Webinar Series on Demystifying Phases in Clinical Trials & COVID-19 Updates

Webinar Series on Demystifying Phases in Clinical Trials & COVID-19 Updates

In July 2021, Institute for Clinical Research will organize a new webinar series on Demystifying Clinical Trials and Updates in COVID-19. Tune in every Wednesday from 14 to 28 July 2021 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM (GMT+8)

Weekly Programme:





14 Jul 2021

(3 - 4 PM)

Introduction to Phase 1 Trial

COVID-19 vaccine trial experience sharing

Dr. Alan Fong Yean Yip

Consultant Cardiologist & CRC head of Sarawak General Hospital

Mr. Chew Chun Keat 

Technical Head of Centre for Clinical Trial, ICR

Dr. Cheah Wee Kooi

Physician & Geriatrician, Head of Medical Dept & Clinical Research Centre, 

Taiping Hospital

Dr. Kalaiarasu M. Peariasamy


Institute for Clinical Research (ICR)

Dr. Akhmal Yusof


Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM)

21 Jul 2021

(3 - 4 PM)

COVID-19 Updates in Palliative Care

Malaysia's experience in WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Trial

Dr. Richard Lim Boon Leong

Palliative Medicine Physician, Head of Palliative Unit, Selayang Hospital

Dr. Chow Ting Soo

Infectious Disease Physician, Penang General Hospital

Prof. Dr. Goh Bak Leong

Senior Consultant Nephrologist,

Hospital Serdang

Dato' Dr. Goh Pik Pin

Former Director of ICR & Director of Kasih Hospice Foundation. 

28 Jul 2021

(3 - 4 PM)

Introduction to Phase 2 & 3 trial

Social Media the New Tool in Clinical Trial?

Dato' Dr. Chang Kian Meng

Senior Consultant Haematologist & Transplant Physician,

Sunway Medical Centre

Dr. Hajah Salina Abdul Aziz

Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Epidemiologist, Head of CRC, Head of Psychiatric and Mental Health Department,

Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Datin Dr. Sheamini Sivasampu

Public Health Physician,

Institute of Clinical Research

Dr. Akhmal Yusof


Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM)

How to register?

To make life easy, no need to register. Just tune in on the designated date and time.

How to join the webinar?

There are 8 ways to watch the webinar live every Wednesday at 3:00 PM (GMT+8). 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

P/S: If you are going to watch the webinar using mobile phone or tablet, it will be better to join via:

As we put the live video, live Q&A and chat on the website for easier viewing and participation. 

I have some questions to ask the panellists?

Do ask your questions via Slido (app.sli.do). As usual, our event code is #hcsmMY

You can also click on the specific webinar page, hyperlink in the weekly programme table, (above)  to type the question directly on the weekly webinar webpage.

    How to get CPD points?

    We will broadcast the online attendance form during the live webinar session. 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. 

    Are these webinars recognized NSR CPD, MMA CPD and MYCPD?

    Yes. These webinars have approval from NSR CPD, MMA CPD and MYCPD. You will get ONE CPD point for each webinar session.

    MMA members (A7c)

    If you have MMA CPD app, you are encouraged to scan the MMA QR code at the end of the webinar as MMA members will get instant CPD point credited to your MMA account. 


    For MYCPD users, most HCP admins already approved this webinar series including medical doctors (with HCP 2.0). However, some MYCPD admins asked their respective users to upload their e-cert and claim CPD point as an unscheduled event. You can find the full list here (click here).

    NSR CPD (A7c)
    For NSR CPD users, here is the event IDs for each webinar

    MPS (Malaysian Pharmacists Society) members

    For the MPS members, you will receive ONE CPD point under A8 - online CME category.  

    Do you have other questions?

    Do go to this webpage to understand how this webinar series work and hopefully, you can find your answer here (click here).

    This is a weekly live webinar organized by Institute for Clinical Research (ICR), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Malaysia.