Conference Chairs & Committee

Dr. Hematram Yadav

Professor Dr. Hematram Yadav

Department of Community Medicine
MAHSA University

Professor Dr. Hematram Yadav is currently professor of Community Medicine Department in MAHSA University, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Prior to this appointment he was Head of Community Medicine in International Medical University and also Head of Family Health. Division in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine in University Malaya (UM) and the Head of Family Health and Development Division in the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia. He received his basic medical degree (MBBS) from University of Kerala, India and went on to do his Masters in Public Health (MPH) in University Malaya and MBA from Boston University. He has over 40 years of experience in the field of Public Health both locally and internationally. He worked as a consultant for WHO, UNICEF and In Develop (Sweden) mainly in countries in the Western Pacific Region in areas such as Primary Health Care, Maternal and Child Health Care, and Health Services Management in several countries. While in the Ministry of Health (MOH) he conducted several workshops in the area of Health and Hospital management both locally and in the Western Pacific region. He has organized several public health conferences besides he has also served in several technical committees and as Organizing Chairman of several conferences.

He has published more than 90 papers, author of several books and has presented technical papers in both local and international level. During his career in Ministry of Health he served as Chairman of the Reproductive Health Meeting organized by the Family Health Division at World Health Organization (WHO) HQ in Geneva, and also as Vice-Chairman of the Members of Interested Parties Meeting (MIP) in WHO HQ. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medicine, Malaysia (FAMM) Public Health Chapter and is on editorial boards of several journals. He has participated in several research projects and his current research interest is on maternal mortality and birth weight of infants. For his work he has received several awards locally and he is a recipient of the prestigious Hind Rattan Award from the NRI Welfare Society of India New Delhi for his work in the area of public health.

Rusli Bin Nordin

Prof. Dr. Rusli Bin Nordin

Head of School of Medicine
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Taylor’s University


Professor Dr Rusli Bin Nordin is Professor of Public Health Medicine and Head of the Clinical School Johor Bahru, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, Malaysia. Prior to his current appointment, he was Head of the Department of Community Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, and Deputy Dean, School of Dental Sciences, University Science Malaysia, Kota Bharu, Kelantan.

Prof Rusli was a Colombo Plan Scholar and graduated in medicine and surgery (MBBS) from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia and obtained his Masters in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Malaya and a Doctorate in Medical Sciences (DrMedSc) from The University of Tokyo, Japan under the Ronpaku Doctoral Program. He has more than 100 publications in both local and international journals and has authored 10 books and chapters and has presented scientific papers in both local and international conferences and seminars. Prof Rusli has organized several international conferences under the auspices of the Union of Risk Management in Preventive Medicine (URMPM) in his capacity as the Vice President of URMPM (now renamed as the International Association of Risk Management in Medicine: IARMM) and is currently an Executive Committee Member on Health Risk Management. He has also organized the Second Asia Pacific Expert Workshop on Psychosocial Factors at Work, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia, in July 7-8, 2011. Prof Rusli is currently the Vice President of the Asia Pacific Academy of Psychosocial Factors at Work (APA-PFW) and has co-edited the first publication of the academy [Dollard MF, Shimazu A, Rusli BN, Brough P, Tuckey MR (eds) (2014) Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific. Dordrecht: Springer International Publishing]. A second volume is currently in press [Shimazu A, Rusli BN, Dollard MF, Oakman J (eds) (2016) Psychosocial Factors at Work in the Asia Pacific: From Theory to Practice. Dordrecht: Springer International Publishing].

Prof Rusli is an Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine Ireland (Hon FFOMI), and a Fellow of the Academy of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Malaysia (FAOEMM) and Fellow of Public Health Medicine Malaysia (FPHMM). He is an Editorial Board Member of several international journals including Industrial Health, International Journal of Public Health Research, Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, and Journal of Medical Safety and is also a reviewer for several international journals. He has supervised many Masters of Public Health and PhD students and is active as an external examiner for masters and doctoral candidates.

Scientific Committee

Dr. Nafisa Huq, Independent University Bangladesh, Bangladesh

Prof. Forhad Akhtar Zaman, Sikkim Manipal University, India

Prof. Dr. Lua Pei Lin, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia

Dr. S.M. Raysul Haque, Independent University Bangladesh, Bangladesh

Dr. Narendra Babu, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Shabareen Tisha, Independent University Bangladesh, Bangladesh

Dr. Sampatha Goonewardena, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Dr. Wan Rohani Wan Taib, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia

Dr Nasrin Banu Laskar, Sikkim Manipal University, India

Professor Md. Jakariya, North South University, Bangladesh

Dr. Saira Mehnaz, Aligarh Muslim University, India

Dr. Farhan Abdul Rauf, Public Health Physician/ Researcher, Consultant – Rehabilitation & Disabilities

Brig (Dr) Vijay Mehta, Sikkim Manipal University, India

Prof. Mohammad Nasir Uddin, North South University, Bangladesh

Dr. Ahmed Hossain, North South University, Bangladesh

Prof. Dr. Nyi Nyi Naing, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia

Associate Prof. Khadija Leena, North South University, Bangladesh

Prof. Dr. Tengku Mohammad Ariff Raja Hussin, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia

Prof. Sanghamitra Sheel Acharya, North South University, Bangladesh

Prof. Madya Dr. Hafizan Juahir, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia

Dr. Shahnur Begum, Malaysia

Dr. Nabin Kumar Hembram, Nuclear Power corporation of India Limited (Govt.of India), India

Dr. Nathanael Sirili, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania

Dr. Sharmin Majumder, Mahidol University, Thailand

Dr. Fazidah Aguslina Siregar, North Sumatera University, Indonesia

Dr. Irfan Nowroze Noor, National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine, Bangladesh

Dr. Samia Ahmed Khan, Provincial Tuberculosis Control Program – Punjab, Pakistan

Dr. VT Krishnadas Menon, Amala Medical College, India

Dr. Aris Widayati, Universitas Sanata Dharma (USD), Indonesia

Dr. Fingani Annie Mphande-Nyasulu, TIA Bio-Consulting, Malawi

Dr. Meram Mohammed Ali Azzani, MAHSA University, Malaysia

Dr. Nookorn Pathommapas, Udon Thani Rajabhat University, Thailand

Dr. Binu Upreti, SMIMS, India

Conference Convener

conference chairs committee

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The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka
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