Under the Thematic Working Group (TWG) 10 – Environmental Health Expert, NEHAP Malaysia, lead by Prof. Dr. Jamal Hisham bin Hashim, a Priority List of Environmental Health Issues in Malaysia has been generated.
Two (2) groups of experts was invited and involved in the Focus Group Discussion (FGD) session to rank the 14 environmental health (EH) issues that has been identified by the members of TWG 10. The 1st FGD was held on 9 August 2018 and the 2nd FGD was on 22 April 2019.
During the 1st FGD, two (2) additional environmental issues was suggested to be included in the priority list. As the result, the expertise has ranked 16 environmental health issues accordingly to the severity and magnitude scoring for each EH issues.
The list can be used as a reference for the academicians and research agencies prior decision making on selecting their research or study area or field.
The TOP 10 of the Priority List of Environmental Health Issues are:
NEHAP Malaysia and TWG 10 would like to thank you to all FDG members.