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Blog on Alzheimer’s Launched: A Collaboration between IMU Cares and ADFM


Tia Walker had said, ‘To care for those that once cared for us, is one of the highest honors.’ The Alzheimer’s project at the International Medical University (IMU) started in November 2016 with a small seed of an idea to give a platform for caregivers within Malaysia an understanding on what the disease is about

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Running for Charity


Kuala Lumpur, 16 September 2017 – On the back of our nation’s 60th Merdeka Day celebrations, IMU reinforces the spirit of unity and standing together as 1Malaysia with a charity run and fund-raising carnival in conjunction with Malaysia Day as well as IMU’s 25th Anniversary. This year, a total of about RM220,000 was raised towards IMU Cares  Humanitarian Fund, which collaborates with NGOs such as MERCY

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Children at Rumah Charis Discover the Joy of Learning


What started out as a branch of a different project has now grown and matured into what is now known as Discover the Joy of Learning (DJOL) 2.0. Led by Dr Dinesh Kumar Chellappan and managed by Chan Ser Chyi and Low Ka Lok, DJOL 2.0 aimed to continue the work of the original project

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Larian Amal Bantu Golongan Memerlukan


Kuala Lumpur, 16 September 2017 – On the back of our nation’s 60th Merdeka Day celebrations, IMU reinforces the spirit of unity and standing together as 1Malaysia with a charity run and fund-raising carnival in conjunction with Malaysia Day as well as IMU’s 25th Anniversary. This year, a total of about RM220,000 was raised towards IMU Cares  Humanitarian Fund, which collaborates with NGOs such as MERCY

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Heartbeating Moments on Malaysia Day at IMU Chariofare 2017


~  IMU’s Chariofare 2017 brings together more than 1,700 runners for charity ~ Kuala Lumpur, 16 September 2017 – On the back of our nation’s 60th Merdeka Day celebrations, IMU reinforces the spirit of unity and standing together as 1Malaysia with a charity run and fund-raising carnival in conjunction with Malaysia Day as well as

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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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