SECRETARIAT OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES FACULTY OF MEDICINE​

PROF. DR. MOHD RIZAL ABDUL MANAF

PROF. DR. MOHD RIZAL ABDUL MANAF

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Mini Biography

Dr. Mohd Rizal Abdul Manaf is a Professor and Public Health Consultant in the Department of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He graduated with Medical Doctor Degree from UKM in 1994 and Master of Community Health (Hospital and Health Management) from UKM in 2001 and subsequently attained Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health in 2009.

He was appointed as one of the committee members in reviewing health care reform and 1Care Technical Committee of Ministry of Health Malaysia at the National Level.  He was also involved in the Fairness of Financial Contribution committee of Ministry of Health Malaysia. His main areas of research are health economics and quality of life. He is involved in a number of studies on public health in Malaysia. These include understanding risks factors, prevalence and elements of trajectories among adolescent involved in poly-drugs and ATS abuse at selected hot spots in Malaysia, diagnostic study on development of integrated and sustainable long-term care for elderly in Malaysia, profile of non-communicable disease risk factors among Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia staff and effectiveness of Slim Shape intervention program. He is a member of Public Health Specialist Association of Malaysia.  He is an editor of International Public Health Research Journal and also served as reviewer for PLOS One Journal, Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, Medical Journal of Malaysia and Community Health Journal. He had published numerous articles in local as well as international peer-reviewed journals.

Step 1
Application through Secretariat of Postgraduate Studies (SPS) website/ link at HCTM website/ or direct communication with the Course Director *Application need to be made a minimum of 6 months before the date of admission
Required process:
  • Candidate Details and selected programmes
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
*First medical degree needs to be checked whether it is recognised by Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) (a mandatory requirement if the candidate will do rotation outside of HCTM) An offer letter will be issued (by PKP) to the candidate for the payment process Course Director
Step 2
Application will be reviewed by the Course Director
Step 3
  • Fill in and submit Application Form to International Affairs Unit (UPA)
  • Letter of Temporary Approval/ Letter of Rejection to applicants will be issued by SPS
  • For the accepted candidates, a copy of the Temporary Approval Letter will be sent to UKM Shape – for VISA’s application process
Step 4
Accepted candidates are required to complete the following documents:
  • Form 16 for Temporary Practicing Certificate application Click Here
  • Visa application (Professional Visit Pass (PVP)) Click Here

  • *Since Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysian Immigration will only issued Profesional Visit Pass (PVP) with Single Entry Visa for 1 Year. Candidate must go out from Malaysia before PVP expired and must re-apply new PVP from home country for next year's programme
    *All documents will be sent through the International Affairs Unit, Faculty of Medicine UKM
Step 5
Candidate enrolled and report to the Course Director
Step 6
An offer letter will be issued (by UKM Shape) to the candidate for the payment process
Step 7
Course Director will notify the candidate about privileging and credentialing to HCTM Credentialing Link
Step 8
ONE (1) month before programme ends, the Course Director are required to inform SPS and International Affairs Unit, Faculty of Medicine UKM
Finish
SPS will issue Certificate of Completion to the candidate

Flowchart of Credentialing and Privileging in HCTM for International Candidates

DEFINITION

Credentialing: a process to set the standards and to do an evaluation for a person’s qualification in a field or procedure. It is recognition for the professional training done by a medical practitioner.

Privileges: the rights given by the hospital for a medical practitioner to give treatments or to do procedures on hospital patients based on the qualifications of the training, and the medical practitioner’s experience and expertise.

Step 1
Log in to this link: http://credentialing.ppukm.ukm.my/index.php to apply for credentialing application.
*No payment needed for this application
Step 2
For new application, please fill in the details and update your profile.

* If you want to renew you application, please apply 6 months BEFORE your expiry date.
Step 3
Click Credentialing Form and complete all the required information.

*You need to fill in your Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) Registration Number, Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) Number and National Specialist Register (NSR) Number in the prerequisite field.
Step 4
Select Head of Department (HOD) to verify your application.
Step 5
Tick (√) and submit your application.
Step 6
Your Dashboard for the application status will appear. You can check the ongoing status by time to time.
Step 7
All applications will be reviewed in a meeting.

*The meeting will be conducted 4 times a year
Step 8
HCTM issue an Approval Letter (TWO weeks after the meeting)
Finish
HCTM issue Certificate of Credentialing (ONE month after)