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Public Health is becoming a very popular choice of study among many young students because of the increasing global public health problems which require global solutions. With freer movement of people, human and animal foodstuffs, emerging and reemerging infectious diseases compounded with non-communicable diseases has made public health an important and one of the most sought-after fields of study.
This free webinar will advise participants on the career options after completing a Public Health programme.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Prof. Dato’ Dr Rashid is a medical doctor with a Postgraduate Diploma and Masters in Health Science from Edith Cowan University, Perth Australia and a Ph.D. in Community Health from the National University of Malaysia.
He is currently the Professor and Head, Department of Public Health Medicine, and Director of the University College Dublin’s MSc Public Health in RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (formerly Penang Medical College).
He has written about 70 peer-reviewed publications and has written numerous books and chapters in books.
He is also a member of numerous international and national editorial boards of medical journals and an adjunct professor in the University College Dublin, Ireland, site supervisor for the University of South Florida and a collaborator with the centre of excellence in natural resources management, University of Western Australia.
He is actively involved in research, health promotion & education and social wellbeing projects in rural Malaysia especially among the aborigines in Peninsular Malaysia. His passion for the marginalised group earned him the award the Order of Chivalry from the Governor of Penang which carries the title of Dato’.