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Program Tentative

TIME

 THURSDAY (18 JANUARY 2018)

8.00am–12.30pm

Community Service

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 FRIDAY (19 JANUARY 2018)

8.00am – 9.00am

Registration & Breakfast

9.00am–10.00am

Keynote I

Professor Dale Fisher

Chairman & Senior Consultant Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases,

National University Hospital, Singapore.

Title: Global Outbreaks

Session Chair: Ms. Siti Nurfatimah Mohd. Shahpudin

10.00am-11.00am

Welcoming speech
Opening Ceremony
Sarawak Cultural Performance
MC : Assoc. Professor Dr. Doblin Sandai

 




11.00am – 11.35am



11.35am – 12.10pm

Theme: Improved diagnostic tools for emerging infectious disease and Challenges in hospital Acquired Infection

Session Chair: Ms. Siti Nurfatimah Mohd. Shahpudin

Plenary 1: Improve Drugs and Treatments For Emerging Infectious Diseases.
Professor Simon L. Croft,
Professor of Parasitology, Head of the Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.

Plenary 2: Infection Control and MDROs
Professor Dale Fisher,
Chairman & Senior Consultant Physician, Division of Infectious Diseases, National University Hospital, Singapore.

12.10pm– 02.00pm

Lunch break,
Exhibition and Poster viewing
Friday Prayer (shuttle bus to mosque provided)





02.00pm– 02.35pm

02.35pm– 03.10pm

Theme: Tropical Neglected Infectious Diseases and Vaccine preventable diseases

Session Chair: Ms. Siti Nurfatimah Mohd. Shahpudin

Plenary 3: Zoonotic Parasitic Infections of Wildlife in Southeast Asia and their Global Implications
Dr. Reuben Sharma,
Molecular Parasitologist, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,  
Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Plenary 4: Vaccination & Its Controversies : Debunking the Myths
Dato’ Dr Musa Mohd Nordin,
Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist, KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital, Malaysia.

03.10pm – 05.40pm

Oral Presentation – Room A

Session Chair: Dr. Rafeezul Mohamed

1. Selected abstract S1

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Oral presentation – Room B

Session Chair: Dr. Sharlina Muhamad

1. Selected abstract C1

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05.40pm – 6.00pm

Tea break
“Meet the Expert” Session

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 SATURDAY (20 JANUARY 2018)

9.00am– 10.00am

 Keynote II

Professor Ian Goodfellow

Head Division of Virology, Department of Pathology,

University of Cambridge, UK.

Topic: The Utilisation of Mobile Platform During Epidemics, Ebola and Beyond.

Session Chair: Dr. Muhammad Amir Yunus

10.00am – 10.30am

Morning break
Exhibition and Poster viewing







10.30am– 11.05am


11.05am– 11.40am

Theme: Re-emergence of Airborne and vector borne pathogen and Dengue: The never ending story

Session Chair: Dr. Muhammad Amir Yunus

Plenary 5: The war against dengue: are we fighting a losing battle?
Professor Datuk Dr. Lokman Hakim Sulaiman,
Professor of Public Health, School of Medicine,International Medical University, Malaysia.,

Plenary 6: New Insight Into Zika Virus Pathogenesis – The Neuronal RNA binding protein Mushashi Binds To the Zika Virus Genome and Promotes Replication.
Professor Ian Goodfellow,
Head, Division of Virology, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, UK.







11.40am– 12.10pm

12.10pm– 12.40pm

Theme: Oncogenic viruses and cancer and MDR TB and HIV

Session Chair: Dr. Muhammad Amir Yunus

Plenary 7: Targeting the apoptosis pathway as a treatment strategy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Dr. Nethia Mohana Kumaran,

Plenary 8: The Perfect Storm – TB & HIV
Professor Dato’ Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman,
Dean & Consultant Physician, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti of Malaya, Malaysia.

12.40pm– 2.00pm

Lunch talk
Prayer
Exhibition and poster judging

02.00pm– 04.30pm

Oral Presentation – Room A

Session Chair: Dr. Anusha Achutan

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Oral Presentation – Room B

Session Chair: Dr. Siti Razilah Abdul Razak

11. Selected abstract C11

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04.30pm– 05.30pm

Closing ceremony
Tea break
“Meet the Expert” Session