Side effects and concerns about vaccination

Side effects and concerns about vaccination

The webinar on 21 April 2021 focuses on:

  • Severe non-allergic side effects of vaccine
  • Risk factors for severe side effects
  • Patients that require preassessment prior to vaccination
  • Possible thrombotic complications after vaccines?


Dr. Nor'Aishah Abu Bakar is a Public Health Physician, the Head of COVID-19 Immunization Task Force, Medical Development Division MoH and Deputy Director of Medical Care Quality Section, Medical Development Division, Ministry of Health, Malaysia.

Panellists for this week:

Dr. Low Lee Lee is an Infectious Disease Physician at the Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah. She is the Kedah State Infectious Disease Physician and the chief coordinator of state Infection Control and AMS committee. She is also a committee member of Asia Fungal Working Group (AFWG) under International Society For Human and Animal Mycology.

Dr. Ong Tien Lee is a neurologist in Sungai Buloh Hospital. She has 14 years working experience and currently undergoing Neurology subspecialty training since January 2017.
She has been gazetted as a Physician in Internal Medicine in 2016. She also completed her fellowship training in movement disorders in Westmead Hospital in September 2020.

Dr. Veena Selvaratnam is a Haematologist working in Ampang Hospital. She is the Head of Clinical Haematology Reference Laboratory, Hospital Ampang, a committee member of the National Haemophilia Registry and Research Technical Working Committee, Ministry of Health, Malaysia. She is also the medical co-chair for World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) 2020 World Congress.

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COVID-19 Webinar Series Feedback Survey

Thank you for attending our webinar! We would love to invite you to join our survey study on Health Care Providers' Evaluation of the Weekly "Webinar Series On COVID-19" For Continuing Medical Education (CME). We would like to hear your feedback about this webinar series. Here is the link

P/S: You will be awarded with a research participation certificate upon completion which you can use for your LNPT/SKT/work appraisal etc.

How to join the webinar?

No need to register. Just come to this webpage on Wednesday, 21st 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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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.