Seats

700 people

Date(s)

29-30 JUNE 2020

Towards Eliminating
Viral Hepatitis

With over 20 thought-provoking sessions led by experts, 37 national & international subject matter experts and 2 high-level plenary address sessions, the Malaysian National Hepatitis Conference serves as an important professional knowledge and thought exchange platform that unites diverse multi-stakeholder groups to address concerns and strategize ways to achieve the elimination of hepatitis.

This conference spans geographical boundaries via international collaborations from 9 different countries that also seeks to highlight compelling research & studies from the region.

Come join us! 16 CPD / NSR points will also be awarded to healthcare providers who attend over the two days.

Keynote Speakers

Datuk Dr Noor
Hisham Abdullah

Director General of Health Malaysia and Senior Consultant in Breast, Endocrine & General Surgery

Dr Ying-Ru
Jacqueline Lo

Head of Mission and WHO Representative to Malaysia/Singapore/Brunei

Professor
Benjamin Cowie

Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Viral Hepatitis, The Doherty Institute

Professor
Gregory Dore

Professor Gregory Dore, Program Head, Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program, UNSW Sydney

Sonjelle
Shilton

Deputy Head for HCV, Access Foundation of Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), Geneva

Professor Gamal
Eidin Esmat

Professor of Hepatogastroenterology & Infectious Diseases

Dr Sherine
Helmy

Deputy Chairman & Managing Director of Pharco Group, Egypt

Dr Huma Qureshi

Advisor to the Federal Health Minister, Pakistan & Former Executive Director, Pakistan Medical Research Council, Islamabad

Ticket Prices

International

USD
300

Regular

You get 2 days of access to conference and all meals

Malaysian

RM
400

Regular

You get 2 days of access to conference and all meals

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Bringing Together The Best Global Expertise & Thought Leadership Towards Eliminating Viral Hepatitis

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Event / Conference Schedule

With over 20 thought-provoking sessions led by experts, 37 national & international subject matter expert and 2 high-level plenary address sessions

June 2020 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

MALAYSIA'S OFFICIAL VIRAL HEPATITIS CONFERENCE

07:00 AM

Registration and Morning Coffee

08:00 AM

Opening Remarks  – Dr Rosaida binti Md Said

Chairperson of National Hepatitis Conference 2020

08:15 AM

Welcome Speech and Opening Ceremony – Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah

Director General of Health, Malaysia

About #NHCMY2020 Team

A dedicated volunteer team of professionals from the healthcare sector and beyond that work tirelessly to build a conference that serves as a learning and development platform for Malaysian healthcare professionals. Year-on-year, this conference has been the focal point for the Ministry of Health (MOH) to report and highlight key developments in viral hepatitis as well as an opportunity for us to learn from the best practices across the world that could be adopted and implemented in our own elimination journey. We have been honoured to have the esteemed support of Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham, bin Abdullah, Director General of Health, Malaysia who himself has been a huge advocate for access to medicines and a more patient-centric public-health approach in eliminating viral hepatitis.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Datuk Dr Muhammad Radzi bin Abu Hassan

National Head and Senior Consultant of Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah

Datin Dr Salbiah binti Hj Nawi

National Head and Senior Consultant Microbiologist Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Dr Nazrila Hairizan binti Nasir

Deputy Director (Primary Health), Family Health Development Division, MOH

Dr Norhayati binti Rusli

Director of Disease Control, Disease Control Unit, MOH

En Ramli bin Zainal

Senior Director of Pharmacy Services Pharmacy Services Program

CHAIRPERSON

Dr Rosaida binti Hj Md Said

Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist Hospital Serdang

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Dr Zalwani binti Zainuddin

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah

Dr Tan Soek Siam

Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist Hospital Selayang

Dr Noryati binti Abu Amin

Director of National Blood Center

Dr Rozainanee binti Mohd Zain

Medical Microbiologist Institute of Medical Research

Dr Rosnawati binti Yahya

Head of National Kidney Transplant Center & Deputy Head Department of Nephrology Hospital

Dr Rozita binti Zakaria

Family Medicine Specialist KK Putrajaya Persint 18

Anushiya Karunanithy

HCV Project Manager Malaysian AIDS Council

Dr Siti Zubaidah binti Ahmad Subki

Senior Assistant Director Medical Development Division MOH

Dr Lim Ee Keng

Physician/Gastroenterology and Hepatology Trainee Hospital Ampang

Dr Ravindran Pennisamy

Physician/Gastroenterology and Hepatology Trainee Hospital Ampang

Dr Selva Yuwaraj Vadioaloo

Physician Hospital Ampang

Puan Fatimah binti Abdul Rahim

Deputy Director Pharmacy Practice & Development Division, MOH

Nur Hafiza binti Samsuddin

Health Education Officer Health Education, MOH

Chan Huan Keat

Pharmacist Clinical Research Center Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah

Dr Haniza binti Omar

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist Hospital Serdang

Dr Noraini binti Ismail

Consultant Medical Microbiologist Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah

Dr Letchuman A/L Ramanathan

National Head of Internal Medicine and Head of Medical Department Hospital Raja Perempuan Bainun

Dr Jameela binti Sathar

National Head and Consultant Haematologist, Hospital Ampang

A Very Special Thanks to the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi )
SEA Team for their support in running this event.

Molly Jagpal

Senior Consultant – Communications & Advocacy

Tilak Ramanaidu

External Affairs Officer

Chung Han Yang

Access & Advocacy Officer

Tim Nyap Ming

Communications Assistant