National Infectious Disease Conference 2021
Fight Against COVID-19: Turning the tide
25th to 26th September 2021

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Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology Asia Fungal Working Group

August 6 to 8, 2021

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Seminar Pencegahan & Kawalan Infeksi Bersempena Sambutan Hari Hand Hygiene Sedunia Peringkat Kebangsaan 2021

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Webinar Series on Covid-19 Vaccines: 

Allergy and anaphylaxis concerns about COVID-19 vaccines

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The webinar on 28 April 2021 focuses on:

  • Risks of allergies / anaphylaxis to these vaccines from studies

  • Recognizing anaphylaxis

  • Setting up your vaccination centre to prepare for anaphylaxis

  • Quick overview of management of anaphylaxis

Moderator:

Prof. Dr. Ammu K Radhakrishnan is a Professor in Immunology at the Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences at Monash University Malaysia. Prof. Dr. Ammu obtained her Bachelor of Science (Hons) and Master of Science degrees in Biochemistry from University Malaya and her PhD in Therapeutic Immunology the University of Cambridge, UK. She also undertook two-years of post-doctoral studies after completing her PhD at the University of Oxford, UK. Her main area of research is developing immune-therapeutics to boost host immune system to fight cancer, infections and other immune-related disorders.

 

Panelists for this week:

Dr. Tang Min Moon is a consultant dermatologist in Kuala Lumpur Hospital. She has more than 13 years of experience in the dermatology field. She also had her fellowship training in National Skin Center Singapore and Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland. Her area of special interest are drug allergy, immunobullous disease and contact dermatitis. She is also the appointed member in the Malaysian Adverse Drug Reactions Advisory Committee, National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency, Ministry of Health, Malaysia.

 

Dr. Soo Kok Foong is an Emergency Medicine Physician working in Sungai Buloh Hospital. He has special interest in disaster management and advanced life support in various situations including aquatic life support. He also a facilitator for basic point of care ultrasound and facilitated numerous emergency medicine workshops in district and state level.

 

Dr. Mohammed Faizal Bakhtiar is a Physician Scientist working in Allergy & Immunology
Research Center, Institute for Medical Research which is part of National Institutes of Health Malaysia. He has 11 years of experience in allergy and immunology field. His area of expertise is in drug hypersensitivity. He is also a member of a various international allergy and clinical immunology organizations.

How to join the webinar?

No need to register.

There are other ways to watch the webinar live. You can join us live using your preferred social media account or one of the options below. Don't forget to use app.sli.do to ask questions. As usual our event code is #hcsmMY

How to get CPD points?

We will broadcast the online attendance form during the live webinar, and we will broadcast the attendance form after the webinar finished for another 5 minutes. The link will also be posted on our Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Please double-check your email address before submitting. Any mistake in your email address, you will not get the certificate of attendance.

The certificate of attendance is issued to those who participated live (in real-time). We do not give a certificate to those watching the replay/recorded video/podcast.

Looking forward to seeing you live!

Webinar Series on Covid-19 Vaccines: 

Side effects and concerns about vaccination

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The webinar on 21 April 2021 focuses on:

  • Severe non-allergic side effects of vaccine

  • Risk factors for severe side effects

  • Patients that require preassessment prior to vaccination

  • Possible thrombotic complications after vaccines?

Moderator:

Dr. Nor'Aishah Abu Bakar is a Public Health Physician, the Head of COVID-19 Immunization Task Force, Medical Development Division MoH and Deputy Director of Medical Care Quality Section, Medical Development Division, Ministry of Health, Malaysia.

Panelists for this week:

Dr. Low Lee Lee is an Infectious Disease Physician at the Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah. She is the Kedah State Infectious Disease Physician and the chief coordinator of state Infection Control and AMS committee. She is also a committee member of Asia Fungal Working Group (AFWG) under International Society For Human and Animal Mycology.

 

Dr. Ong Tien Lee is a neurologist in Sungai Buloh Hospital. She has 14 years working experience and currently undergoing Neurology subspecialty training since January 2017.
She has been gazetted as a Physician in Internal Medicine in 2016. She also completed her fellowship training in movement disorders in Westmead Hospital in September 2020.

 

Dr. Veena Selvaratnam is a Haematologist working in Ampang Hospital. She is the Head of Clinical Haematology Reference Laboratory, Hospital Ampang, a committee member of the National Haemophilia Registry and Research Technical Working Committee, Ministry of Health, Malaysia. She is also the medical co-chair for World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) 2020 World Congress.

 

Video Link: https://youtu.be/ZRbuIDDDp7U

Live stream via:

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The webinar on 14 April 2021 focuses on

  • Safety of vaccines in the frail and elderly

  • Efficacy of vaccines in the frail and elderly

  • Ethics of vaccinating those under palliative care

Moderator:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar is an Infectious Disease Physician at the University Malaya Medical Centre. She is the Head of Infectious Diseases Unit in University Malaya. 

Panelists for this week:

Dr. Rizah Mazzuin Razali is the head of Geriatric Unit and Internal Medicine Physician working in Kuala Lumpur Hospital. She is also an adjunct lecturer in the University Putra Malaysia (UPM) since 2014. Dr Rizah is also a visiting physician to Rumah Baitul Mawaddah, Klang, Lembaga Zakat Selangor.

 

Dr. Richard Lim Boon Leong is a Consultant Palliative Medicine Physician and Head of Palliative Care Unit, Selayang Hospital. He is the National Advisor in palliative medicine for Ministry of Health Malaysia and the chairman for subspecialty fellowship training committee in Palliative Medicine. Dr Richard is a Senior Lecturer and Examiner for Advanced Diploma in Palliative Care nursing Curriculum, MOH. 

Video link: https://youtu.be/s6Hn0MRVYxM

Live stream via:

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The webinar on 7 April 2021 focuses on the overview of COVID-19 vaccines

  • Current evidence on efficacy and priority group

  • Vaccine efficacy from studies and real-life data

  • Priority groups for vaccination and the evidence behind them

 

Moderator:

Dr. Kalaiarasu Peariasamy is the director of Institute for Clinical Research (ICR) which is one of the 6 institutes in National Institutes of Health (NIH), Ministry of Health Malaysia. He is also the chairman of the Vaccine Selection Technical Working Group (TWG). 

 

Panellist for this week:

Dr.Benedict Sim Lim Heng is a Consultant Infectious Disease Physician at the Sungai Buloh Hospital, Ministry of Health Malaysia. He is the main coordinator for the Clinical Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination (Malaysia). 

 

Video link: https://youtu.be/AUII5Ua1xJM

Live stream via:

Free 

Covid-19 Online Training (Malaysia)

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Webinar Series on Covid-19: 

Infection Prevention and Control in COVID-19 Wards

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The webinar on 3rd March 2021 focuses on infection prevention and control in Covid-19 wards. Find out more

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Webinar Series on Covid-19: 

DNR and Ethics in COVID-19 era

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The webinar on 24th February 2021 focuses DNR and Ethics in COVID-19 era. Find out more

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Webinar Series on Covid-19: 

Critical Care of COVID-19

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Dr Lee Heng Gee will give a talk on how to recognize #COVIDー19 complications. Find out more

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Webinar Series on Covid-19: 

Recognizing Complications of COVID-19

Dr Lee Heng Gee will give a talk on how to recognize #COVIDー19 complications. Find out more

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Free online training module: 

Dengue (For Secondary Care)

To start, please click the link: https://tinyurl.com/denguesc

- Please sign in using your full name (for e-cert purposes)

- If you encounter any technical issue, please email to idonlinetraining@gmail.com

Webinar Series on Covid-19: 

Medical Management on Covid-19 and Case Studies

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Frequently Asked Questions for Webinar Series On COVID-19

 

1. What is this webinar about?

This is a weekly live webinar jointly organized by Malaysian Society of Infection Control and Infectious Diseases (MyICID) & Institute of Clinical Research (ICR), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Malaysia. 

The objective is to disseminate knowledge on COVID-19 management and infection control practices to medical practitioners in the public and private hospitals in Malaysia.

 

2. Who can attend this webinar?

All healthcare professionals and allied health are encouraged to attend this webinar.

 

3. How to join the webinar?

There are 6 ways to watch the webinar live. You can join us live using your preferred social media account or one of the options below.

Website Links:

 

4. How much does it cost to attend the webinar? How do I register for the webinar?

It is free of charge. No registration required. Just go to one of the six options above on every Wednesday from 3rd of Fed 2021 until 3rd of March 2021 at 3:30 PM Malaysia Time (GMT+8)

 

5. Can I get CPD points from attending this webinar?

Yes, all healthcare professionals and allied health personnel working in Malaysia can get CPD points for attending this webinar. Just fill up the online attendance form during the live webinar, and you will receive a certificate of participation. You will earn 1 CPD point for each webinar session. 

 

6. How to fill up online attendance to obtain my e-Certificate and where to find the link?

The link for online attendance would be broadcasted live on the video and posted on social media during the webinar session. You may find the link for online attendance at the captions of the live video session. However, the attendance form link will expire after the live webinar as the CPD points are only given to those who attend the event live.

When filling the attendance form, remember to fill in all blanks accordingly. Double-check your e-mail before submission because the e-Certificate generated would be sent to the e-mail address provided.

Do contact the administrators if you do not receive your e-Certificate after 2-3 hours of submission of the attendance form.

 

7. How do I get notification or updates on this weekly webinar?

You can follow us on our social media for latest update and development. You can also subscribe to our mailing list here: 

https://landing.mailerlite.com/webforms/landing/c7n2o6

 

8. I am a healthcare provider working outside Malaysia, but I am interested in obtaining CPD points for the webinar. Is it possible for me to do so?

You may submit your attendance (For steps, refer to Question 6) and apply for CPD points under your CPD provider in your country. Do check with your local CPD provider for more details.

 

9. Is it possible for me to ask questions during the webinar?

Yes, definitely. You may use the website https://app.sli.do to ask questions during the webinar event. Our event code is #hcsmMY.

 

Feel free to interact with participants from various social media platform but please refrain from asking questions in the chat box under the live video session as it would be difficult for the speakers to trace back the questions during the live session. Always submit your questions to the sli.do link provided. If you are unable to submit your question, you can get help from your colleagues or friends to do so for you.

 

10. Who should I contact if I require more information regarding this Webinar Session?

You can send us direct messages via our Facebook (https://facebook.com/ClinUpCOVID) or Twitter (https://twitter.com/clinUp_covid).
 

 

11. Who should I contact if I have any question regarding this webinar?

Please submit any questions to: MyICID1@gmail.com

For certificate issues, please contact Dr. Chew at chewch@crc.gov.my 

or Ms. Yip yipyanyee.crc@gmail.com.

We would try to respond to your enquiries as soon as possible.

  • Event Code: 21NL01ICBHR

  • Abstract/Full-Text Paper Submission: December 15, 2020

  • Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: December 30, 2020

  • Final Paper and Early Bird Registration: December 15, 2020

  • Conference Date: January 21-22, 2021