Course Director: Professor Dr Rozita binti Hod
Duration of training: 12 months
Training Center: Department of Public Health Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UKM, Cheras, 56000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Eligibility: Independent and certified public health physician (Malaysian) OR has completed a recognized public health specialist training(for overseas candidate), with interest in the area of climate change and health. Applicants who have completed attachment in any facilities that cover the 5 domains of public health, is highly encouraged OR has work experience in public health for a minimum of 3 years. Applicants are required to submit current CV with two referees. Applicants are also required to submit a good standing letter from the employer/institution, for the program application. Applications must be submitted at least 6 months from the intended start date. NonMalaysians are required apply for Temporary Practising Certificate by the Malaysian Medical Council.
Objectives of Program:
By the end of the program, the candidate should be able to:
1. Determine the factors contributing to the impacts of climate change on health
2. Develop a mitigation/adaptation plan for a focus area experiencing climate health impacts.
3. Apply critical thinking, evidence-based medicine in decision making.
4. Exhibit leadership skills, team work, caring, effective communication and professionalisme in the work place.
1. Conduct systematic review on the current climate and health issues.
2. Review published articles on climate change and health.
3. Propose a research project that has clear climate and health focus,and includes mitigation and adaptation actions.
4. Active participation in delivering lectures, supervision training, scientific seminar and journal appraisal.
5. Record experience activities in the fellowship customised logbook.