2August2021
DECELERATION OF INFECTIONS WILL NARROW CHANCES OF NEW MUTATIONS EMERGING

‘Deceleration of infections will narrow chances of new mutations emerging’ is an opinion piece by the Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of AIMST University, Professor Datuk Dr. John Antony Xavier. According to Professor John, decelerating sharply global infections would narrow the chances for the emergence of new mutations and the only way to do that is to ensure poorer countries vaccinate their populations fast. The article was featured in the columnist section of NST on 2nd August 2021.
Click here to read.

25July2021
DROWNING, A SILENT KILLER OF OUR YOUNG

In commemoration of the World Drowning Prevention Day held annually on 25 July, Dr. Krishnan Rajam, Senior Professor at the Faculty of Medicine AIMST University, has contributed an article titled ‘Drowning, a silent killer of our young’. According to Dr. Krishnan Rajam, lack of both ‘official’ and public awareness of drowning risk assessment and management, compounded by lack of resources, pose major stumbling blocks to effective drowning prevention in Malaysia.
The article got featured in the ‘Letters to Editor’ column of NST on 25th July 2021. Click here to read.

23July2021
TOOTHPASTE HAS MANY BENEFITS

Associate Professor Dr. Jegarajan Pillay, a Dental Public Health Specialist and currently the Deputy Dean (Management and Research) at the Faculty of Dentistry AIMST University has come with an article titled ‘Toothpaste has many benefits’. The write-up shared some tips for maintaining a healthy mouth and it got featured in the ‘Letters to Editor’ column of NST on 23rd July 2021. Click here to read.

12July2021
ALLEGATION IS RATHER A STRETCH ON REALITY IN MALAYSIA

The Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of AIMST University, Professor Datuk Dr. John Antony Xavier was featured in the columnist section of NST on 12th July 2021. The article titled ‘Allegation is rather a stretch on reality in Malaysia’ was written in view of the controversial Bloomberg article that suggested Malaysia is barrelling towards a failed state. The article asserts four main fault lines that portend such an apocalyptic outcome. Click here to read.

7July2021
SUICIDE PREVENTION

AIMST University’s Faculty of Medicine alumnus and Miri Hospital psychiatrist Dr. Ravivarma Rao Panirselvam was featured in Suara Sarawak. He had written on suicide prevention especially warning signs and how to offer assistance to those in need. Learn more about our MBBS and Biomedical Science programmes at https://www.aimst.edu.my/…/undergradua…/faculty-of-medicine/