PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. NORHIDAYU BINTI SAHIMIN

Post Doctoral Research Fellow
Tropical Infectious Diseases Research & Education Centre (TIDREC)
Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office
 
  ayusahimin@um.edu.my
 Tropical Infectious Diseases Research & Education Centre (TIDREC), Deputy Vice Chancellor(Research & Innovation) Office, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (MSPTM), Council Member, 2019 to 2020, (National)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Infectious Diseases; Zoonotic Diseases
  • Urban and Rural Health (Migrant workers, Refugees, Urban poor )
  • Vector Borne Diseases (Rodent-borne diseases)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2020
  • Sahimin, N., Abd Khalil, N.S., Lewis, J.W. and Mohd Zain, S.N. (2020). Post-era mass drug administration: an update on intestinal parasitic infections in urban poor communities in Peninsular Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine, 37(2): 363-371 (Q4; ISI-Cited Publication) (ISI-Indexed)

2019
  • Sahimin, N., Yunus, M. H., Douadi, B., Yvonne Lim, A.L., Noordin, R., Behnke, J.M. & Mohd Zain, S.N. (2019). Entamoeba infections and associated risk factors among migrant workers in Peninsular Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 36(4): 1014–1026 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sahimin, N., Yvonne A.L. Lim, Noordin, R., Yunus, M.H., Arifin, N., Behnke, J.M. & Mohd Zain, S.N. (2019). Epidemiology and immunodiagnostics of Strongyloides stercoralis infections among migrant workers in Malaysia. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 12(6): 250-257. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sahimin, N., Sarif, S. A., Mohd Hanapi, I. R., Nai Chuan, S., Lewis, J. W. Douadi, B. & Mohd Zain, S. N. (2019). Seroprevalence of anti-Leptospira IgG and IgM antibodies and risk assessment of leptospirosis among urban poor communities in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Accepted in American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Sahimin, N., Douadi, B., Yvonne A.L. Lim, Behnke, J.M. & Mohd Zain, S.N. (2018). Distribution of Giardia duodenalis (Assemblages A and B) and Cryptosporidium parvum amongst migrant workers in Peninsular Malaysia. Acta Tropica, 182: 178-184. (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Noordin, R., Mohd Zain, S. N., Yunus, M. H. & Sahimin, N. (2017). Seroprevalence of lymphatic filariasis among migrant workers in Peninsular Malaysia. Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, https://doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trx062 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sahimin, N., Yvonne A.L. Lim, Douadi, B., Mohd Khalid, M. K. N., Wilson, J. J., Behnke, J.M. & Mohd Zain, S.N. (2017). Hookworm infections among migrant workers in Malaysia: Molecular identification of Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale. Acta Tropica, 173: 109-115. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Norhidayu Sahimin, Yvonne A.L. Lim, Farnaza Ariffin, Jerzy M. Behnke, Maria-Gloria Basanez, Martin Walker, John W. Lewis, Rahmah Noordin, Khairul Anuar Abdullah, Siti Nursheena Mohd Zain (2017). Socio-demographic determinants of Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in migrant workers of Peninsular Malaysia. Parasites & Vectors 2017, 10: 238. (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Sahimin, N., Yvonne A.L. Lim, Ariffin, F., Behnke, J.M., Lewis, J.W. & Mohd Zain, S.N. (2016). Migrant Workers in Malaysia: Current Implications of Sociodemographic and Environmental Characteristics in the Transmission of Intestinal Parasitic Infections. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(11): e0005110. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005110. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Sahimin, N., Alias, S.N., Woh, P.Y., Edah, M. A. & Mohd Zain, S.N. (2014). Comparison between Quantitative Buffy Coat (QBC) and Giemsa-stained Thin Film (GTF) technique for blood protozoan infections in wild rats. Tropical Biomedicine, 31(3): 422-431. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Alias, S.N., Sahimin, N., Edah, M.A. and Mohd-Zain, S.N (2014)Epidemiology of blood parasitic infections in the urban rat population in peninsular Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 31(2): 230 240 (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Mohd Zain, S.N., Sahimin, N., Paul, P. & Lewis, J.W. (2013). Macroparasite communities in stray cat populations from urban cities in Peninsular Malaysia. Veterinary Parasitology, 196: 469-477. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Norhidayu, S., Mohd Zain, S.N., Jeffery, J. & Lewis, J.W. (2012). The dog louse Heterodoxus spiniger from stray cats in Penang, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine, 29(2): 301-303. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jeffery, J., Norhidayu, S., Mohd Zain, S.N., Noor Hayati, M.I. & Nurazila, B. (2012). The cat fur mite, Lynxacarus radovskyi Tenorio, 1974 (Acarina: Astigmata: Listrophoridae) from cat, Felis catus in Peninsular Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine, 29(2): 308-310. (ISI-Indexed)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Awareness Program among the Philippines Domestic Workers (FARA Philippines) in Kuala Lumpur: Knowledge, Prevention and Control of Common Infectious Diseases, PI, 2020 - 2022, Private Funding, (National)
  • Tidrec-tropical Infections Disease Programme, Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2021, RU Geran, (National)
  • Poverty Related Diseases: Assessment of Health and Strategies to Improve Health Literacy Among B40 Communities in Selangor, Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2023, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Urban Refugees in Klang Valley and Their Public Health Assessment, Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2022, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-SAH, (National)
  • Tidrec- Tropical Infections Disease Programme, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2021, RU Geran, (National)
  • One Health For Underserved Orang Asli Community, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2021, RU Geran - UMCares, (National)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Wellness and Parasitic Screening Program at Pusat Transit Gelandangan, Kuala Lumpur , (Community), 06/07/2019 until 06/07/2019
  • Wellness and Parasitic Screening Program at Rohingya Refugee’s School at Jalan Kuchai Lama, Kuala Lumpur, (Community), 28/08/2018 until 29/08/2018
  • Wellness and Parasitic Screening Program among the urban poor population in Kampung Tengah Lembah, Pusat Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) Pantai Permai, PPR Kampung Limau, PPR Sri Pantai, PPR Seri Cempaka, PPR Vista Angkasa, Flat PKNS and Pusat Jagaan Nur Hasanah in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, (Community), 15/10/2016 until 30/03/2017
  • Wellness Program at the Orphanage: Rumah Jalinan Kasih, Taman Megah, Cheras, Selangor, (Community), 08/06/2015 until 09/06/2015
  • Wellness Program among the communities in Kampung Changkat, Gombak, Selangor, (Community), 20/12/2014 until 21/12/2014
  • Wellness Program among the communities in Flat Kampung Kerinchi, (Community), 27/09/2014 until 28/09/2014

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


FIRST DEGREE
  • MEDICAL PARASITOLOGY, 2019/2020(1), 60, 0
  • MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 2019/2020(2), 8, 0
  • MEDICAL PARASITOLOGY, 2018/2019(1), 41, 2
  • MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 2018/2019(2), 11, 2
  • BASIC FORENSIC SCIENCE, 2018/2019(2), 2, 5
  • BASIC FORENSIC SCIENCE, 2018/2019(2), 12, 5