IMU Cares

IMU Cares Programme has grown into an important part of University life, providing means for students and staff to engage with the community beyond the University.

Bringing Science to Life

29 Aug 2016|IMU Cares, Programmes, Research|

A recent report has captured the grim truth many have suspected for years. Malaysian students are losing interest in science, with only 21% of upper secondary students enrolling in the science stream in 2014. Many students find science subjects difficult and uninteresting, and it is not hard to see why. For the children in Rumah

An Eye-Opening Experience Teaching Practical Skills at IMU Laboratory

15 Aug 2016|IMU Cares, Programmes|

Good practical sessions provide students with the opportunity to materialise the theoretical knowledge obtained in their classes, in addition to fostering the development of practical skills. Practical sessions provide the students with first-hand experience to explore methods used by chemists and biologists in their respective disciplines. These experiences stir the students’ interest to venture into

IMU Joins UNHCR in Addressing Healthcare Needs of Refugees and Asylum-Seekers

2 Aug 2016|IMU Cares|

IMU to provide complimentary health educational support Kuala Lumpur, 29 July 2016 – In line with ongoing efforts by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to assist refugees and asylum-seekers, IMU has embarked on a project to provide much-needed support for this marginalised group in Malaysia, through health educational services. This partnership was

Putting Smiles on the Faces of Spastic Children

21 Jul 2016|IMU Cares, Programmes|

When opportunity knocks, open the door. We, the committee members of the SCASFT  (Spastic Children’s Association of Selangor and Federal Territory) visit 2016 decided to take up the responsibilities during the election to continue the “legacy” of this project. Of course, taking over a project from pioneers is no easy task as there are certain expectations

Caregiver Training: Elderly Care Workshop

15 Jul 2016|IMU Cares|

15 June 2016 - The caregiver skill training workshop was hosted at International Medical University (IMU), Bukit Jalil. It is a project developed under the IMU Cares and is focused on training the caregivers in performing appropriate activities of daily living (ADLs) for the elderly. This elderly care workshop highlighted the importance of quality care

Learning to Interact with Autistic Children at Visits to NASOM

16 Jun 2016|IMU Cares, Staff, Students|

Students from the International Medical University (IMU) Biomedical Science programme along with other students from the University’s health sciences programmes conducted a visit to a National Autism Society Of Malaysia (NASOM) School in Taman Yarl, Bukit Jalil. This activity was sponsored by IMU Cares and was carried out at three different visits of which two

Valuable Experiential Learning Experiences at Salak South Community Health Screening

30 May 2016|IMU Cares, Students|

17 April 2016 - A group of second year BSc (Hons) Nutrition students volunteered at a community service activity at Dewan Orang Ramai Kampung Baru Salak Selatan. This community service is one of the IMU Cares flagship project targeting the urban poor population residing in and within Salak Selatan. Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) together

Caring for Young and Old Residents at Ti-Ratana

18 Apr 2016|IMU Cares, Staff, Students|

9 April 2016 – IMU staff and students from various programmes participated in a follow through visit to Ti-Ratana. The visit had our staff and students giving massages to the elderly and conducting postural screening for the children. Staff and students were from Chiropractic, Nursing, Biomedical Science, Pathology, Human Biology, IRDI, Nutrition and Dietetics, Academic Services and


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