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4th National Environmental Health Action Plan (NEHAP) Conference 2018 was officiated by Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Health Malaysia with the theme of Chemical Pollution: Understanding Its Environmental Health Impacts.

The conference was held with the aim of strengthening collaboration and giving exposure to participants on the importance of NEHAP Malaysia. Apart from that, this Conference is act as a platform for the presentation of papers covering the field of environmental health as well as for all participants to interact and exchange opinions on the country’s environmental health problems.

The conference was attended by more than 160 participants consisting of representatives from various Ministries and agencies at the federal and state levels, lecturers and university students as well as the private sector that are directly involved in environmental health related activities.

A total of two (2) general papers sand four (4) technical papers were presented were presented during Conference. The speakers and titles of the presentation papers involved are:


  1. Paper 1: Synergizing Religious Ethics and Science Capacities in Managing Pollution in Malaysia by YBhg. Prof. Datuk Dr. Azizan Binti Baharuddin, Director General of Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (Institut Kefahaman Islam Malaysia – IKIM)
  2. Paper 2: Toxicity and Poisoning Risks In The Malaysian Context by YBhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohamad Isa Abd Majid, Director of Pusat Racun Negara


  1. Paper 1: Chemical Pollution & Its Health Effects by Dr Rafiza Binti Shaharudin, Head of Environmental and Health Research Centre (IMR)
  2. Paper 2: Chemical pollution mitigation measures-from engineering perspective by YBhg. Prof. Dr. Azni Bin Idris, University Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  3. Paper 3: Chemical Contamination in Water by YBhg. Prof. Dr. Yang Farina Binti Abdul Aziz, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Paper 4: Chemical Contamination in Food by Mr. Leong Siew Hong, Food Safety and Security Department (MOH)