Here you can access to the videos, podcasts, slides and notes on COVID-19.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, political leaders and healthcare systems worldwide are tested by exposing deficits in crisis communication, leadership, preparedness and flexibility. Many factors such as global supply chains suddenly failing, contradictory information provided by the media and the role of politics in shaping each country's response to the crisis. This pandemic has not only affected health but has impacted the economy, liberty, and privacy. In the healthcare sector, this has dampened the work pace, quality of research, and effectiveness of communication within the scientific community. However, with every challenge comes the opportunity for healthcare organizations, leaders, and researchers to learn from their mistakes and to place their countries and institutions in a better position to face future challenges. Therefore, in these circumstances, the core of good leadership with resilience is decision-making. This involves recognition and proper assessment of the problem. By having the best available evidence, a timely decision must be made. But this must be done through optimal communication and followed through with progress in the planned direction. Through this Podium with Dato' Sri Idris Jala, we hope that we can learn the characteristics of responsible leaders during the crisis and their resilience in facing the pandemic and providing service for the people and nation.Continue reading
Most validated questionnaires that are widely used around the world are created in a non-native language. If such a questionnaire is to be used in a native-speaking population, it must first be validated. This book aims to be a useful guide for describing all the steps required for validating a questionnaire.
ISBN: 9789671694060 (MY)
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6801209Continue reading
All the slides from the webinar "Managing Dengue in the COVID-19 Pandemic" are available for free on this webpage. This seminar is co-organised by the Malaysian Society of Infection Control and Infectious Diseases (MyICID) and the Institute for Clinical Research (ICR), NIH, Ministry of Health, Malaysia.Continue reading
NIH Guidelines for Conducting Research in Ministry of Health Institutions & Facilities, 3rd Edition (2021). National Institutes of Health, Ministry of Health Malaysia.
Cite As: Mohamad Adam Bujang & Shirin Tan Hui. (2022). Development of Questionnaires for Quantitative Medical Research. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Institute for Clinical Research, NIH MY.Continue reading