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Associate Prof. Dr. Ng Chiu Wan

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
 
  +603-7967 4760
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  chiuwan.ng@um.edu.my
  Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
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BIBLIOMETRIC DATA


 Total Articles in Publication List  21
 Articles With Citation Data  17
 Sum of the Times Cited   601
 Average Citations per Article   35.35
 h-index   7
 Co-authors   Collaboration Network
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, Member, 2007, (National)
  • Malaysian Health Economics Association, Committee Member, 2008, (National)
  • International Health Economics Association , Member, 2011 to 2012, (International)
  • APACPH KL, Committee Member, 2013, (National)
  • Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Kuala Lumpur, Committee Member, 2016, (National)
  • International Health Economics Association, Active Member, 2017 to 2018, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Committee member for the 88th ASEAN University Network Programme Assessment, Faculty, 18/09/2017 to 20/09/2017
  • Committee member to manage the Julius Centre UMCU Netherlands-Programme Asia Link Funds, Faculty, 29/08/2017 to 31/12/2017
  • Committee member to manage the SPM Department Short Course Fund, Faculty, 02/05/2017 to 31/12/2017
  • Post-graduate coordinator (SPM Dept), Faculty, 01/05/2017 to 31/12/2017 (Post-graduate coordinator)
  • Coordinator of the DrPH programme, Faculty, 01/01/2017 to 31/07/2018
  • Population Medicine Theme Coordinator of the UMMP Programme, Faculty, 07/09/2016 to 31/12/2018 (Pop Med Theme Coordinator)
  • Coordinator of DrPH Programme , Faculty, 01/10/2013 to 31/12/2014
  • Coordinator of Masters by Research and PhD Programme, SPM Department, Faculty, 01/09/2012 to 30/06/2014
  • Head of the Health Policy and Management Unit, SPM Dept, Faculty, 01/09/2012 to 30/06/2014
  • Head Management in Health Unit, Faculty, 01/10/2010 to 31/10/2012
  • Member Department Curriculum Review Committee, Faculty, 10/08/2010 to 31/12/2011
  • Member MBBS Curriculum Review Committee, Faculty, 05/04/2010 to 31/12/2010
  • Coordinator of the MBBS Organisation of Medical and Health Services (OMHS) Programme and Personal and Professional Development (PPD) module, Faculty, 01/08/2006 to 31/12/2013

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Public Health Policy; Healthcare Financing; Health Economics


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Chapter in Book

2017
  • Choo Wan Yuen et al (2017). Prevent Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative (Peace). In Siti Zaharah (Eds.), Protecting The Elderly Against Abuse and Neglect- Legal and Social Strategies (pp. 7-12). Kuala Lumpur, University Malaya Press. 

2016
  • Ng CW, Mohd Hairi NN, Ng CJ, Kamarulzaman A. 2016. Universal Health Coverage in Malaysia: Issues and Challenges. In Tey NP, Cheong KC, Rasiah R (eds). Revisiting Malaysia's Population-Development Nexus. The Past in Its Future. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press. 

2015
  • Nagaraj S, Tey NP, Ng CW, Lee KH, Pala J. Counting ethnicity in Malaysia: the complexity of measuring diversity. In: Simon P, Gagnon AA, Piche V, editors. Social Statistics and Ethnic Diversity Cross-national Perspectives in Classifications and Identity Politics. Quebec, Canada: Springer; 2015 

2013
  • Low WY, Ng CJ, Ng CW, Choo WY, Tong WT. 2013. Learning from the past: Changing policies concerning the double disease burden in Malaysia. In Lewis M. J., MacPherson K.L. (Eds). Health Transitions and the Double Disease Burden in Asia and the Pacific : Histories of Responses to Communicable and Noncommunicable Diseases. Routledge 

2008
  • Ng C W. (2008). Paying for and using health care services in Malaysia. Has the poor been treated fairly. In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Poverty and Distribution Amidst Diversity. Federicks L J, Nair S (eds). University of Malaya Press. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 
Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Loganathan, T., Ng, C.-W., Lee, W.-S., Hutubessy, R. C. W., Verguet, S., & Jit, M. (2018). Thresholds for decision-making: informing the cost-effectiveness and affordability of rotavirus vaccines in Malaysia. Health policy and planning, 33(2), 204-214. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx166 (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • BHOO-PATHY, N., YIP, C.-H., PETERS, S. A. E., KIMMAN, M., SULLIVAN, R., JAN, S., WOODWARD, M., NG, C.-W., AROUNLANGSY, P., AUNG, S., BALETE, S. L., BHOO-PATHY, N., BOUNXOUEI, B., BUI, D., DATUKAN, J., GOROSPE, A. E., YIP, C. H., KHOPAIBUL, P., KHUAYJARERNPANISHK, T., KHUHAPREMA, T., KHIN, M., KLINWIMOL, T., LALITWONGSA, S., LAWBUNDIS, D., LOLA, C., CRISTAL-LUNA, G., MARBELLA, L., TRONG, K. M., MAUNG, S. O., MON, S., PA NAING, W. P., NGELANGEL, C. A., NYEIN, H. L., ONG-CORNEL, A. B., OO, K. M., OROLFO-REAL, I., XUAN, D. P., PHARIN, S., PUJIANTO, RATTANAVONG, O., SAMNANG, K., SANGKITTIPAIBOON, S., SANGRAJRANG, S., SANTIAGO-FERRERAS, C., SARNIANTO, P., SHWE, S., SOKHA, E., SINTHUSAKE, T., SUANPLU, D., TANABODEE, J., THABRANY, H., THEPSUWAN, K., HTUN, Y. Y., VIROATH, H., LE WIN, L., WIN, S. S., WIN, T. M., ASHARIATI, A., ATMAKUSUMA, D., BAKTA, I. M., THI KIM, L. D., THI NGOC, P. D., BAO, T. D., DJATMIKO, A., FACHRUDDIN, A., GOH, P.-P., KURNIANDA, J., MONAGHAN, H., MUTHALIB, A., THUY, T. N., HOANG, T. N., THI HOAI, N. N., PANIGORO, S. S., QUANG, H. P., THANH, K. Q., SUARDI, D. R., SUBRAMANIAM, S., SUDOYO, A. W., DANG, K. T., DINH, H. T., SUHARTI, C. & SUYATNO 2017. Policy and priorities for national cancer control planning in low- and middle-income countries: Lessons from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Costs in Oncology prospective cohort study. European Journal of Cancer, 74, 26-37. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chiu-Wan Ng, Mohd Ridzwan Shahari, Jeevitha Mariapun, Noran N Hairi1, Sanjay Rampal, Ajay Mahal. (2017) Universal Coverage of Hypertension Treatment Services in Malaysia Is Still an Elusive Goal. Health Systems & Reform, 3(3):1–12 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Siddiqui, M. B., Ng, C.W, Low. W.Y. (2017). To identify the non-biological causes of child mortalities in developing countries, social autopsy tools should be based on "The Pathway to Survival Conceptual Framework". International Journal of Endorsing Health Science Research 5(1): 1-4 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • Loganathan, T., Ng, C.W., Lee, W.-S., & Jit, M. (2016). The Hidden Health and Economic Burden of Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in Malaysia: An Estimation Using Multiple Data Sources. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 35(6), 601-606. doi:10.1097/inf.0000000000001129 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mariapun J, Hairi NN, Ng C-W (2016) Are the Poor Dying Younger in Malaysia? An Examination of the Socioeconomic Gradient in Mortality. PLoS ONE 11(6): e0158685. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0158685 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Siddiqui, M. B., Ng, C.W., Low, W.Y. (2016). Social Autopsy is a dire need for investigating child mortality in Pakistan. International Journal of Endorsing Health Science Research, 4(2):1-4 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • MCINTYRE, D., MCKEE, M., BALABANOVA, D., ATIM, C., REDDY, K. S., PATCHARANARUMOL, W. & SIGNATORIES 2016. Open letter on the SDGs: a robust measure for universal health coverage is essential. Lancet, 388, 2871-2872. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Siddiqui, M.B., Ng, C.W., Low, W. Y., Syed, S., Ahmad, S., Noushad, S., Ali, A., Fatima, K., Mirza, M. (2016). Verbal/Social Autopsy (VASA) Child mortality inquiry to investigate under-five mortality determinants in slums of Karachi, Pakistan: A mix methods interventional study. Internal J Endorsing Health Sc Res 4(4): 1-11 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Loganathan, T., Jit, M., Hutubessy, R., Ng, C. W., Lee, W. S., & Verguet, S. (2016). Rotavirus vaccines contribute towards universal health coverage in a mixed public‐private healthcare system. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 21(11), 1458-1467. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12766. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Jeyanthini Sathasivam,Shahrul Bahyah Kamaruzzaman,Farizah Hairi,Chiu Wan Ng,Karuthan Chinna. 2015. Frail Elders in an Urban District Setting in Malaysia: Multidimensional Frailty and Its Correlates. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 27(8S): 52S-61S (ISI-Indexed)
  • Loganathan T, Lee WS, Lee KF, Jit M, Ng CW. Household catastrophic healthcare expenditure and impoverishment due to rotavirus gastroenteritis requiring hospitalization in malaysia. PLoS One. 2015;10 (5):e0125878 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Marzuki N, Ismail S, Al-Sadat N, Ehsan FZ, Chan C-K, Ng C-W. Integrating Information and Communication Technology for Health Information System Strengthening: A Policy Analysis. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2015;27(8 suppl):86S-93S (ISI-Indexed)
  • Saw Chien G, Chee-Khoon C, Wai VHC, Ng CW. Equitable Distribution of Public Hospitals According to Health Needs in Malaysia: Does It Exist or Not? Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2015;27(8 suppl):79S-85S (ISI-Indexed)
  • Packierisamy PR, Ng CW, Dahlui M, Inbaraj J, Balan VK, Halasa YA, et al. Cost of Dengue Vector Control Activities in Malaysia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015;93 (5):1020-7 (ISI-Indexed)
  • PACKIERISAMY, P. R., NG, C. W., DAHLUI, M., VENUGOPALAN, B., HALASA, Y. A. & SHEPARD, D. S. 2015. The Cost of Dengue Vector Control Activities in Malaysia by Different Service Providers. Asia Pac J Public Health, 27, 73S-8S. (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Loh, K. W., F. Rani, et al. (2013). "The association between risk factors and hypertension in Perak, Malaysia." Med J Malaysia 68(4): 291-296 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2012
  • SHEPARD, D. S., UNDURRAGA, E. A., LEES, R. S., HALASA, Y., LUM, L. C. & NG, C. W. 2012. Use of multiple data sources to estimate the economic cost of dengue illness in Malaysia. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 87, 796-805. (ISI-Indexed)
  • DAHLUI, M., NG, C. W. & TAN, S. K. 2012. Cost analysis of UMMC services: estimating the unit cost for outpatient and inpatient services. BMC Health Services Research, 12, 1-2. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Dahlui M, Ng CW, Al-Sadat N, Ismail S, Bulgiba A. Is Breast Self Examination (BSE) Still Relevant? A Study on BSE Performance among Female Staff of University of Malaya. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2011;12(2):369-72. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Goh KJ, Tian S, Shahrizaila N, Ng CW, Tan CT.Survival and prognostic factors of motor neuron disease in a multi- ethnic Asian population.Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. 2011 Mar;12(2):124-9. (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Lee, H. L., Vasan, S. S., Birgelen, l., Murtola, T. M., Gong, H. F., Field, R., W., Malavankar, D. V., Ahmad, N. W., Hakim, l. S., Murad, S., Ng, C. W., Lum, L. C. S., Suaya, J. A. & Shepard, D. S. (2010) Immediate cost of dengue to Malaysia and Thailand: an estimate. Dengue Bulletin, 34, 65-75. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2009
  • Nagaraj S, Lee KH, Tey NP, Ng CW, Pala J. (2009)Counting ethnicity in Malaysia: the complexity of measuring diversity. Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, 46(1),5-32. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Goh KJ, Ng CW, Letchumy RP, Mohd Azly Y, Tan CT. Persistent effect on neuromuscular transmission in patients with primary hemifacial spasm treated with repeated botulinum toxin injections. Neurology Asia 2009;14(2): 115-9 (ISI-Indexed)
  • NG, C. W., CHOO, W. Y., CHONG, H. T., DAHLUI, M., GOH, K. J. & TAN, C. T. 2009. Long-term socioeconomic impact of the Nipah Virus encephalitis outbreak in Bukit Pelanduk, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia: A mixed methods approach. Neurol Asia, 14, 101-7. (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • Nagaraj S, Tey N P, Ng C W, Balakrishnan A. (2008) Ethnic Dimensions of Gender Differentials in Mortality in Malaysia. Journal of Population Research, 25(2), 87-110. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2007
  • Doorslaer E, O Donnell O, Rannan-Eliya R P, Somanathan A, Adhikari S R, Garg C C, Harbianto D, Herrin A N, Huq M N, Ibragimova S, Karan A, Lee T, Leung G M, Lu R J F, Ng C W, Pande B R, Racelis R, Tao S, Tin K, Tisayaticom K, Trisnantoro L, Vasasvid C, Zhao Y. (2007). Catastrophic payments for health care in Asia. Health Economics, 16(11), 1159-84. (ISI-Indexed)
  • O¿Donnell O, Doorslaer E, Rannan-Eliya R P, Somanathan A, Adhikari S R, Garg Hanvoravongchai P, C C, Harbianto D, Huq M N, Karan A, Leung G M, Ng C W, Pande B R, Tin K, Tisayaticom K, Trisnantoro L, Zhang Y, Zhao Y. (2007). The incidence of public spending on health care: comparative analysis from Asia. World Bank Economic Review, 21(1), 93-123. (ISI-Indexed)

2006
  • Doorslaer E, O Donnell O, Rannan-Eliya R P, Somanathan A, Adhikari S R, Garg C C, Harbianto D, Herrin A N, Huq M N, Ibragimova S, Karan A, Ng C W, Pande B R, Racelis R, Tao S, Tin K, Tisayaticom K, Trisnantoro L, Vasasvid C, Zhao Y. (2006). Effect of payments for health care on poverty estimates in 11 countries in Asia: an analysis of household survey data. Lancet, 368, 1357-64. (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding
Monograph

2015
  • MCINTYRE, D., RANNAN-ELIYA, R., MUISER, J., NG, C. W., MATHIAS, T., ANURANGA, C., LEUNG, G. M., MACEIRA, D. & ADHIKARI, S. R. 2015. Assessing Progress to UHC - The GNHE position paper on health service use. Global Network on Health Equity. 
  • NG, C. W. 2015. Universal Health Coverage Assessment. Malaysia. In: DOHERTY, J. (ed.). Global Network for Health Equity. 
Technical Report

2008
  • Nagaraj S, Tey N P, Ng C W, Pala J. 2008. Counting and Integration: The Experience of Malaysia. FEA Working Paper No. 2008-3. Available at http://fep.um.edu.my (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Nagaraj S, Tey N P, Ng C W, Balakrishnan B. 2008. Gender and Ethnic Dimensions of Changes in the Leading Causes of Death in Malaysia, 1970 - 2004. FEA Working Paper No. 2008-9. Available at http://www.fep.um.edu.my. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Others

2005
  • Contributions of the Employees Provident Fund and the Social Security Organisation towards Affordable Health Care. May 2005. Submitted in partial fulfilment for the degree of Master of Public Health (Health Services Management) (University of Malaya) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2002
  • Limited Private Practice in University of Malaya Specialist Centre ¿ effect of new physician reimbursement mechanism on job satisfaction. May 2002. Submitted in partial fulfilment for the degree of Master of Public Health (University of Malaya) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

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


  • Project ROSE (Removing Obstacles from cervical ScrEening), Co-Investigator, 2017 - 2019, Private Funding, (National)
  • Verbal Autopsy Social Autopsy (VASA) child mortality inquiry, to understand why under-five children die in urban slums of Karachi, Pakistan, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2019, Ministry of Health, Pakistan, (National)
  • Early Warning System Of Dengue (eawas), Consultant, 2015 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Education, Training & Awareness Of Service Providers On Elder Abuse & Neglect, Consultant, 2014 - 2018, Grand Challenge - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Cost of surveillance and dengue vector control in Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2013, External funding , (National)
  • Health Promotion, Education And Lifestyle Intervention To Improve Physical Function And Maintain Independent Living Among Urban Poor Older People, Consultant, 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • post traumatic Stress Disorder Among Rescue And Healthcare Workers Following Disaster ., Consultant, 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Effect Of Education On Knowledge And Management Of Elder Abuse Amongn Healthcare Workers, Consultant, 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Cost analysis of UMMC services: estimating the unit cost for outpatient and daycare services, Co-Investigator, 2010 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Exploration of methods for adult health inequalities, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2010, International Development Research Centre, Canada, (International)
  • INCREASING AWARENESS ON BREAST CANCER AND ENHANCEMENT OF BREAST SELF EXAMINATION(BSE)AMONG UNIVERSITY MALAYA FEMALE STAFFS, Co-Investigator, 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Progressivity of Health Care Financing in Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Equity Implications of Household Out-of-pocket payment of health care in Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2008, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Economic impact of cancers in South East Asian settings, 2015-2015, Roche (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
  • Estimate of National Economic Burden of Dengue Infections in Malaysia, 2011-2011, Schneider Institutes for Health Policy
  • Estimation of Cost Savings of NSEP in Malaysia, 2011-2011, World Bank

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Best Lecturer Award , University of Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2010, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2008, (University)
  • Nagaraj S, Balakrishnan B, Tey N P, Ng C W. Changes in The Leading Causes of Death Among Malaysians. Paper Presented At The Expo On Research, Inventions and Innovations Conducted by The University of Malaya. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 26 to 28 July 2007. The Paper Was Awarded a Gold Medal., University of Malaya, 2007, (University)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


PRESENTER
  • National Health Accounts in Malaysia: Developing a Sustainable System. , Conference on National Health Accounts and Health Sector Reform in Asia, 2001-05-09 to 2001-05-11, Asia Pacific National Health Accounts Network, (International)
  • Changes in the leading causes of death among Malaysians. , Expo on Research, Inventions and Innovations, 2007-07-26 to 2007-07-28, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Counting and integration: The experience of Malaysia. , International Conference Social Statistics and Ethnic Diversity: Should we count, how should we count and why? , 2007-12-06 to 2007-12-08, Quebec Inter-University Centre for Social Statistics (QICSS, Montr ) and the Institut national d des d graphiques (INED, Paris), (International)
  • Obesity among the elderly in rural Pahang in Malaysia, 2008., the Continuing Medical Education Conference. Recent Trends in Diabetes, Obesity and metabolic Syndrome. , 2008-08-01 to 2008-08-02, JAMA and National University Health System, (International)
  • Breast Cancer awareness and BSE Practice among Females of Pahang, Malaysia, 40th Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference, 2008-11-07 to 2008-11-09, (International)
  • Political economy of financing and distribution in Malaysia s healthcare system., The First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, 2010-11-16 to 2010-11-19, World Health Organisation, (International)
  • Financial protection for health in Malaysia in an era of increasing private sector provision , 8th World Congress on Health Economics, 2011-07-12 to 2011-07-12, International Health Economics Association, (International)
  • Assessing Universal Health Coverage in Malaysia, 2nd Meeting of the Global Network on Health Equity, 2013-07-11 to 2013-07-12, Global Network on Health Equity, (International)
  • The challenges of using secondary data to examine levels and distribution of health in Malaysia, ISI Regional Statistics Conference, 2014-11-16 to 2014-11-19, International Statistical Institute South East Asia Regional Network, (International)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • Paying for and using health care services in Malaysia has the poor been treated fairly? , International Conference on Poverty Distribution amidst Diversity: options and challenges for development. , 2007-08-13 to 2007-08-14, Centre for Poverty and Development Studies, University of Malaya., (International)
  • Use of National Health Accounts to Track Costs of Vector Borne Diseases in Malaysia. , 4th Symposium on the Burden of Neglected Diseases. Refining the estimated burden of dengue and chikungunya in Malaysia. , 2009-01-17 to  , Organised jointly by University of Malaya and Oxford University/Oxitec Limited. , (International)
  • The Continuing Challenge to Improve Daily Living Conditions Malaysia s Experience. , Workshop on Health Equity in the Asia Pacific Region. , 2009-12-07 to  , College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, (International)
  • 1. The ethical and political dimensions of pro-poor health policy? 2. Measuring equality in health outcomes, Flagship Course on Equity and Health Systems, 2010-11-29 to 2010-12-03, the World Bank Institute, the Asia Network for Capacity Building in Health Systems Strengthening, the Department of Health Philippines and the Institute for Health Policy, Sri Lanka, (International)
  • 1. Why care about equity. 2. Equality in health outcomes., Flagship Course on Equity in the Health System , 2011-09-19 to 2011-09-23, The Institute for Health Policy, Sri Lanka in collaboration with UNICEF, The World Bank Institute, Asia Network for Capacity Building in Health Systems Strengthening and The Equitap Network , (International)
  • Why a course on Equity in Health, Contrasting Equality and Equity in Health, Equality in Health Outcomes, Flagship Course on Equity and Health Systems, 2012-10-25 to 2012-10-29, The World Bank Institute, Asia Network for Capacity Building in Health Systems Strengthening, Global Network for Health Equity, Equitap Network, (International)
  • The Economics of Dengue Infection in Malaysia, The 3rd International Conference on Dengue and Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever 2013, 2013-10-21 to 2013-10-23, Ministry of Public Health, Royal Thai Government, (International)
  • Universal Health Coverage in Malaysia - Issues and Challenges, National Population Conference On The Inter-Relationship National Population Conference on Inter-relationship between Population Dynamics and Development, 2014-06-26 to 2014-06-26, University of Malaya in collaboration with National Population and Family Development Board , (National)
  • Universal Health Coverage in Malaysia: A Fact or A Myth, 3rd International Conference on Social and Health Inequity and Globalization: ASEAN Economic Community Perspective, 2014-08-18 to 2014-08-19, Mahidol University, Thailand, (International)
  • Childhood Immunisation Programme in the context of Universal Health Coverage in Malaysia, WHO Consultation on the Broader Economic Impact of Vaccines WHO Consultation on Broader Economic Impact of Vaccines and Immunisation Programmes Programmes, 2014-11-24 to 2014-11-25, World Health Organization, (International)
  • Health Equity and the Malaysian Health System, Health Inequities and Health Systems in the AEC, 2015-06-22 to 2015-06-23, Mahidol University, (International)
  • Cost-effectiveness of Rotavirus vaccination in Malaysia, Advancing opportunities for advancing rollout of Rotavirus vaccines in Asia, 2015-09-16 to 2015-09-16, The Rotavirus Organization of Technical Allies (ROTA) Council and its Core Partners, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, PATH, and Sabin Vaccine Institute, (International)
  • Assessing financial risk protection for cancer care in Malaysia, ASEAN Costs in Oncology Study. Policy Roundtable Meeting, 2016-04-04 to 2016-04-04, Ministry of Health and University of Malaya, (National)
  • Role of Economic Evaluations in Evidence Informed Policy Making, Symposium on Evidence Based Practice, 2016-04-27 to 2016-04-27, Julius Centre University of Malaya, (University)
  • Effective Coverage of Hypertension among Older Persons in Malaysia, International Workshop on Health Systems for Ageing Societies, 2016-10-26 to 2016-10-28, The Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne, (International)
  • Universal Health Coverage in Malaysia - An exploration of the myth, Global Challenges Research Fund International Conference, 2016-11-23 to 2016-11-24, University of Leeds, (International)
POSTER
  • Limited Private Practice in University of Malaya Specialist Centre: Effect of New Physician Reimbursement Mechanism on Job Satisfaction., 34th Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Annual Conference, 2002-07-17 to 2002-07-20, Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health , (International)
  • Equitap a Study in Equity in the Financing and Delivery of Health Care in 15 Asia Pacific Countries. , 5th Ministry of Health - Academy of Medicine of Malaysia Scientific Meeting 2004, 2004-08-25 to 2004-08-28, Ministry of Health and the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia , (National)
  • Financing Medical Care Through the Employees Provident Fund., 5th Ministry of Health - Academy of Medicine of Malaysia Scientific Meeting 2004. , 2004-08-25 to 2004-08-28, Ministry of Health and the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia , (National)
  • Poverty Impact of Household Tobacco Expenditures in Malaysia., 7th World Congress on Health Economics. Harmonizing Health and Economics. , 2009-07-12 to 2009-07-15, International Health Economics Association, (International)
  • Is Breast Self Examination Still Relevant to Detect Breast Lump, 41st Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Annual Conference, 2009-12-03 to 2009-12-06, (International)
ORAL
  • Pattern of Health Expenditures for a Medical Savings Account Scheme in Malaysia. , Concurrent Conferences of the Royal Australasian Colleges of Physicians and the Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2003-11-15 to 2003-11-19, Royal Australasian Colleges of Physicians and the Health Services Research Association , (International)
  • Estimating inpatient and outpatient costs for Malaysian public hospitals., Concurrent Conferences of the Royal Australasian Colleges of Physicians and the Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand. , 2003-11-15 to 2003-11-19, Royal Australasian Colleges of Physicians and the Health Services Research Association , (International)
  • Paying for traditional medicines in Malaysia. , 38th Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Annual Conference., 2006-12-03 to 2006-12-06, Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health , (International)
  • Public Health Policies and the Indigenous Peoples of Malaysia, International Conference on Indigenous Peoples, 2008-07-29 to 2008-07-31, Centre for Poverty and Development Studies, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Long-term socioeconomic impact of the Nipah Virus Encephalitis on households in Bukit Pelanduk, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia: A Mixed Methods Study, 5th International Mixed Methods Conference, 2009-07-08 to 2009-07-11, University of Leeds, Harrogate, United Kingdom, (International)
  • Smoking behaviour among rural residents in Pahang State, Peninsular Malaysia, 2nd International Conference on Rural Medicine. Facing global challenges in rural Medicine: An international Collaboration. , 2009-11-23 to 2009-11-25, School of Medicine, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, (International)
  • Distribution of Household Out-of-pocket Payment for Health Care in Malaysia. , 41st Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Annual Conference. , 2009-12-03 to 2009-12-06, Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, (International)
  • Proof of principle: Applying universal coverage concepts and measurement framework to African and Asian countries, 2nd Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. Inclusion and innovation towards universal health coverage, 2012-10-31 to 2012-11-03, World Health Organisation, (International)
  • Assessing changes in Universal Health Coverage in Malaysia, 9th World Congress on Health Economics , 2013-07-07 to 2013-07-09, International Health Economics Association, (International)
  • Catastrophic health payments for dengue illnesses in Malaysia, 11th World Congress on Health Economics, 2015-07-12 to 2015-07-15, International Health Economics Association, (International)
  • Effective coverage of hypertension treatment provided by the mixed public/private Malaysian healthcare system, 12th World Congress of the International Health Economics Association, 2017-07-07 to 2017-07-11, International Health Economics Association, (International)
OTHERS
  • Equity in health care financing in Malaysia, EQUITAP 2012 Scientific Coordinator Meeting, 2012-07-21 to 2012-07-21, The Equitap Research Network, (International)
  • Assessment of UHC in Malaysia, Global Network for Health Equity Meeting for Network Members, 2012-11-04 to 2012-11-04, Global Network for Health Equity, (International)
  • Status of health inequity in Malaysia, Interacademy Medical Panel Working Meeting on Social Determinants of Health Inequity , 2014-07-03 to 2014-07-04, Interacademy Medical Panel, (International)
  • Using Provider Payment to Advance Universal Health Coverage, Asian Flagship Curriculum Development Workshop, 2016-04-17 to 2016-04-22, World Bank, US Agency for International Development, Asian Network for Health Systems Strengthening, (International)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Visiting Academic, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Mahidol University, Thailand, 2016, (International)
  • Visiting Academic, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, 2016, 1, (International)
  • Research Collaborator, Global Network on Health Equity (GNHE), 2010, (International)
  • Research Collaborator, Equity in Asia-Pacific Health Systems (EQUITAP), 2003, (International)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Committee member of the 2nd Malaysian Burden of Disease Study, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Health, Committee Member, (National)
  • Policy Roundtable meeting of the ASEAN Costs in Oncology, Ministry of Health and University of Malaya, Expert Advisor, 2017, (National)
  • Asia Pacific Cancer Control Leadership Forum Phase III, Singapore, National Institute of Health, United States, Malaysian Country Team Member, 2017, (International)
  • Asia Flagship Curriculum Development Workshop, Bellagio, Italy, World Bank, Asia Network for Capacity Building in Health Systems Strengthening, USAID, Expert Advisor, 2016, (International)
  • Exploring broader economic and social impact of dengue vaccines, World Health Organization, Researcher, 2015-2016, (International)
  • Committee member for the Pharmacoeconomics Technical Committee, Ministry of Health, Committee Member, 2011, (National)
  • Flagship Course on Equity and Health Systems, the World Bank Institute, the Asia Network for Capacity Building in Health Systems Strengthening, the Department of Health Philippines and the Institute for Health Policy, Sri Lanka, Speaker, 2010-2011, (International)
  • Workshop on Hospital Cost Accounting, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Speaker, 2009-2009, (University)
  • Workshop on Basic health Economics, Ministry of Health, Speaker, 2009-2009, (National)
  • Workshop on Basic Health Economics, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Health, Speaker, 2008-2008, (National)
  • Workshop on Hospital Cost Accounting, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Speaker, 2008-2008, (University)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Reviewer for UMRG grant applications, Research Grant ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Reviewer for BMC Health Services Research, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Reviewer for Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Reviewer for Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Article In Journal ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • External Examiner for PhD candidate (Ms Chia Yi Hou) from the National University of Singapore, Phd Candidate ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • PhD Candidate Dr Soe Htet from Monash University, Australia, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for UK MRC grant application, Funding Application ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for Health Policy, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for The Lancet, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Reviewer for Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • DrPH Candidate Dr Sophia Ramli from UM, Examiner For Drph Candidate ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • External peer reviewer for DCP3 chapter entitled, "Universal Health Coverage for Mental, Neurological and Substance Use Disorders: An Extended Cost Effectiveness Analysia", Book Chapter ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Reviewer for PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Article In Journal ,  (2015)
  • PhD Thesis for Salem Alkoshi, Thesis ,  (2015)
  • Reviewer for Malaysian Journal of Pathology, Article In Journal ,  (2015)
  • Reviewer for Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, Article In Journal ,  (2015)
  • Reviewer for Medical Journal of Malaysia, Article In Journal ,  (2015)
  • Reviewer for PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Article In Journal ,  (2015)
  • Reviewer for Bulletin of the World Health Organization, Article In Journal ,  (2014)
  • Member Scientific Review Board, Institute of Health System Research, Ministry of Health, Project ,  (2010 - 2019)

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


  • Appointed member of the Pharmacoeconomics Technical Committee, Ministry of Health, Malaysia, (National), 18/05/2011 until 31/12/2011
  • Appointed member of the Scientific Review Board of the Institute of Health Systems Research, Ministry of Health, Malaysia , (National), 01/12/2010 until 31/12/2019
  • Appointed member of the 2nd Malaysian Burden of Disease Study Working Committee, Ministry of Health, Malaysia , (National), 13/10/2010 until 31/12/2011
  • Member of the Unrelated Transplant Approval Committee of the National Transplantation Programme, (National), 15/06/2010 until 17/01/2018

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Tan Wei Leong, An evaluation of effect of tobacco consumption on household welfare, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Chong Zhuo Lin, Dengue seroprevalence study in Malaysia, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mohammad Bilal Siddiqui, Determining medical and social causes of under-5 mortality in urban slums of Karachi, Pakistan, 2014/2015
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Gan Saw Chien, Distribution of healthcare resources in Peninsular Malaysia: geographical equity and allocative processes, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Justen Wong Han Wei, Contribution of the mixed public-private health system towards achieving and maintaining universal health coverage in Malaysia, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Jeevitha Mariapun, An assessment of the socioeconomic gradient in mortality and adult cardiovascular risk factors in Malaysia, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Felix Oluyemi Aekunjo, Contingent valuation and health determinants of HIV counselling and testing service utilisation in Nigeria - a study of Lagos state, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nuraidah Mohd Marzuki, A study of policy processes and implementation of Malaysia's Teleheath initiative, 2010/2011

Completed
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Tharani Loganathan, Economic evaluation of Rotavirus vaccination for Malaysia, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Chai Ping Tze, Measles vaccination programme in Sarawak - an evaluation of service provision and uptake, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Jeyanthini Sathasivam, Community dwelling frail older people in an urban setting in Malaysia - prevalence, healthcare utilisation and caregiver burden, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mohd Ridzwan Shahari, Assessing equity in health care utilisation in Malaysia, 2010/2011
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Raviwharmman Packierisamy, The cost of dengue vector control programme in Malaysia, 2010/2011
  • Masters Degree, Dr. Shahril Azian Bin Masrom, Cost-efffectiveness analysis of different modalities of pap smear examinations in Muar Hospital, Johor, 2006/2007

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


POST GRADUATE
  • , 29, 1.5
  • Law and Health, 2017/2018(1), 12, 12
  • Health Policy and Leadership, 2017/2018(1), 18, 27
  • HEALTH ECONOMICS, 2017/2018(1), 8, 30
  • MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH, 2016/2017(2), 30, 6
  • HEALTH ECONOMICS, 2016/2017(1), 29, 30
  • MASTER OF GLOBAL MEDICINE, 2016/2017(2), 10, 2
  • HEALTH POLICY AND LEADERSHIP, 2016/2017(1), 3, 27
  • LAW AND HEALTH, 2016/2017(2), 20, 9
  • HEALTH POLICY AND LEADERSHIP, 2016/2017(1), 15, 27
  • Health Economics, 2010/2011(1), 3, 3
  • Health Economics, 2010/2011(2), 49, 32
  • Health Policy and Leadership, 2010/2011(1), 21, 24
  • Health Economics, 2009/2010(2), 30, 32
  • Health Policy and Leadership, 2009/2010(2), 13, 24
  • Health Policy and Leadership, 2008/2009(1), 21, 21
  • Health Economics, 2008/2009(1), 55, 15
  • HEALTH ECONOMICS, 2007/2008(2), 67, 10
  • HEALTH CARE ECONOMICS, 2007/2008(1), 6, 3
  • Health economics, 2006/2007(1), 37, 10
  • HEALTH CARE ECONOMICS, 2006/2007(3), 10, 12
FIRST DEGREE
  • Foundation, 2017/2018(1), 130, 1
  • Education Days, 2017/2018(1), 130, 1
  • EDUCATION DAYS, 2016/2017(2), 130, 1
  • FOUNDATION, 2016/2017(1), 130, 1
  • MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES, 2016/2017(2), 130, 2
  • FOUNDATION, 2016/2017(2), 130, 1
  • COMMUNITY POSTING, 2016/2017(2), 130, 18
  • ENDOCRINOLOGY, NUTRITION AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, 2016/2017(2), 7, 8
  • ORGANISATION AND MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES (OMHS), 2016/2017(2), 19, 81.5
  • MUSCULOSKELETAL SCIENCES, 2016/2017(2), 7, 8
  • Community Residency Programme, 2010/2011, 38, 262
  • Epidemiology and statistics, 2010/2011, 190, 1
  • Principles of Management, 2010/2011, 190, 2
  • Problem Based Learning, 2010/2011, 20, 8
  • Problem Based Learning, 2009/2010, 20, 8
  • Community Residency Programme, 2009/2010, 38, 262
  • Organisation and Management of Health Services, 2009/2010, 23, 75
  • Principles of Management, 2008/2009, 190, 3
  • Problem Based Learning, 2008/2009(1), 20, 8
  • Community Residency Programme, 2008/2009, 38, 262
  • Problem Based Learning, 2007/2008, 20, 20
  • Epidemiology, 2007/2008(1), 190, 1
  • Principles of Management, 2007/2008, 190, 3
  • Community Residency Programme, 2007/2008, 38, 262
  • Organisation and Management of Health Services, 2007/2008, 21, 75
  • Epidemiology and statistics, 2006/2007, 20, 18
  • Principles of Management, 2006/2007, 168, 2
  • Community Residency Programme, 2006/2007, 33, 262
  • Organisation and Management of Health Services, 2006/2007, 21, 75
  • Community Family Case Studies, 2006/2007, 20, 4