2. Smart and Healthy Cities: Perspectives from Kuching City. Prof Datu Dr Andrew Kiyu Dawie – Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UNIMAS
  3. Smart City as a Platform for Healthcare Services. Dr Azman Ali – Senior Solution Consultant, Telekom Malaysia

(Grand Ballroom 3)

1200–1300 Prize Giving & Closing Ceremony
(Matahari Ballroom)
1300–1400 Lunch
(Grand Ballroom 1 & 2 / Etoile GF North Wing)