Sharifa Ezat Wan Puteh

Sharifa Ezat Wan Puteh


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The above is a trained Medical Doctor from UKM. She obtained her Master’s in Public Health (Hospital and Health Management), PhD and Post-Doctoral on Health Economics from the United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH). Her study on “Cost Effectiveness of HPV Vaccinations against Cervical Cancer in Malaysia” was used in policy of HPV vaccination establishment in the country. Her main interests are in the areas of health policy, health inequality and health economics. She previously sat as Coordinator for Masters in Community Health Science, previous Fellow for the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Small Medium Enterprise Development Faculty of Economics and previous Head for the International Training Centre for Case mix and Clinical Coding (ITCC UKM) where she has been appointed as a casemix consultant, coding specialist (with UNU-IIGH and ITCC UKM) to conduct research & capacity building in Health System in developing country. Now she is the Deputy Dean (Relation & Wealth Creation), Faculty of Medicine, Honorary Fellow to Tun Fatimah Hashim Women’s Leadership Center UKM and Chairman to Technical Advisory Committee for Health Technologies, Economic Evaluation (TACHTEE), MoH year 2021-2022. She was appointed as a consultant to the Ministry of Human Resource on Burden of Occupational Related Diseases; Ministry of Health on Cluster Hospital efficiency and Prime Minister’s Department on Prevalence of Autism among children in Malaysia. She was the assistant editor for the Malaysian Journal of Public Health, a Scopus indexed journal and reviewer of other journals, locally and abroad. She has published papers locally and abroad, regularly writes in newspapers, chapters and books. She is a Masters and PhD supervisor and examiner and conduct classes for masters and PhD graduates from UTM, OUM, USM on health economics and health outcomes research. She has presented many papers and proceedings locally and abroad and is a reviewer on HTA on cost effectiveness of HPV vaccinations, Pneumococcal vaccination; a member of the Health Economics Association Malaysia, the Malaysian Public Health Physicians Association, MySPOR (Malaysian Pharmacoeconomics and Outcome Research Group) and ‘One Health’ with MyHoun on zoonotic diseases. She also is an active member in community volunteerism, NGO activities and Corporate Social Responsibilities, with local companies and organisations. Special interest Community medicine, health economics, health inequality and women’s h
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