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PROGRAMME

DAY 1: 24 AUGUST 2020 (MONDAY)

TIME

AGENDA

0830 - 0930

Dr Wu Lien-Teh Young Investigator Presentation

0930 - 0945

Welcome Speech by Scientific Chairperson

Dr Kalaiarasu M Peariasamy
Senior Consultant & Head, Institutes of Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Malaysia

1000 - 1100

Opening Ceremony
  • Opening Address by Organising Chairpersons 
    Dato’ Dr Goh Pik Pin, Director, Institute for Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Malaysia 
    Dr Akhmal Yusof, Chief Executive Officer, Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM), Malaysia
  • Contributions by National Institute of Health in COVID-19
    Dr Hishamshah Mohd Ibrahim
    Deputy Director-General of Health (P&ST), Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia
  • Officiating Speech & Launching of NCCR 2020 
    YB Dato' Sri Dr Adham Bin Baba, Minister of Health (MOH), Malaysia  
  • Dr Wu Lien-Teh Research Awards

1115 - 1200

CRC Named Lecture: Battling Against COVID-19
Moderator: Dato’ Dr Goh Pik Pin, Director, Institute for Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Malaysia

Speaker: Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah
Director General of Health, Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia

1220 - 1300

Plenary Talks:  Sharing Experience and Handling COVID-19 During the Peak of Pandemic
Moderator: Dato’ Dr Goh Pik Pin, Director, Institute for Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Malaysia
  • (1220 - 1240)
    Plenary 1: Public Health Priorities in COVID-19
    Speaker: Dato' Dr Chong Chee Kheong
    Deputy Director-General of Health (Public Health), Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia
  • (1240 - 1300)
    Plenary 2: Holistic Preparedness Strategies Against Impending COVID-19 ‘Tsunami’ : Ready For The Worst, Striving For The Best
    Speaker: Datuk Dr Hj Rohaizat Bin Hj Yon
    Deputy Director-General of Health (Medical), Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia

1300 - 1430

Virtual Poster Viewing

1430 - 1510

Symposium 1
Moderator: Dr Lo Ying-Ru Jacqueline, WHO Representative Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore
  • (1430 - 1450)
    Public Health Collateral Damage
    Speaker: Dr Yap Wei Aun
    Health System Analyst, Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia
  • (1450 - 1510)
    Lies, Myths, Facts and Modeling in COVID-19
    Speaker: Mr Law Kian Boon
    Digital Health Unit, Institute for Clinical Research, National Institute of Health (NIH), Malaysia

1510 - 1600

Plenary 3: Artificial Intelligence to Predict Avoidable Harm in COVID-19
Moderator: Dr Lo Ying-Ru Jacqueline, WHO Representative Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore

Speaker: Dr Richard A D Jones
President and Chief Strategy Officer, C2-Ai, Precision Healthcare – Ai Driven | Saving Lives – Reducing Harm and Variation Cambridge, United Kingdom

DAY 2: 25 AUGUST 2020 (TUESDAY)

TIME

AGENDA

1030 - 1100

Virtual Poster Viewing

1100 -1140

Symposium 2
Moderator: Dr Fazilah Shaik Allaudin, Deputy Director, Planning Division, Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia
  • (1100 - 1120)
    Emergency Transition and Experiential Learning during COVID-19 Disruption: The Rise of Webinar Era
    Speaker: Dr Chew Cheng Hoon
    Institute for Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Malaysia
  • (1120 - 1140)
    Key Strategies in the Pandemic Preparedness as COVID-19 Hospital
    Speaker: Dr Kuldip Kaur a/p Prem Singh
    Hospital Director, Sungai Buloh Hospital, Malaysia

1140 - 1230

Plenary 4: COVID-19 & the Future: New Paradigms in Medicine & Healthcare

Moderator: Dr Fazilah Shaik Allaudin, Deputy Director, Planning Division, Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia

Speaker: Professor Dr Ogan Gurel
Distinguished Invited Professor, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), South Korea

1230 - 1430

Virtual Poster Viewing

1430 - 1510

Symposium 3

Moderator: Datuk Dr Christopher Lee, Former Deputy Director-General of Health (P&ST) Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia

  • (1430 - 1450)
    COVID-19 Vaccine – Where are we?
    Speaker: Professor Kiat Ruxrungtham
    Professor of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • (1450 - 1510)
    SARS-CoV-2: The available Testing Platforms and their Utility in Diagnosis
    Speaker: Dr Ravindran Thayan
    Head of Virology Unit, Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Institutes of Malaysia Research (IMR), Malaysia

1510 - 1600

Plenary 5: Doing Clinical Trials During Pandemics

Moderator: Datuk Dr Christopher Lee, Former Deputy Director-General of Health (P&ST) Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia

Speaker: Professor Marissa Alejandria
President of the Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Manila, Philippines

DAY 3: 26 AUGUST 2020 (WEDNESDAY)

TIME

AGENDA

1000 - 1030

Virtual Poster Viewing

1030 - 1140

Symposium 4: NIH COVID-19 Research Presentation

Moderator: Dr Kalaiarasu M Peariasamy, Senior Consultant & Head, Institutes of Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Malaysia

  • Molecular Characterisations of SARS-CoV-2 from five clusters in Malaysia 
    Speaker: Dr Jeyanthi Suppiah 
    Research Officer, Institute for Medical Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Malaysia
  • Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19: What have we learnt? 
    Speaker: Dr Cheah Wee Kooi 
    Physician & Geriatrician, Hospital Taiping, Malaysia 
  • COVID-19 Clinical Characterisation in Malaysia 
    Speaker: Dr Benedict Sim Lim Heng
    Infectious Diseases Consultant, Hospital Sungai Buloh, Malaysia 
  • Seroprevalence of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies among Healthcare Workers in Malaysia 
    Speaker: Dr Woon Yuan Liang
    Head CCE, Institute for Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Malaysia
  • Knowledge and Attitude in Predicting Behaviour Adoption for COVID-19 Preventive Measure
    Speaker: Dr Manimaran a/l Krishnan Kaundan 
    Institute for Health Behavioural Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Malaysia

1140 -1230

Plenary 6: COVID-19 Clinical Updates

Moderator: Mr Jaffri Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer, Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology Centre (CREST), Malaysia

Speaker: Dr Suresh Kumar Chidambaran
Head of Medicine & Infectious Disease Consultant, Sungai Buloh Hospital, Malaysia 

1245 -1300

e-Poster Prize Award

1430 - 1715

Technology & Innovation in Healthcare
organised by Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST)

Moderator: Mr Stuart J. Venner Pack, Managing Director, Medical Opinion Asia, Malaysia

  • (1430 - 1545)
    Session 1: Shaping The Future of Healthcare Innovation
    Panellist: 
    1. Dr Kalaiarasu M. Peariasamy, Senior Consultant & Head, Institutes of Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Malaysia
    2. Colonel Dr Mohd Arshil Moideen, Ministry Of Defence Malaysia (MinDef), Malaysia
    3. Ms Nordina Idris, Division Secretary, Strategic Technology And S&T Application Division, Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysia
    4. Prof Dr Ogan Gurel, Distinguished Invited Professor, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), South Korea
  • (1600 - 1715)
    Session 2: How Innovation In Healthcare Is Leading The Way In The Fight Against COVID-19
    Panellist: 
    1. Dr Dzahar Mansor, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Malaysia.
    2. Mr Yew Kian Seng, Technical Business Consultant, IME Group of Companies, Malaysia
    3. Mr Abdul Halim Md Lassim, Chief Executive Officer, HeiTech Managed Services, Malaysia
    4. Mr Jaffri Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer, Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology Centre (CREST), Malaysia

1715 - 1730

Closing Remark

Dr Kalaiarasu M. Peariasamy, Senior Consultant & Head, Institutes of Clinical Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Malaysia

(Updates as 25 August 2020)

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57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia