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APUCEN Gives Special Award to IMU Chariofare

IMU Cares Chariofare
At the recently concluded 3rd Summit Conference of the Asia-Pacific University-Community Engagement Network (APUCEN) in Penang, IMU Chariofare was given a Special Award in the Inaugural International Youth Volunteer Award under the Entrepreneurship Category as the International Panel of Judges recognised the achievements of Chariofare and that it can serve as a “model” for other

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Health Screening at a Home for the Elderly

4 March 2017 – A group of IMU Pharmacy students made a visit to Rumah Sejahtera Seri Setia (RSSS) led by an experienced project leader, Dr Jithendra Panneerselvam. This project was supervised by lecturers from School of Pharmacy, Medicine and Dentistry. The main purpose of this visit is to update the elderly regarding their current

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Discover the Joy of Learning at Rumah Charis (Home for the Children)

“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.” ~ Anthony Robbins While most were busy partying their Friday nights away, volunteers from different cohorts in IMU were busy educating the children at Rumah Charis under our newly founded Discover the Joy of Learning

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A Day at the Orphanage

12 November 2016 – A group of third year Bachelor of Pharmacy students volunteered for a community service activity at an orphanage, Rumah Charis (Home for Children) as a part of IMU Cares flagship project. The community service was targeted at these less fortunate children as young as three years old up to adolescents in

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Community Project Brings Insight on Diseases and Social Issues to Villagers

Well-known for its excellence in integrating education into the current settings, International Medical University is an established institution that serves as a key platform in shaping quality future healthcare professionals since 1992. Given such high attributes, ‘living the values’ is an integral constituent for members of this higher education institution. IMU Cares Kampung Tekir Project is

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IMU’s School of Pharmacy Students Celebrate Christmas at Rumah Charis Home for the Aged

10 December 2016 – Love and happiness overflowed every single elderly’s heart at Rumah Charis Home for the Aged, Lucky Garden, Kuala Lumpur in an advance Christmas celebration called Be the Angels of the Elderly (BAE), held by a bunch of students from School of Pharmacy, IMU as a project under IMU Cares. We believe

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World Spine Day 2016 – Straighten Up And Move in IMU

The annual celebration of World Spine Day (WSD) has once again found its way back to International Medical University (IMU). It took place on 18 and 19 October 2016. Celebrated universally on 16 October annually since the year 2010, WSD is briefly a themed-event collaboration between organisations around the world with a primary objective of

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The Community at the Heart of our Service and Learning

Medical missions connect healthcare professionals and student volunteers with the communities that need them, thus increasing their access to quality healthcare. A total of six IMU students and ten alumni from the Dentistry, Psychology, Medicine, Biomedical Science and Pharmacy programmes participated in a humanitarian outreach mission in rural Laos from October to November 2016. They

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IMU Collaborates with PSM for a Cleaner Environment at Bukit Komenwel

A clean and safe environment is vital for human health and well-being. It is therefore vital to clean the environment in order to reduce pollution, protect its unique ecosystems, prevent extinction of endangered species and conserve resources, such as water, land and air. With this in mind, the Academic Services Department (ASD), Academic Programme Development

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IMU Cares by Enabling Customised Mobility Aids for Deserving Children

Petaling Jaya, 25 October 2016 – International Medical University (IMU) has embarked on an initiative which will see children diagnosed with neuromuscular conditions such as cerebral palsy and congenital hydrocephalus receiving customised specialised mobility aid solutions. The initiative, which falls under the university’s IMU Cares programme, will benefit children falling under the purview of the

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Serving the community is a manifestation of the University's core values but also as part of experiential learning, generally, a very effective form of learning - Walking the Talk.