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 pioneered by a group of enthusiastic final year students who aspire to give back to community, and to educate and empower the locals on prioritising
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 that the best gift for the elderly is companionship Committee Members of BAE Christmas is an annual religious and cultural celebration among people around the
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 raising awareness on the prevention and the effective management of spinal health. In 2016, the celebrated theme was “Straighten Up and Move”. This year, the
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 were guided by Prof Khoo Suan Phaik, A/Prof Stefan Kutzsche and Hildegunn Kutzsche. The humanitarian medical mission was conducted under the auspices of the Humanitarian
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 (APD) and the School Administrators teamed up to start an environmental project under IMU Cares: Gotong-Royong at Bukit Komenwel. This project is one of the
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 Spastic Children’s Association of Selangor and Federal Territory (SCASFT) who have poor trunk motor control which prevents them from being able to sit upright independently.
An advocate of children’s rights, IMUMedical Student, Taha Fathima Khan, from India, founded Child Awareness Project to increase awareness about children’s rights. In January 2016, she was appointed as a Global Youth Ambassador at A World at School, part of Theirworld, which is headed by Sarah Brown. This movement was launched in 2014 by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown. As part of her role, she has written to
Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, 24 September 2016 – Residents of Home of Peace and Rumah Titian Kaseh would be having a brighter and better year through the efforts of the IMU Chariofare 2016 – International Medical University (IMU)’s largest charity run and carnival entirely organised by first year students of IMU. Catherine Cheang, President of IMU Chariofare 2016 said, “It has been a humbling experience organising the IMU Chariofare 2016. Definitely something that I can never learn by just studying
28 September 2016 – In yet another showcase of how Malaysia’s booming education fraternity has spawned the sharing of knowledge and expertise to develop the industry further, International Medical University (IMU), together with Senior Methodist Girls School (MGS) Kuala Lumpur, today officiated the latter’s new computerised library system. The new system was developed by a specialised team at IMU under the varsity’s IMU Cares initiative. The handover ceremony was officiated by Prof Abdul Aziz Baba, Vice-Chancellor, IMU; Prof Ong Kok
“The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to them their own.” ~ Disraeli Discover the Joy of Reading project envisions to give back to the community by extending a helping hand to the less fortunate. Children are the hope of the future and orphans are no exception. We believe that by equipping them with essential knowledge and skills, they too would be able to contribute significantly to the society.