The satisfaction of being able to help the sick had sparked Dr Chan Jan Bond’s desire to be a doctor. It all started when he was a 10-year old primary school student who helped a boy with an injured knee. The future Dr Chan dressed the bleeding wound and feeling better, the boy thanked him.
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both (Robert Frost, 1874 – 1963) “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost was one of poems that I came across during the English Literature course back in secondary school. It has had a huge impact on multiple important choices in my
In conjunction with its 25th Anniversary, the IMU is recognising the noteworthy achievements of its alumni by awarding them with the Young Alumnus Award at the IMU Alumni Homecoming 2017! The IMU Young Alumnus Award started exactly 10 years ago in 2007. Only 1 award is given out every 5 years. However, one single award
18 November 2017 - In conjunction with its 25th Anniversary celebration, IMU hosted the inaugural and largest IMU Alumni Homecoming to date. Months of preparation have gone into this event to ensure that we provide a programme that is beneficial as well as entertaining to our alumni. The day started with really beautiful weather complete
Organisational culture is a system of shared assumptions, values, and beliefs which governs how its members behave in every organisation. Culture and values are also unwritten rules providing guidelines and boundaries for the behaviours of the members of an organisation. Values form the guiding principles for the institutional development in education, research and healthcare. The
Oral cancer in this country, according to Dr Sobial Bilal, a Senior Lecturer in the School of Dentistry, is mainly caused by smoking, chewing betel and drinking alcohol. Dr Hussein Al Wakeel, a dental officer at the IMU's Oral Health Centre, adds that early detection of oral cancer is difficult as there are few early
One of my favorite all-time movies with regards to the love of food is – Julie and Julia, in short, the film is about a New Yorker Julie Powell who is frustrated with a soul-killing job and embarks on a daring project where she takes a vow to prepare all 524 recipes in Julia Childs'
On 5 October 2017, 12 teams of enthusiastic participants gathered at the IMU Nutrition and Dietetics Lab (N & D Lab) for the first ever Aurora MasterChef competition, organised by the Student-Staff Interaction Activity (SSIA) team from IMU Student Ambassadors in conjunction with the IMU Food Freaks Club. All 36 participants were decked in aprons and
The fast-paced technology has triggered tremendous transformations undergone by the healthcare industry over the past few decades. The healthcare system is now on its way towards an era of data-driven and genomics-based medicine. To name a few, we are now wearing wearable devices to monitor our health status and can provide us instant reading such
Acupuncture has been practised for centuries in China for its ability to modulate and manage pain. According to Prof Zhou Jia, Director of Acupuncture Anaesthesia Research Institute in Shanghai, China, there are two types of acupuncture anaesthesia. In Malaysia, acupuncture anaesthesia had been administered in a thyroid surgery at Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh. Find