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Managing Pain The Traditional Way

29 Nov 2017|Articles, Chinese Medicine, News Media, University|

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

Young Pharmacists Meet at IMU for AYPG Leadership Summit 2017

24 Nov 2017|Research, University|

11-13 November 2017 - Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society-Young Pharmacist Chapter (MPS-YPC) hosted the Asian Young Pharmacist Group (AYPG) Leadership Summit at the International Medical University (IMU). The Summit is co-organised with School of Pharmacy of IMU, AYPG and MPS, with the theme “Pharmacists: Engaging Communities for Health”. This theme is chosen in line with the increase

Health Promotion Week at IMU Promotes Healthy Lifestyle      

21 Nov 2017|Dietetics with Nutrition, Nutrition, People, Programmes, Students, University|

3-6 October 2017 - International Medical University’s Semester 5 students from the Nutrition and Dietetics with Nutrition programmes organised a Health Promotion Week at the University’s campus in Bukit Jalil.  The theme for this year’s Health Promotion Week is “Healthy Lifestyle at Workplace: Eat Healthy, Stay Active”. This event is organised as part of the project

Crucial to Protect and Promote a Healthy Workplace

20 Nov 2017|Articles, News Media, University|

Poor health and well-being of employees have resulted in Malaysian companies losing 67 days of productive work per employee per year, at an estimated cost of RM2.7 million a year on average, according to the Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace by AIA Vitality survey. At the Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace Summit, participating companies were given awards based on

IMU Awarded SETARA-2017 Rating of 6

18 Nov 2017|University|

16 November 2017 - IMU was awarded the SETARA-2017 with the rating of 6 stars (Outstanding) under the Mature University category by YB Dato’ Seri Idris Jusoh, Minister of Higher Education, Malaysia. The only private Malaysian University in this category, IMU is one of the 8 universities that received this achievement alongside the Universiti Malaya

IMU Wins Two Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace Awards

18 Nov 2017|University|

13 November 2017 - IMU won the “Healthiest Employees” and “Healthiest Workplace” for medium sized organisation category in recognition of its healthy workplace programmes, and contribution to workplace health. The two awards are under the “Malaysia’s Healthiest Workplace” programme by AIA Vitality. Commenting on this, Vice-Chancellor, Prof Abdul Aziz Baba said, “The success of this

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