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3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Public Health

14th-15th November 2011 - Grand Dorsett, Subang, Malaysia
Translating Evidence into Public Health Action

14th Nov 2011 Topic
0730 - 0830 Registration
0830 - 0915 Keynote Address: Trans lating Evidence Into Public Health Action.
Speaker: Dato' Sri Dr. Hasan Bin Abdul Rahman (Malaysia)
Chairperson: Prof Dr Lekhraj Rampal
0915 - 1000 Plenary 1: Emerging and re-emerging infections
Speaker: Dr Lokman Hakim bin Sulaiman (Malaysia)
Chairperson : Lt. General (R) Dato'Sri Dr.Sulaiman Abdullah
1000 - 1015 Tea
1015 -1115 Symposium 1: Communicable Diseases
Chairperson: Dr. Sha'ari b.Ngadiman
Topic 1: Re-emergence of Tuberculosis as a Public Health Problem Translating Evidence to Public Health Action
Speaker: Professor Emeritus Dr SH Lee (Hong Kong)
Topic 2: Malaria- Can it be eradicated
Speaker: Dr.Christina Rundi (Malaysia)
1115 -1215 Opening Ceremony by
Y.B. Dato' Sri Liow Tiong Lai, SPMP, DGSM, SSAP, DIMP, SMP
Honourable Minister of Health Malaysia
1215 - 1300 Plenary 2: Intersecting basic and popu lation sciences to improve casual inference
Speaker: Assoc Prof Dr Patti Gravitt (USA)
Chairperson: Major General (R) Dato Dr. R Mohanadas
1300 - 1430 Lunch Talk: (Sponsored by Novartis Corporation (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd)
Conjugate Menin gococcal Vaccine : Effectiveness in reducin g carrier rates
Prof.Datin Dr.Che Ilina Che Isahak (Malaysia)
1430 - 1600 Symposium 2: Occupational and Environmental Health
Chairperson: Assoc Prof Dr M. Retneswari
Topic 1: Ethical issues in managing health in the workplace
Speaker: Dr.Abu Hasan Samad (Malaysia)
Topic 2: Prevention and control of asbestos related diseases
Speaker: Prof Dr Krishna Gopal Rampal (Malaysia)
Topic 3: Climate change and disease (Malaysia)
Speaker: Mr.Gurmit Singh
1600 - 1615 Tea
1615 - 1745 Free Paper Presentations
   
15th Nov 2011 Topic
0830 - 1000 Free Paper Prese ntations (2)
1000 - 1015 Tea
1015 - 1100 Plenary 3: Health Promotion 's Contribution to Publ ic Health: Theories and
Practices
Chairperson: Mej Jen Dato ' (Dr.) Ya'akop Bin Koming
Speaker: Dr.Michael Sparks (Australia)
1100 - 1200 Symposium 3: Health Promotion
Chairperson: Dr Tahir Aris
Topic I: Translating evidence to practice: the health promoting school approach.
Speaker: Mr.Goof Buijs (Netherlands)
Topic 2: Malaysian Health Promotion Board - Functions, Priorities and Activities
Speaker: Dato Dr. Yahya Baba (Malaysia)
1200 - 1300 Forum on Obesity
Chairperson: Prof Dr Lekhraj Rampal
1300 - 1430 Lunch Talk: (Sponsored by Sanofi-Pasteur Sdn Bhd )
Influenza Vaccination for Health Care workers
Dr.Suresh Kumar (Malaysia)
1430 - 1600 Symposium 4: Non -Communicable Diseases
Chairperson: Dr Amal Nasir bin Mustafa
Topic 1: Burden of Metabolic Risk Factors of Chronic Diseases Translating
Evidence into Public Health Action: a Case of Tha iland
Speaker: Dr. Kanitta Bundhamcharoen (Thailand)
Topic 2 : Current perspectives in Mental Health
Speaker: Datin Dr.Ang Kim Teng (Malaysia)
Topic 3 : Screening for Cancers
Speaker: Dato' Dr Mohamed Ibrahim A Wahid (Malaysia)
1600 - 1630 Closing and Prize Giving

Oral Paper Presentations (Day 1)
Monday - 14th November 2011

No Title Author(s)
1-1 A multicentre case control study of the predictors for contact lens related microbial keratitis in Klang Valley, Malaysia Lili Asma Ismaill , Lekhraj Rampal, Hejar Abdul Rahman, Nazri Omar, Habshah Midi , Azrin Esmady Ariffin
1-2 Prevalence of Hypertension Among Adolescents, Putrajaya, Malaysia 2010 Lekhraj Rampal, Huda Zainuddin, Faisal Ibrahim, Ng Kai Choon, Nur Izzati Izhar, Farah Izzati Zulkafli, Mohammad Nazrul Ishak
1-3 Prevalence of hypertension and factors associated among University staff Lekhraj Rampal, Faisal Ibrahim, Somayeh Aminizadeh, Salmiah Md. Said
1-4 A randomized controlled field trial on beha vioural modification intervention for cardiovascular disease prevention amongst adolescents in Zahedan, Iran Fatemeh Khoshkhou, Lekhraj Rampal, Hejar Abdul Rahman, Sharmili Vidyadaran, Bahaman Abu Samah
1-5 Food Health & Safety Symbol in Iran Payam Peymani, Hassan Joulaie, Hedayat Hosseini, Saba Afifi and Kamran B Lankarani
1-6 Menarche and associated factors in Malaysia: a cross-sectional school study Ting Tzer Hwu, Rosliza Abdul Manaf
1-7

Health-Related Factors and Nutritional Supplement Use among Tehranian Gym Participants

Pouya Saeedi, Mohd . Nasir Mohd. Taib, Hazizi Abu Saad

Oral Paper Presentations (Day 2)
Tuesday - 15th November 2011

No Title Author(s)
2-1 Performance of Quantiferon TB Gold In-Tube in Serial Testing of Latent Tuberculosis Infection among Health Care Workers. Rafiza Shaharudin, Krishna Gopal Rampal
2-2 Cardiovascular Haemodynamic Parameters among Male Organophosphate Pesticides Exposed Workers Niza Samsuddin, Krishna Gopal Rampal, Noor Hassim Ismail, NurZamzila Abdullah, Jamalludin Ab Rahman
2-3 Validity of various methods of PTA averaging in diagnosing hearing impairment in a hearing conservation programme Ailin Razali, Krishna Gopal Rampal
2-4 Validation of a Malay Version of Disability of Arm, Shoulder and Hand Questionnaire Ameer AI-Husuny, Lekhraj Rampal, Manohar Arumugam, Hejar Abdul Rahman, Jama 'Yah Binti Zakaria
2-5 Knowledge, Attitudes and Sexual Behaviors Related to HIV/AIDS Prevention Amongst Adolescents Mahtab Mohammadi, Lekhraj Rampal, Maha Abdullah, Hejar Abdul Rahman
2-6 Iran's experience on reduction of Tran's Fatty Acid Content in edible oils Payam Peymani, Hassan Joulaie, Rasoul Dinarvand, Hedayat Hosseini, Saba Afifi and Kamran B. Lankarani
2-7 Current analysis of Framingham Risk Score among rural community in Malaysia: Gender and age perspective Nazar Mohd Zabadi, Mohd Azahar, Ambigga Devi, Mohd Shahril Ahmad Saman, Khalid Yusoff

Download:

  • Day 1 - 14th Oct 2011
    1. Keynote Address [ PDF, 2.85 MB ]
    2. Plenary 1 [ PDF, 903 KB ]
    3. Symposium 1 [ PDF, 10.1 MB | PDF, 2.19 MB ]
    4. Plenary 2 [ PDF, 1.27 MB ]
    5. Symposium 2 [ PDF, 1.10 MB | PDF, 2.22 MB ]
  • Day 2 - 15th Oct 2011
    1. Plenary 3 [ PDF, 854 KB ]
    2. Symposium 3 [ PDF, 2.26 MB | PDF, 13.2 MB ]
    3. Lunch Talk [ PDF, 1.69 MB ]
    4. Symposium 4 [ PDF, 1.92 MB | PDF, 1.20 MB ]
  • Free Papers
    • A Multicentre Case Control Study of the Predictors for Contact Lens Related Microbial Keratitis in Klang Valley, Malaysia [ PDF, 1.33 MB ]
    • Prevalence of Hypertension and Factors Associated among Malay Adolescents, Putrajaya [ PDF, 343 KB ]
    • Prevalence of Hypertension and its Associated Factors Among University Staff [ PDF, 1.87 MB ]
    • A Randomized Controlled Field Trial on Behavioral Modification Intervention Amongst Adolescents for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Zahedan, Iran [ PDF, 5.07 MB ]
    • Food Health & Safety Symbol in Iran [ PDF, 366 KB ]
    • Menarche & Associated Factors in Malaysia: a Cross-Sectional School Study [ PDF, 10.7 MB ]
    • Health-Related Factors and Nutritional Supplement Use among Tehranian Gym Participants [ PDF, 975 KB ]
    • Performance of Quantiferon TB Gold in-Tube in Serial Testing of Latent Tuberculosis Infection among Health Care Workers [ PDF, 1.37 MB ]
    • Cardiovascular Haemodynamic Parameters among Male Organophosphate Pesticides Exposed Workers [ PDF, 2.12 MB ]
    • Validity of Various Methods of Pure Tone Audiogram Averaging in Diagnosing Hearing Impairment in a Hearing Conservation Programme [ PDF, 2.77 MB ]
    • Validation of a Malay Version of Disability of Arm, Shoulder and Hand Questionnaire (MVDASH) [ PDF, 929 KB ]
    • Knowledge, Attitudes and Sexual Behaviors Related to HIV/AIDS Prevention amongst Malaysian Adolescents, 2009 [ PDF, 595 KB ]
    • National Policy on Reduction of Trans Fatty Acid Content in Edible Oils: Iran’s Experience [ PDF, 800 KB ]
    • Current Analysis of Framingham Risk Score among Rural Community in Malaysia: From Gender and Age Perspective [ PDF, 1.55 MB ]

 

 

 



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