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[June 2022 Webinar] GP Webinar: Updates on Management of Older Persons

[June 2022 Webinar] GP Webinar: Updates on Management of Older Persons

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geriatric Tan Maw Pin Seminar

Rapid aging will be a crucial megatrend affecting Malaysia in the coming decades.

ageing society in Malaysia

According to World Bank, going from an aging to aged society in just 24 years, the country’s transition happens at a similar pace to Japan’s and follows the trend of other high-income economies.

In 2020, more than 7 percent of the population will be age 65 and above, meeting the conventional international definition of an “aging society

By 2044, 14 percent of the population is expected to be above 65 years of age making Malaysia an “aged society

Come 2056, Malaysia will be a “super-aged society”, with over 20 percent of its population above the age of 65.

As this population ages, the demand for products and services that improve their quality of life will follow. We at iElder.Asia in the healthcare industry would do well to prepare ourselves to receive this demographic with the proper goods and services to meet their needs.

Prof Dr Tan Maw Pin Geriatrician from UMMC will be speaking at the upcoming Older Adults Assessment Training Preview, a sneak peek into a series of programs designed for medical practitioners to provide some of the most sought after services from the silver demographic. 

Older Persons' Assessment Program

The following courses will be offered to participants of the assessment training.

  • Fall risk Assessment
  • Home Hazard Assessment
  • Otago Exercise Programme
  • Senior 5 Points Screening
  • Memory Assessment (Dementia)
  • Senior Health Booklet


Home Hazard assessment
Memory test
fall risk assessment
Otago exercise
Senior 5 point screening
Senior Health Booklet


What will this Program do for you?

1Get equipped with the right assessment tools for the senior population in your healthcare center or clinic, validated by researchers to suit our aging Malaysian population. 

2. Assessment services are an extra way of earning additional income, in addition to regular healthcare services.

3. 1 CPD Point will be provided. 


3.00pm welcome remarks by Dr Kong Why Hong, Founder of AIM Healthcare

3.05pm Welcome remarks and Applying the Science to Address Falls by Prof. Dr. Tan Maw Pin

3.30pm Senior health checkup uniquely develop for our Older Malaysian population by Dr. Mohamad Hasif

4.00pm Exercises to reduce fall risk in older people; What does the evidence say? by Dr. Sumaiyah

4.30pm Memory test by Dr. Roshaslina

4.50pm Training preview and Q&A

5.00pm End


About ACT4Health

ACT4Health is a spin-off company of the University of Malaya and the business arm of the Ageing and Age-associated Disorders Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. Founded in 2017, provides conducive venue for clinical research as well as delivery of evidence-based test & therapy and interdisciplinary training & education to help our clients strive towards healthy ageing.


Meet the Team


Act4Health ielder

Prof. Dr. Tan Maw Pin
 is the managing director at ACT4Health. She is currently a Professor in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Malaya. She received her undergraduate medical training at the University of Nottingham. After passing her MRCP, she obtained a National Training Number in Geriatric Medicine at Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.

During her geriatric subspecialty training, she undertook two years of full time research into falls in older people. She is now a highly research active academic and is the Principal Investigator of the Promoting Independence in our Seniors with Arthritis (PISA) Grand Challenge and the Malaysian Falls Assessment and Intervention Trial (MyFAIT). She was a co-investigator of the Malaysian Elders Longitudinal Research (MELoR) study and is now the Principal Investigator of the AGELESS study, which is a nationwide longitudinal study of ageing funded by the Ministry of Education.

Her administrative roles include Research Coordinator at the Department of Medicine and Leader of the Ageing and Regenerative Medicine Research Thrust at the Faculty of Medicine. She is currently an academic editor for Plos One, and an associate editor for Frontiers in Medicine. She continues to practice geriatrics at the University of Malaya Medical Centre, and had set up the Falls and Syncope Service at the University of Malaya, as well as chairs the hospital inpatient falls committee.

Dr. Sumaiyah Mat is a scientist whose research focus and expertise lies in wide range of ageing research components from epidemiology in ageing and rehabilitation through to basic sciences of ageing related diseases. Dr. Maya is specifically interested in Falls and musculoskeletal issues in older people .

Dr. Roshaslina Rosli is the CEO in ACT4Health, an evidence-based company promoting healthy ageing. She converted her Masters and received her doctorate of philosophy in medicine from University of Malaya (UM) in 2019, focusing on establishing effective tools for the assessment of dementia among senior citizen in Malaysia. She holds degree in Biomedical Science (2012) and diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (2010) from Management and Science University. She has special interest in Dementia’s assessment, care and management. Previously she was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in UM, conducting research on Dementia Care Pathway in Malaysia supported by National Institute for Health Research Global Health Group on Dementia Care & Prevention (DePEC) research funding.

Dr. Mohamad Hasif Bin Jaafar is a Senior Lecturer at UiTM Negeri Sembilan, Kuala Pilah Branch. He studied a hybrid program during undergraduate study, namely Applied Science With Islamic Studies. Later, he trained and did his Master’s degree in Medicine at the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya (UM) before converting it to PhD. In 2017, he managed to get a PhD in Medicine (Geriatric Medicine/Gerontology). To strengthen his research skills, he decided to work as a Post-Doctoral researcher at the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences at Perdana University. He was later promoted as a Manager at Research Management Centre, Perdana University. He has wide research interests in areas concerning elderly issues, physical /mental health in older people, psychology, and Halal. He was also one of the Perdana University Human Research Ethics Committee members. Dr. Hasif has published fourteen (14) papers in international peer-reviewed journals. Furthermore, he is actively training staff and students in terms of data analysis, clinical research, publication, and grant management.

Kiirtaara Aravindhan is currently a PhD student in University Malaya and a Graduate Research Assistant under the Transforming Cognitive Frailty to Later-Life Self Sufficiency (AGELESS) study. She has a Bachelor's in Psychology and Masters in Neuroscience. Kiirtaara currently serves as Operations Coordinator at Act4Health. Her research interest includes mental health and wellbeing as well as cognitive frailty. She has presented her research findings across several platforms. She has also conducted several assessments for various research studies which includes the AGELESS study and a study by the Malaysian HIV association.

About the Organizer - Asian Integrated Medical Sdn Bhd (www.iElder.Asia)

AIM Healthcare is the authorised marketing arm of ACT4Health to promote proven assessment training programme for Healthcare Professional and also consumers. 

iElder.Asia, a division under AIM Healthcare, a medical supply company focus on Silver Care industry,  is licensed by Medical Device Authority (MDA) of Malaysia.

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