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IMU Pharmacy Lecturer Wins Best Oral Presentation Award

Kaeshaelya Thiruchelvam, an IMU lecturer from the Pharmacy Practice Department, School of Pharmacy won the ‘Best Oral Presentation’ Award at the 2nd IMU Cares Humanitarian Mission Conference. The title of her presentation was ‘Care of the Elderly: Practical Solutions to the Obvious Challenges’, which highlighted central concerns in elderly homes and practical solutions in line

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IMU Inks Agreement with Ajinomoto for “Elderly Nutrition Programme”

In 2015 – 2016, Ajinomoto (M) Bhd (AMB) collaborated with the International Medical University (IMU) in a pilot project titled “Elderly Nutrition Programme” to promote a better quality of life and improve the health standards of golden aged population specifically focusing on low sodium and balanced diet intake through a healthy Umami-rich dietary programme. This

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A Passion to Teach, A Passion to Care

“The English language is a work in progress. Have fun with it.” by Jonathan Culver 14 May 2017- ‘Abang, next time can we come again to IMU?’ said one of the Rumah Titian Kaseh (RTK) children. The Passion to Care Project is one of the IMU Cares project at the International Medical University and is

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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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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.