Overview of COVID-19 vaccines: efficacy and priority group

Overview of COVID-19 vaccines: efficacy and priority group

The webinar on 7 April 2021 focuses on the overview of COVID-19 vaccines

  • Current evidence on efficacy and priority group
  • Vaccine efficacy from studies and real-life data
  • Priority groups for vaccination and the evidence behind them


Dr. Kalaiarasu Peariasamy is the director of Institute for Clinical Research (ICR) which is one of the 6 institutes in National Institutes of Health (NIH), Ministry of Health Malaysia. He is also the chairman of the Vaccine Selection Technical Working Group (TWG). 

Panellist for this week:

Dr.Benedict Sim Lim Heng is a Consultant Infectious Disease Physician at the Sungai Buloh Hospital, Ministry of Health Malaysia. He is the main coordinator for the Clinical Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination (Malaysia). 

After the webinar session, we had a Q&A session with Dr Ben to address a few important questions. Read more...

Please type your questions below in Slido. 

How to join the webinar?

No need to register. Just come to this webpage on Wednesday, 7th April 2021 at 3 PM (GMT+8) to join the live session. You can ask questions directly in this webpage using Slido. 

There are other ways to watch the webinar live. You can join us live using your preferred social media account or one of the options below. Don't forget to use app.sli.do to ask questions. As usual our event code is #hcsmMY

How to get CPD points?

We will broadcast the online attendance form during the live webinar, and we will broadcast the attendance form after the webinar finished for another 5 minutes. The link will also be posted on our Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Please double-check your email address before submitting. Any mistake in your email address, you will not get the certificate of attendance. 

The certificate of attendance is issued to those who participated live (in real-time). We do not give a certificate to those watching the replay/recorded video/podcast. 

Looking forward to seeing you live! 


If you need more information about this season 2 webinar: the weekly CME programme, CPD point and other info, please go to this webpage: https://clinupcovid.mailerpage.com/resources/z5s9z0-covid-19-vaccination-overview-wha

This is a weekly live webinar jointly organized by Malaysian Society of Infection Control and Infectious Diseases (MyICID) & Institute for Clinical Research (ICR), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Malaysia.