Dr. ROSNAH RAMLY
Senior Principal Assistant Director, Min Of Health
Rosnah Ramly obtained her Medical Degree from the National University of Malaysia in 1989 and Masters in Public Health in 1999 from the University of Malaya. She subsequently joined the Department of Public Health, as the Head of the Injury and Substance Unit after graduating her Masters Programme.
She did her fellowships in Injury Prevention and Surveillance in Australia in 2002. While doing the Injury prevention programme, she pioneered the development of Malaysian Violence and Prevention Injury Surveillance System which is now being piloted at Kuala Lumpur, Klang, Serdang and Putrajaya Hospitals.
In 2014, she had been given the responsibility to head the NCD Community-based Intervention Program. This initiative, which was piloted in 2013 with 100 localities, has now been expanded to 6,000 localities nationwide with 40,000 volunteers trained.
Dr Rosnah also has presented several papers related to Community Empowerment and NCD Community-based Intervention Program in several conferences. In June 2016, Dr Rosnah was gazetted as Public Health Consultant (NCD Epidemiology) by the Government of Malaysia.