Vaccinating the elderly with comorbid and those under palliative care

Vaccinating the elderly with comorbid and those under palliative care

The webinar on 14 April 2021 focuses on

  • Safety of vaccines in the frail and elderly
  • Efficacy of vaccines in the frail and elderly
  • Ethics of vaccinating those under palliative care


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar is an Infectious Disease Physician at the University Malaya Medical Centre. She is the Head of Infectious Diseases Unit in University Malaya. 

Panellists for this week:

Dr. Rizah Mazzuin Razali is the head of Geriatric Unit and Internal Medicine Physician working in Kuala Lumpur Hospital. She is also an adjunct lecturer in the University Putra Malaysia (UPM) since 2014. Dr Rizah is also a visiting physician to Rumah Baitul Mawaddah, Klang, Lembaga Zakat Selangor.

Dr. Richard Lim Boon Leong is a Consultant Palliative Medicine Physician and Head of Palliative Care Unit, Selayang Hospital. He is the National Advisor in palliative medicine for Ministry of Health Malaysia and the chairman for subspecialty fellowship training committee in Palliative Medicine. Dr Richard is a Senior Lecturer and Examiner for Advanced Diploma in Palliative Care nursing Curriculum, MOH. 

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How to join the webinar?

No need to register. Just come to this webpage on Wednesday, 14th April 2021 at 3 PM (GMT+8) to join the live session. You can ask questions directly in this webpage using Slido.

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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:

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.