Saturday, 21 April 2012

Malaria field work and MPH course

The Postgraduate Medical Studies Committee was set up at the University of Singapore in 1961. University of Singapore postgraduates for the Master in Public Health (MPH) were able to do a part of their field work at the rural health clinics in Malaya/Malaysia.

Dr Mohamed Tahir bin Ahmad Ibrahim graduated with MPH from the National University of Singapore in 1981. His field work related to malaria was part of the MPH course and was performed at Sungai Ramal Luar, Selangor.

Where is Sungai Ramal Luar?

Sungai Ramal Luar is near Kajang. It is situated at the fork of Lebuhraya Silk (Silk Highway). It is close to Taman Perindustrian Selaman and Taman Perindustrian Miel on one side of the Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan (North-South Highway) and Uniten and Kuala Lumpur Infrastructure University College on the other side of the NS hwy. Country Heights lies to the NW. Bandar Baru Bangi lies to the SW. Bangi Golf Club lies south. Kajang lies to the NE.

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