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Clinical Updates in COVID-19

English, Health / Medicine, 5 seasons, 41 episodes, 2 days, 6 hours, 20 minutes
This podcast is created to share the webinars hosted by National Institutes of Health (NIH), Ministry of Health, Malaysia with the aim to provide clinicians with the clinical updates in COVID-19 and for medical professionals to share their experience in their work related to COVID-19. This podcast intended to share within healthcare professionals. Further information and slides presentation in the webinars are available at NIH COVID-19 website ( and blog (
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Use of Artificial Intelligence (DR.MATA SYSTEM) for the Detection And Intervention of Diabetic Retinopathy

Presented in NIH's CME on 25 May 2023 by Datuk Dr Nor Fariza Ngah, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Shah Alam Hospital, Malaysia. **The full presentation was in English, but the introduction by the moderator was done in Malay. The Q&A session was conducted bilingually, depending on the language of the questions. The video can also be found on YouTube at The presentation slides are available at:
5/26/202344 minutes, 18 seconds
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COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness (RECoVaM) & Adolescent Vaccination

Disclaimer: This podcast derived from a Zoom live session, which was conducted in a mix of Malaysia's official language & English. Ministry of Health, Malaysia held a virtual event on 23 September 2021 to discuss the results of The Real World Evaluation of COVID-19 Vaccination (RECoVaM) under PICK (Program Imunisasi COVID-19 Kebangsaan). CCORe, Institute for Clinical Research and COVID-19 Immunization Task Force, CITF have collaborated on this endeavour. You can watch the video recording with English translation courtesy of YouTube at: Dr Kalai's slide Dr Nik's slide Dr Saidatul's slide
9/25/20212 hours, 1 minute, 30 seconds
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Let’s Talk About COVID-19 Vaccines

This talk was organized by COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee (JKJAV) on 19 February 2021 at 9 PM, Malaysia time via Clubhouse.     Panellists onboard are Khairy Jamaluddin (Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Helmy Haja Mydin (Pulmonologist & Head of the Lung Centre at Pantai Hospital), Dr Jemilah Mahmood (Public Health Special Advisor to the PM), Dr Kalaiarasu Peariasamy (Director of Institute of Clinical Research), Dr Giri Rajahram (Infectious Diseases Physician, Queen Elizabeth Hospital) and Dr Akhmal Yusof (CEO of Clinical Research Malaysia).   If you would like to watch the video podcast with closed caption, you can go to this link: #COVID-19 #Vaccine #Malaysia #ScienceTalk
2/21/20211 hour, 59 minutes, 32 seconds
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Living on the frontline of COVID-19

Living on the frontline of COVID-19 with Datuk Dr. Christopher Lee, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sasheela Ponnampalavanar, Dr. Anusha Shunmugarajoo and Dr.Paranthaman Vengadasalam. Programme: Datuk Dr.Christopher Lee 00:00:03 Dr.Anusha Shunmugarajoo 00:04:15 Assoc. Prof. Dr.Sasheela Ponnampalavanar 00:30:35 Dr.Paranthaman Vengadasalam 00:58:57 Panel discussion and Q&A 01:01:43 Slides from the webinar "Living on the frontline of #COVID-19": How To Safeguard Health Care Workers Working in Hybrid & Non-COVID-19 Hospital by Dr. Anusha Shunmugarajoo (HTAR) Prevention of Transmission of COVID-19 in hospital by Assoc. Prof. Dr.Sasheela Ponnampalavanar (UMMC)
4/17/20201 hour, 41 minutes, 41 seconds
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First teleconference between Malaysia-China Infectious Disease Specialist

(Audio: Chinese-English with bilingual translation) COVID-19 case discussion between Chinese and Malaysian doctors was held on 26th of March 2020.  Q1: Role of Favipravir in treatment of COVID-19 cases 00:26:34 Q2: Comment of Malaysia COVID-19 treatment protocol 00:35:38 Q3: Cytokine Release Syndrome in COVID-19 00:52:03 Q4: Role of steroids in treatment of COVID-19 cases 01:02:36 Q5: Role of Interleukin-6 (IL-6) inhibitor in treatment of COVID-19 cases  01:09:29 Q6: Experience in usage of convalescent serum  01:14:17 Q7: Management of healthcare workers who exposed to positive COVID-19 patients without proper personal protection equipment (PPE).  01:22:04 Q8: Re-infection of COVID-19  01:34:09 Q9: Infectivity of patients who had recovered from the illness, but PCR test remains positive beyond 14 days  01:46:30 The summary of this video is available on google slide via Opening address by  His Excellency Bai Tian, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Malaysia,  Mr Bei Zhaojian, Deputy Director-General of the Shanghai Municipal Foreign Affairs Office and  Dr. Hishamshah Bin Mohd Ibrahim, Deputy Director General Of Health (Research & Technical Support), Ministry Of Health Malaysia representing YBhg.Dato’ Seri Dr. Chen Chaw Min, Chief Secretary, Ministry of Health Malaysia. Experts from China are:  Dr. Qiu Zhongmin, Director of Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Tongji University School of Medicine, Shanghai Profesor Dr. Shen Yinzhong, Director of Department of Medical Administration, Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center and Chief Physician, Department of Infection and Immunity Shanghai Also attended this video conference were the Infectious Disease Physicians and Specialists from 17 MOH Malaysia hospitals from all the 14 states and University Malaya (UM).
3/26/20202 hours, 7 minutes, 24 seconds
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Webinar Session with General Practitioners on COVID-19

Medical Development Division, MOH in collaboration with Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) and National Institute of Health hosted this webinar session with the aim to provide General Practitioners with the current information and Infection Control Practice related to COVID-19 pandemic. (Date: 22/03/2020) Content of podcast: 1. Overview of COVID-19 by Dr. Suresh Kumar Chidambaram Senior Consultant Infectious Disease Physician, Head of Medical Department, Hospital Sg. Buloh 2. COVID-19: Infection Prevention & Control in Private Healthcare Facilities by Dr. Suraya Amir Husin Head of Infection Control Unit, Medical Care Quality Section, Medical Development Division, MOH 3. Expert Panel Q&A with Dr. Suresh Kumar (ID); Dr. Suraya Amir Husin (MOH); Dr. Ravindran Thayan, Head of Virology Unit, Infectious Disease Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research (NIH); Dr. Priya Ragunath, Head of Occupational Health and Environment Sector, Disease Control Division, MOH; Dr. Thirunavukarasu Rajoo, Honorary General Secretary, Malaysian Medical Association; Dr Nazrila Hairizan Nasir, Deputy Director, Family Health Development Division. Further information and slide presentation in the webinars are available at “Clinical Updates in COVID-19". 
3/22/20201 hour, 44 minutes, 24 seconds